255 patient evaluations for Gabapentin

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Jun 26, 2009 (Started Jan 27, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for numbness and tingling with pins and needles)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 2400 mg Daily

Jan 3, 2009 (Started Jan 27, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for numbness and tingling with pins and needles)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 2400 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Jun 13, 2009 (Started )

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for nerve pain (neuralgia))
  • Side effects
    Moderate (increased appetite, depressed mood)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Advice & Tips: This helps without terrible side effects. Useful drug. I've taken it off and on since 1984.
Side effects: depressed mood, increased appetite

  • 0 helpful marks

Jun 10, 2009 (Started May 11, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for numbness and tingling with pins and needles)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for burning sensation)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for pain in leg(s))
  • Side effects
    Severe (weight gain)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: Stopping, doesn't help, causing weight gain
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: weight gain

  • 1 helpful mark

Jun 4, 2009 (Started Mar 20, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for nerve pain (neuralgia))
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Jun 1, 2009 (Started Apr 15, 2003)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for pain)
  • Side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1200 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Jun 1, 2009 (Started Dec 01, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for anxious mood)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1800 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Worked slightly and lost efficacy quickly over time. Very bad withdrawal symptoms can develop when stopped abruptly.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

May 25, 2009 (Started Apr 30, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 600 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

May 18, 2009 (Started Apr 22, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Other)
  • Side effects
    Severe (mood swings, speech problems, loss of short term memory, sleepiness, spacing out, voice changes)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: If you can work through the side effects keep the treatment up. It seems to be helping me. Thank God.
Side effects: speech problems, mood swings, sleepiness, loss of short term memory, voice changes, spacing out

  • 0 helpful marks

May 15, 2009 (Started Feb 15, 2002)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for seizures (grand mal or tonic-clonic))
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 600 mg All the time (24/7)
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

May 15, 2009 (Started Jan 01, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for stiffness/spasticity)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 500 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
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