252 patient evaluations for Gabapentin

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Jeepster 57
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Jeepster 57
Gender: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Pain: Unreported
Fatigue: Unreported
Sleep: Unreported
Stiffness: Unreported
Function: Unreported
External_stress: Unreported
Stickman: unreported
Description:F62y
FM:29y Dx
I am: n
I have:
Fibromyalgia

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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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Vincent
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Vincent
Gender: M
Data Quality: 2 stars
Depression: 1
Mania: 1
Emotional: 0
Anxiety: 3
Compulsion: 0
External Stress: Overwhelming
37 M
Function: High
Distress: Low
I am: g
I have:
PTSD

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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

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desi12
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I have:
Fibromyalgia

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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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Hestia58
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Hestia58
Sex: F
Data Quality: 2 stars
Relapse: Moderate
Sensation: Moderate
Overall: Moderate
Cognition: moderate
Vision: moderate
Speech: moderate
Swallowing: mild
Upper limb: moderate
Walking: moderate
I am: b
I have:
MS

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Jul 1, 2014 (Started Nov 27, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Trigeminal neuralgia)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Nerve pain (neuralgia))
  • Side effects
    Moderate (Drowsiness)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Advice & Tips: same as Lyrica. Beware side effects.

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pepsigirl74
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pepsigirl74
Data Quality: 1 star
  • Gender: F
  • Age: 42
Condition: CRPS Type I 4 additional condition(s)
Quality of life:
  • Mental: Moderate
  • Physical: Moderate
I am: n
I have:
CRPS Type I

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Jun 1, 2014 (Started Jul 01, 2013)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for CRPS I (Complex regional pain syndrome type I))
  • Side effects
    Moderate (Weight gain)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take

  • 0 helpful marks
sierramama
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sierramama
Data Quality: 1 star
  • Gender: F
  • Age: 68
Condition: Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) 9 additional condition(s)
Quality of life:
  • Mental: Mild
  • Physical: Mild
I am: b
I have:
Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA)

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May 2, 2014 (Started Jan 12, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Nerve pain (neuralgia))
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Peripheral Neuropathy)
  • Side effects
    Mild (Drowsiness)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 800 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: New MD Dr. Miller, Neurologist recommended I take my needed doseage at HS only. To eliminate other ones during to see if fatigue/sleepiness in daytime improves. It has been very effective.

Feb 12, 2014 (Started Jan 12, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Nerve pain (neuralgia))
  • Side effects
    Mild (Drowsiness)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 1600 mg Daily

Jan 12, 2014 (Started Jan 12, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Nerve pain (neuralgia))
  • Side effects
    Mild (Drowsiness)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1600 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Imperative to take as prescribed. If I miss one dose, I will have terrible nerve shooting pains in my feet that night.

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suzzie
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suzzie
Sex: F
Data Quality: 2 stars
Sensation: Severe
Overall: Moderate
Cognition: moderate
Vision: moderate
Speech: moderate
Swallowing: moderate
Upper limb: moderate
Walking: severe
I am: vg
I have:
MS

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Apr 18, 2014 (Started May 09, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for Peripheral Neuropathy)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 900 mg Daily

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pc4069
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pc4069
Gender: M
Data Quality: 1 star
Left Eye : none
Right Eye : moderate
Sensation : moderate
Overall : mild
Swallowing : none
Arms : none
Legs : moderate
Bladder/Bowel : moderate
Spinal Cord : mild
I am: g
I have:
NMO

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Dec 25, 2013 (Started Sep 27, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Pain)
  • Side effects
    Mild (Grogginess, Mood swings, Fatigue)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 2700 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: helps pain from burning and tingling
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Grogginess, Fatigue, Mood swings

Oct 8, 2009 (Started Sep 27, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Pain)
  • Side effects
    Mild (Grogginess, Mood swings, Fatigue)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Grogginess, Fatigue, Mood swings

Jan 4, 2009 (Started Sep 27, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Other)
  • Side effects
    Mild (Grogginess, Mood swings, Fatigue)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Grogginess, Fatigue, Mood swings

Nov 25, 2008 (Started Sep 27, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Other)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (Fatigue)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Advice & Tips: helps pain
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Grogginess, Fatigue, Mood swings

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ChloeMS
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ChloeMS
Data Quality: 3 stars
Pain: Some
Fatigue: Most
Sleep: All
Stiffness: Little
function: None
external_stress: All
Stickman: most
Description:61y
CFS:19y Dx
FM:19y Dx
I am: b
I have:
ME/CFS

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Nov 15, 2013 (Started Jan 13, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Nerve pain (neuralgia))
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Dry mouth, Dry throat

Nov 9, 2013 (Started Jan 13, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for Nerve pain (neuralgia))
  • Side effects
    Mild (Dry throat, Dry mouth)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Dry mouth, Dry throat

Jul 16, 2013 (Started Jan 13, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Nerve pain (neuralgia))
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Dry mouth, Dry throat

Jun 3, 2010 (Started Jan 13, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Nerve pain (neuralgia))
  • Side effects
    Severe (Dry throat, Dry mouth)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: Extreme dry mouth!
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Dry mouth, Dry throat

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kitrona
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kitrona
Data Quality: 1 star
  • Gender: F
  • Age: 38
Condition: Ehlers Danlos 9 additional condition(s)
Quality of life:
  • Mental: Mild
  • Physical: Mild
I am: n
I have:
Ehlers Danlos

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Nov 9, 2013 (Started Nov 08, 2013)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Nerve pain (neuralgia))
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Pain)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (Dizziness)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 900 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Once the dizziness subsides, which I really hope it does, this will enable me to live something like a normal life!
Cost: < $25 monthly

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