257 patient evaluations for Pregabalin

lilybet
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lilybet
Sex: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Depression: 1
Mania: 0
Emotional: 1
Anxiety: 1
Compulsion: 0
External Stress: Overwhelming
55 F
Function: Moderate
Distress: Low
I am: n
I have:
Major Depressive Disorder

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Mar 1, 2012 (Started Sep 10, 2008)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Pain: Moderate
  • Perceived effectiveness for Fibromyalgia: Moderate
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 400 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I'm on multiple meds. I didn't know that the anorgasmia was directly caused by Lyrica until I discontinued it. What a relief!
Cost: $50-99 monthly
Side effects: Daytime sleepiness, Sexual dysfunction

Sep 15, 2011 (Started Sep 10, 2008)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Pain: Moderate
  • Side Effects: Moderate
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 400 mg Daily
Cost: $50-99 monthly
Side effects: Daytime sleepiness, Sexual dysfunction

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Echo Mountain
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Echo Mountain
Sex: M
Data Quality: 3 stars
Pain: Most
Fatigue: All
Sleep: All
Stiffness: All
function: None
external_stress: Little
Stickman: all
Description:M41y
CFS:8y Dx
FM:8y Dx
I am: n
I have:
ME/CFS

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Feb 29, 2012 (Started Nov 01, 2009)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Nerve pain (neuralgia): Major
  • Perceived effectiveness for Fibromyalgia: Major
  • Perceived effectiveness for Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: Slight
  • Side Effects: Mild
  • Adherence: Usually
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 300 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Cymbalta (duloxetine) was helpful, but did not usually address all of my nerve pain. I resumed Lyrica and slowly worked up to my current dosage until I achieved analgesia (absence of pain). The only time I notice nerve pain is on bad days when the nerve pain returns. I might speak to my pain management doctor about taking an additional dose on those days because the pain is significant. Not sure if this ia an accepted protocol.
Cost: < $25 monthly

Dec 2, 2010 (Started Nov 01, 2009)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Fibromyalgia: Moderate
  • Side Effects: Mild
  • Adherence: Usually
  • Burden: A little
Dosage: 375 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: It reduces nerve pain in my legs, but it does not remove it most days. My arms are better, but when my bad days hit, it fails to cover the pain just like my legs. Overall, it appears to work, but it is not totally effective and increasing the dose is not
Cost: $200+ monthly

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raehex
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raehex
Sex: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Pain: All
Fatigue: All
Sleep: All
Stiffness: All
function: Little
external_stress: Most
Stickman: all
Description:F24y
FM:8y Dx
I am: b
I have:
Fibromyalgia

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Feb 7, 2012 (Started Sep 15, 2011)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Fibromyalgia: Moderate
  • Side Effects: Mild
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 200 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: The side effects do not really bother me, they're just something to keep in mind. It really does help though.
Cost: $25-49 monthly

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Motivatories
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Motivatories
Sex: M
Data Quality: 2 stars
Relapse: Severe
Sensation: Moderate
Overall: Mild
Cognition: moderate
Vision: moderate
Speech: none
Swallowing: moderate
Upper limb: mild
Walking: moderate
I am: n
I have:
MS

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Jan 19, 2012 (Started Jul 01, 2008)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Pain: Moderate
  • Perceived effectiveness for Headaches: Major
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 150 mg Daily
Cost: $100-199 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
Keeper of the Flame
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Keeper of the Flame
Sex: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Pain: All
Fatigue: Most
Sleep: All
Stiffness: All
function: Little
external_stress: Some
Stickman: all
Description:F57y
CFS:?y
FM:6y Dx
I am: b
I have:
Fibromyalgia

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Jan 15, 2012 (Started May 16, 2008)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Fibromyalgia: Moderate
  • Perceived effectiveness for Pain: None
  • Perceived effectiveness for Muscle pain: None
  • Perceived effectiveness for Nerve pain (neuralgia): Moderate
  • Side Effects: Severe
  • Adherence: Never
  • Burden: Very
Dosage: 450 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I was taking Lyrica for a few years and then I had trouble with my insurance paying for my script so I stopped using the Lyrica for awhile. I finally got things squared away with the insurance and I started taking Lyrica again at a lower dose. Within 3 days of restarting the Lyrica my family noticed that I had changed. I was groggy and not paying attention to important things. I felt a presence who talked to me and I talked back. That was a really creepy feeling once I realized what was happening. I stopped taking the Lyrica again because my family was shocked at the difference in my behavior. My pain is worse without the Lyrica, but my life is much better.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Blurry vision, Lack of concentration, Brain fog, Weight gain, Weight gain

Nov 29, 2009 (Started May 16, 2008)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Fibromyalgia: Moderate
  • Perceived effectiveness for Pain: Moderate
  • Perceived effectiveness for Nerve pain (neuralgia): Moderate
  • Perceived effectiveness for Muscle pain: Moderate
  • Side Effects: Moderate
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: A little
Dosage: 600 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Before I was taking my current dose of 600 mg. of Lyrica a day I was a total mess with electric type pain consuming my whole body in addition to the regular type of pain that the doctor prescribes regular pain meds for. Now that I am on such a high dose of the Lyrica I am at least able to live a normal life where I am not constantly being electrocuted by everything I touch and feel inside.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Blurry vision, Lack of concentration, Brain fog, Weight gain, Weight gain

  • 1 helpful mark
lillylover
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lillylover
Sex: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Sensation: Mild
Overall: None
Cognition: none
Vision: mild
Speech: none
Swallowing: none
Upper limb: none
Walking: none
I am: g
I have:
MS

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Jan 12, 2012 (Started Oct 26, 2010)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Numbness and tingling with pins and needles: Slight
  • Side Effects: Moderate
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: A little
Dosage: 450 mg Daily
Cost: $25-49 monthly
Side effects: Fainting, Dizziness

Apr 19, 2011 (Started Oct 26, 2010)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Numbness and tingling with pins and needles: Slight
  • Side Effects: Moderate
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: A little
Dosage: 450 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Having a lot of dizziness today - try to drink a lot of water and eat enough food to keep my blood sugar level even. Still trying to figure out how to combat the dizziness.
Cost: $25-49 monthly
Side effects: Fainting, Dizziness

Apr 11, 2011 (Started Oct 26, 2010)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Numbness and tingling with pins and needles: Moderate
  • Side Effects: Mild
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: A little
Dosage: 300 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Strong connection to hydration and hunger. Makes me feel lightheaded and have become very faint while taking this medicine several times. It gets worse when I change my dosage up or down, so I always slowly back off or add to my dosage as needed. Eventually I plan to go off this medication if my tingling and numbness starts to get better on its own.
Cost: $25-49 monthly
Side effects: Fainting, Dizziness

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missisant
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missisant
Sex: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Pain: Some
Fatigue: Most
Sleep: All
Stiffness: All
function: Some
external_stress: Some
Stickman: all
Description:F45y
CFS:7y Dx
FM:7y Dx
I am: b
I have:
Fibromyalgia

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Jan 3, 2012 (Started Nov 15, 2011)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: Moderate
  • Perceived effectiveness for Fibromyalgia: Moderate
  • Side Effects: Severe
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Somewhat
Cost: < $25 monthly

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hdaspen
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hdaspen
Sex: M
Data Quality: 1 star
Pain: Most
Fatigue: All
Sleep: All
Stiffness: All
function: None
external_stress: All
Stickman: all
Description:M51y
CFS:5y Dx
FM:4y Dx
I am: b
I have:
Fibromyalgia

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Jan 1, 2012 (Started Aug 01, 2011)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Fibromyalgia: None
  • Side Effects: Severe
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 200 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: lyrica left me in more pain in different places.. my shoulder blades... upper back, tightness in my ribcage, feeling like a truck parked on my back.. and getting off this prescription was extremely painful.. pain through the roof, like the worst flu every..
Cost: $100-199 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
Iconoclast
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Iconoclast
Data Quality: 1 star
  • Sex: F
  • Age: 40
Condition: Chronic Headache Disorder 14 additional condition(s)
Quality of Life:
  • Mental: Moderate
  • Physical: Moderate
I am: b
I have:
Chronic Headache Disorder

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Jan 1, 2012 (Started Jan 01, 2010)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: None
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Cost: < $25 monthly

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skcusorbif
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skcusorbif
Sex: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Pain: Most
Fatigue: All
Sleep: All
Stiffness: All
function: None
external_stress: Most
Stickman: all
Description:F58y
FM:?y
CFS:8y Dx
I am: b
I have:
Fibromyalgia

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Dec 17, 2011 (Started Dec 07, 2011)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Fibromyalgia: None
  • Perceived effectiveness for Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: None
  • Perceived effectiveness for Pain: None
  • Side Effects: Severe
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Very
Dosage: 75 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I had a bad experience with this drug I got very sick and had to stay in bed. I stopped taking it and those symptoms went away. If you have autoimmune issues with many allergic reactions I'd be careful trying new drugs.

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