263 patient evaluations for Pregabalin

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Aug 6, 2014 (Started Jun 01, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for generalized anxiety disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for Insomnia agitation)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (Problems concentrating, Affects memory, Clumsiness, False happiness, Increased appetite, Pain in legs, Double vision (diplopia), Dizziness, Ataxia (lack of coordination))
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 75 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: This time just with 75mg the side effects were as intese as when I took 300mg besides did not help much with my insomnia I woke up each 20, 30 minutes during all night but it helped to get at sleep fast.
Cost: $100-199 monthly

Aug 15, 2013 (Started Jun 01, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for generalized anxiety disorder)
  • Side effects
    Severe (Problems concentrating, Affects memory, Clumsiness, False happiness, Increased appetite, Pain in legs, Double vision (diplopia), Dizziness, Ataxia (lack of coordination))
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Horrible side effects but I continued taking it as it was really efective for both my fibromyalgian and Generalized Anxiety disorder.
Cost: $100-199 monthly

Jun 13, 2011 (Started Jun 01, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (Problems concentrating, Affects memory, Clumsiness, False happiness, Increased appetite, Double vision (diplopia), Dizziness, Ataxia (lack of coordination))
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Expensive and hideous side effects
Cost: $100-199 monthly

Nov 3, 2010 (Started Jun 01, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (Problems concentrating, Clumsiness, False happiness, Increased appetite, Double vision (diplopia), Dizziness, Ataxia (lack of coordination))
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg Daily
Cost: $50-99 monthly

Sep 6, 2010 (Started Jun 01, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    Moderate
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 150 mg Daily
Cost: $25-49 monthly

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Jul 1, 2014 (Started Jul 01, 2013)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for Pain)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for generalized anxiety disorder)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 75 mg Four times daily

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Mar 5, 2014 (Started Jun 30, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Pain)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (Weight gain)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 450 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Lyrica, when I first started taking it, caused me to gain about 50 pounds in 3-5 months. I've heard it does that to a lot of people.

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Feb 15, 2014 (Started Sep 10, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Pain)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (Weight gain, Dizziness)
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg Daily
Cost: $50-99 monthly
Side effects: Dizziness

Jun 10, 2010 (Started Sep 10, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Pain)
  • Side effects
    Mild (Weight gain, Dizziness)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: i switched to this from Neurontin because of those side effects. these side effects are just as bad, just not as offensive to others
Cost: $25-49 monthly
Side effects: Dizziness

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Jan 28, 2014 (Started May 15, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for Pain)
  • Side effects
    Mild (Daytime sleepiness)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 50 mg Daily
Cost: $50-99 monthly

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Jan 8, 2014 (Started Jul 01, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    Severe (major depressive disorder, Bipolar manic episodes)
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Advice & Tips: if you have ANY feelings of anxiety, depression, paranoia, etc. go IMMEDIATELY to your doctor or emergency!!!!!!
Cost: < $25 monthly

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Nov 9, 2013 (Started Dec 15, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for diabetes type 2)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: 100 mg Daily
Cost: $100-199 monthly

Jul 16, 2013 (Started Dec 15, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for diabetes type 2)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 450 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Oct 22, 2013 (Started Aug 26, 2013)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Seizures)
  • Side effects
    Severe (Numbness in feet, Numbness in hands, Joint pain, Headaches, headache, joint pain, hands and feet numb)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 25 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: severity of side effects
Cost: < $25 monthly

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Sep 7, 2013 (Started Sep 06, 2013)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: 75 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Daily take 1600 mg of Tegretol began to change over to Lyrica last dosage last night Dr prescribed 1x 75mg tab instead of 300 mg Tegretol + balance of Tegretol 600mg x 3 days,on 4th day 1 Lyrica + 300 mg Tegretol (lunch time) 600 mg Tegretol + 1 x 75 mg Lyrica ( evening) DAY 6 - 9 * 300 mg Tegretol + 1 x 75 mg Lyrica DAY10-12 *150 mg Lyrica (lunch time)Tegretol 300mg + 150 mg Lyrica (evening) I will replace 1600 mg Tegretol with 300 mg Tegretol + 300 mg Lyrica,hoping this works out What does everyone think of Lyrica ? & what do you think of dosage,is 300mg enough to replace 1200 mg of Tegretol ?

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Aug 24, 2013 (Started Sep 29, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Anxious mood)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for generalized anxiety disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Pain)
  • Side effects
    Severe (Nightmares)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 150 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: it did help relax me and get rid of the little aches and pains .. but miss a dose, and you go crazy .. I just got scared and left it!
Cost: $200+ monthly

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