244 patient evaluations for Gabapentin

suzeeq
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suzeeq
Sex: F
Data Quality: 0 stars
Sensation: Moderate
Overall: Moderate
Cognition: moderate
Vision: moderate
Speech: moderate
Swallowing: moderate
Upper limb: moderate
Walking: severe
I have:
MS

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Jun 13, 2009 (Started )

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Nerve pain (neuralgia))
  • side effects
    Moderate (Depressed mood, Increased appetite)
  • 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

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zigzag
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zigzag
Sex: F
Data Quality: 2 stars
Relapse: Severe
Sensation: Moderate
Overall: None
Cognition: mild
Vision: none
Speech: none
Swallowing: none
Upper limb: none
Walking: mild
I am: vg
I have:
MS

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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 legs)
  • 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

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myhoney
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myhoney
Sex: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Sensation: Mild
Overall: Mild
Cognition: mild
Vision: mild
Speech: none
Swallowing: moderate
Upper limb: mild
Walking: mild
I am: vg
I have:
MS

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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

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mandiesueny
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mandiesueny
Sex: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Sensation: Severe
Overall: Moderate
Cognition: moderate
Vision: moderate
Speech: mild
Swallowing: moderate
Upper limb: moderate
Walking: moderate
I have:
MS

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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

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Skypath
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Skypath
Gender: M
Data Quality: 0 stars
Depression: 3
Mania: 0
Emotional: 1
Anxiety: 3
Compulsion: 0
External Stress: Severe
29 M
Function: Moderate
Distress: Moderate
I am: vg
I have:
Panic disorder

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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: 2400 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Worked slightly and lost efficacy quickly over time. Very bad withdrawal symptoms can develop when stopped abruptly.
Cost: < $25 monthly

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thedogmother
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thedogmother
Gender: F
Data Quality: 0 stars
Pain: Most
Fatigue: All
Sleep: Most
Stiffness: Most
function: Little
external_stress: Most
Stickman: all
Description:F59y
FM:10y
I have:
Fibromyalgia

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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

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mamaof3boys72
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mamaof3boys72
Gender: F
Data Quality: 0 stars
Pain: All
Fatigue: All
Sleep: All
Stiffness: Most
function: None
external_stress: All
Stickman: all
Description:F43y
FM:?y
I have:
Fibromyalgia

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May 18, 2009 (Started Apr 22, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Other)
  • side effects
    Severe (Voice changes, Spaced out, Sleepiness, Loss of short term memory, Speech problems, Mood swings)
  • 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, Spaced out

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tired old me
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tired old me
Sex: F
Data Quality: 2 stars
Sensation: Moderate
Overall: Moderate
Cognition: moderate
Vision: moderate
Speech: moderate
Swallowing: moderate
Upper limb: moderate
Walking: moderate
I am: vb
I have:
MS

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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

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Whimsical
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Whimsical
Sex: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Bulbar: moderate
Arms: moderate
Chest: severe
Legs: severe
I am: vg
I have:
ALS

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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

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OregonWayne
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OregonWayne
Sex: M
Data Quality: 1 star
Bulbar: none
Arms: moderate
Chest: mild
Legs: severe
I have:
ALS

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Apr 24, 2009 (Started Apr 10, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Pain)
  • side effects
    Severe (Muscle weakness)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: 900 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Although it did a great job of controlling the neuro pain, the rapid lose of muscle control was overwhelming. After discontinuing most of muscle control is back.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Muscle weakness

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