257 patient evaluations for Gabapentin

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Aug 8, 2015 (Started Jul 01, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for Pain)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg Four times daily

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Jul 30, 2015 (Started Jul 01, 1997)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Pain)
  • Side effects
    Mild (dry eyes, dry mouth, dizziness)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 1800 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: do not drive while taking. strong medicine 4 pain. I still drive, so I only take it before bed. It also helps me sleep.
Cost: < $25 monthly

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Jul 21, 2015 (Started May 01, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for Other)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1800 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Jun 9, 2015 (Started Jan 15, 2014)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for nerve pain (neuralgia))
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for burning sensation)
  • Side effects
    Mild (dizziness with hypotension upon standing)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 100 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: work as well for me as lyrica.{alot cheaper} .Lyrica made me yawn all day with dizzy spells.

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Jun 8, 2015 (Started Oct 15, 2003)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for mental breakdown)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for insomnia)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for difficulty falling asleep)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for anxious mood)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for anxiety and frustration)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 900 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Jan 10, 2014 (Started Oct 15, 2003)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for insomnia)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for anxiety and frustration)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for anxious mood)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for difficulty falling asleep)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for mental breakdown)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 900 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

May 11, 2015 (Started Jan 05, 2013)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for nerve pain (neuralgia))
  • Side effects
    Mild (drowsiness)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take

Mar 28, 2015 (Started Jan 05, 2013)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for nerve pain (neuralgia))
  • Side effects
    Mild (drowsiness)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 2700 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Jan 6, 2015 (Started Feb 24, 2014)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for Pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for panic attacks)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for generalized anxiety disorder)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 100 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Sep 3, 2014 (Started Jun 30, 1988)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 2400 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Take with food or milk. It can upset your stomach. When I first started taking gabapentin it actually stopped all of the `phantom' pain in my arms and legs. Could hardly believe it! For the longest time I is on 1600 mg a day and now up to 2400 mg a day since they are taking me off the morphine.

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Jul 23, 2014 (Started Jul 01, 2013)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for anxiety attacks)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: unexpected positive energy
Cost: $25-49 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Jul 1, 2014 (Started Oct 11, 2013)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (blurry vision)
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: I did not feel well taking this.

Jan 15, 2014 (Started Oct 11, 2013)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    Mild (blurry vision)
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: The doctor wanted me to take 1 nightly for a week, then increase to 2 and so on until at a high dose. Side effects can be weight gain but for me, at this low dose, I found I would have some dizziness the next morning and blurry vision so no desire to increase. It does help some to ward off pain so I take it when my muscles are making noise like the next day will be a bad fibro day. Sometimes it prevents a bad day, sometimes it doesn't but I am not taking it as prescribed.

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