267 patient evaluations for Pregabalin

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Mar 18, 2009 (Started Aug 15, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for pain)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (dry mouth)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 225 mg Daily
Cost: $25-49 monthly
Side effects: dry mouth

Feb 1, 2009 (Started Aug 15, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for pain)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg Daily
Side effects: dry mouth

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Mar 15, 2009 (Started Feb 10, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    Severe (weight gain, headaches, problems concentrating)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: 600 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: It's not the miracle drug it is advertised as.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: brain fog, weight gain, headaches, problems concentrating

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Mar 1, 2009 (Started Feb 04, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    Mild (dizziness, weight gain)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 450 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: It cuts the pain at least in half! Its a God send! I don't think I could go without.
Side effects: weight gain, dizziness

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Mar 1, 2009 (Started Feb 01, 2004)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    Moderate
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 25 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: It helped me to sleep. It caused weight gain :-( It is to expensive, I am supose to take 150mg twice a day now I tried it for a while.....I felt better, but the cost caused me to drop it down to 150mg at bedtime. My co pay it cost $95.00 a month (30 days supply)
Cost: $50-99 monthly

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Feb 22, 2009 (Started Feb 14, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (tiredness, daytime sleepiness, spacing out)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 450 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: i am so happy with this drug and it's pain relief.
Side effects: spacing out, tiredness, daytime sleepiness

Feb 18, 2009 (Started Feb 14, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (daytime sleepiness, spacing out)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 450 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: make sure you give it some time. i took a week for me to start feeling the pain relief.
Side effects: spacing out, tiredness, daytime sleepiness

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Feb 16, 2009 (Started Jan 06, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (blurry vision, tiredness, daytime sleepiness, slow to wake in morning)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: 200 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: i am weening myself off of these to see if it is really any help
Side effects: slow to wake in morning, tiredness, daytime sleepiness, brain fog, blurry vision

Dec 6, 2008 (Started Jan 06, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (blurry vision, tiredness, daytime sleepiness, slow to wake in morning)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 200 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: it has helped to take the edge off the pain
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: slow to wake in morning, tiredness, daytime sleepiness, brain fog, blurry vision

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Feb 15, 2009 (Started Jan 01, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    Severe (loopy feeling, swelling in legs, feet and ankles, vertigo)
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: 25 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Feb 5, 2009 (Started Jan 14, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Other)
  • Side effects
    Mild (brain fog, spacing out, slow to wake in morning)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 50 mg Daily
Cost: $25-49 monthly
Side effects: slow to wake in morning, brain fog, spacing out

  • 0 helpful marks

Feb 4, 2009 (Started Jun 01, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for pain)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Side effects: weight gain

Aug 21, 2008 (Started Jun 01, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for pain)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (weight gain)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Advice & Tips: that it can (and does) cause weight gain, but it really helps the neuropathic pain - I tried 4 days back on Tramadex and ibuprofen and ended up in severe pain. I've decided that I'll deal with any wt gain that I have, but I'll definitely stay on the Lyrica.
Side effects: weight gain

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Jan 29, 2009 (Started Aug 05, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Other)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (dizziness, brain fog, weight gain, headaches, tiredness, fatigue, problems concentrating)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 600 mg Daily
Side effects: tiredness, dizziness, headaches, brain fog, weight gain, problems concentrating, fatigue

  • 0 helpful marks
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