244 patient evaluations for Gabapentin

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sierramama
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sierramama
Data Quality: 1 star
  • Gender: F
  • Age: 67
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.

  • 1 helpful mark
suzzie
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suzzie
Sex: F
Data Quality: 2 stars
Sensation: Severe
Overall: Severe
Cognition: severe
Vision: severe
Speech: moderate
Swallowing: moderate
Upper limb: moderate
Walking: severe
I am: n
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

  • 0 helpful marks
Ladywolf319
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Ladywolf319
Data Quality: 1 star
  • Gender: F
  • Age: 32
Condition: CRPS II 29 additional condition(s)
Quality of life:
  • Mental: Moderate
  • Physical: Severe
I am: vb
I have:
CRPS II

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Jan 16, 2014 (Started Jan 15, 2013)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for Nerve pain in left leg)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for Nerve pain (neuralgia))
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Allodynia)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for CRPS II (Complex regional pain syndrome type II))
  • side effects
    Moderate (Nausea, Speech ataxia-problems coordinating speech, Loss of sex drive (libido), Brain fog, Balance problems, Dizziness, Memory and cognition problems)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 1800 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Make sure that you eat a solid meal before taking and don't plan time drive. The nausea and dizziness is enough to make you uncoordinated. For me luckily, the side effects, other than the nausea, have decreased a little.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
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

  • 0 helpful marks
ChloeMS
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ChloeMS
Data Quality: 3 stars
Pain: Most
Fatigue: Most
Sleep: Some
Stiffness: Most
function: None
external_stress: Most
Stickman: most
Description:60y
CFS:18y Dx
FM:18y 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

  • 0 helpful marks
kitrona
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kitrona
Data Quality: 1 star
  • Gender: F
  • Age: 37
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

  • 1 helpful mark
janik
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janik
Sex: F
Data Quality: 3 stars
Bulbar: mild
Arms: moderate
Chest: none
Legs: moderate
I am: n
I have:
PLS

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Oct 28, 2013 (Started Jun 03, 2013)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Nerve pain (neuralgia))
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for RLS (Restless Legs Syndrome))
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 600 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Dec 1, 2008 (Started Jun 03, 2013)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Other)
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
Chelena
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Chelena
Data Quality: 2 stars
  • Gender: F
  • Age: 60
Condition: Undifferentiated Inflammatory Arthritis 22 additional condition(s)
Quality of life:
  • Mental: Mild
  • Physical: Mild
I am: b
I have:
Undifferentiated Inflammatory Arthritis

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Oct 15, 2013 (Started Sep 28, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for Fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Nerve pain (neuralgia))
  • side effects
    Moderate (Sleepiness)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: It helped the nerve pain I was experiencing for a bit but since I was mis-diagnosed this drug would never have helped me since my problem was not a pinched nerve but severe osteo-arthritis in my left hip. I took this drug unnecessarily for a year because I just hoped it might be doing something. Wishful thinking was all I was swallowing..
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
LoriB
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LoriB
Gender: F
Data Quality: 0 stars
Pain: Most
Fatigue: Most
Sleep: All
Stiffness: Most
function: Little
external_stress: Some
Stickman: most
Description:F51y
FM:7y Dx
I am: b
I have:
Fibromyalgia

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Oct 9, 2013 (Started May 15, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Pain)
  • side effects
    Mild (Fatigue)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1800 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks
jade247
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jade247
Sex: F
Data Quality: 2 stars
Sensation: Moderate
Overall: Moderate
Cognition: moderate
Vision: moderate
Speech: mild
Swallowing: mild
Upper limb: moderate
Walking: moderate
I have:
MS

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Oct 8, 2013 (Started Jan 01, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Stiffness/Spasticity)
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 600 mg Daily
Cost: $100-199 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
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