258 patient evaluations for Gabapentin

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Sep 8, 2009 (Started Aug 05, 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

Aug 18, 2009 (Started Mar 14, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for numbness and tingling with pins and needles)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for burning sensation in soles of feet)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1800 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

May 12, 2009 (Started Mar 14, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for numbness and tingling with pins and needles)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for burning sensation in soles of feet)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 900 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: All I know is it does not work for me...It may work well for others though...
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Aug 8, 2009 (Started May 01, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Pain)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (grogginess, nausea, fatigue)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 2700 mg Daily
Cost: $200+ monthly
Side effects: nausea, grogginess, fatigue

  • 0 helpful marks

Aug 3, 2009 (Started Jul 03, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Treat my mood condition(s))
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for nerve pain (neuralgia))
  • Side effects
    Severe (weight gain)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: worked great to kill my nerve pain in my spine, but added weight gain worked against the benefit
Side effects: increased appetite, weight gain

Sep 16, 2008 (Started Jul 03, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for back pain)
  • Side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1200 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: A fantastic med that is non-addictive, so is non-narcotic and also is not an opioid
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: increased appetite, weight gain

Aug 22, 2008 (Started Jul 03, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for back pain)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1200 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: non-narcotic, no addictive factor, this is the 1st drug out of many that really deals with my pain and I dont even feel like I am taking a med.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: increased appetite, weight gain

  • 1 helpful mark

Aug 2, 2009 (Started Jun 06, 2004)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Treat my mood condition(s))
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 2400 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Iv'e been on Neurontin for a long time. This is one drug that I swear by and really do like it. I don't get any negative or bad side effects from it and it really does help my mood out alot. The only problem- beware if you don't have health insurance for it's one expensive drug.
Cost: $200+ monthly

  • 1 helpful mark

Jul 31, 2009 (Started Aug 17, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1800 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Jul 24, 2009 (Started Oct 09, 2000)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    Severe (weight gain)
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1800 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: It doesn't do it for me. And I have gained at least 50lbs
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: weight gain

  • 0 helpful marks

Jul 16, 2009 (Started May 01, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for nurve pain)
  • Side effects
    Mild (weight gain)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: weight gain

  • 0 helpful marks

Jul 15, 2009 (Started Jun 26, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for stiffness/spasticity)
  • Side effects
    Mild (sedation)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 600 mg Daily
Cost: $100-199 monthly
Side effects: sedation

  • 0 helpful marks

Jul 6, 2009 (Started May 19, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for nerve pain (neuralgia))
  • Side effects
    Mild (brain fog)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 2400 mg Daily
Side effects: brain fog, brain fog

  • 0 helpful marks
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