263 patient evaluations for Pregabalin

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AutumnFairy
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AutumnFairy
Gender: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Pain: All
Fatigue: Most
Sleep: Some
Stiffness: All
function: Little
external_stress: Some
Stickman: most
Description:F46y
FM:10y Dx
CFS:?y
I am: vb
I have:
Fibromyalgia

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Apr 13, 2009 (Started Aug 05, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Other)
  • Side effects
    Severe (Visual disturbance, Blurry vision)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Advice & Tips: I love this product. In the beginning, it worked wonders. However, as my body has adjusted to it, and I need a higher dosage, I am unable to increase it due to the side effects.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Blurry vision, Visual disturbance

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pappabear
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pappabear
Gender: M
Data Quality: 0 stars
Pain: Little
Fatigue: Some
Sleep: All
Stiffness: Some
function: Most
external_stress: Most
Stickman: some
Description:M63y
FM:?y Dx
I have:
Fibromyalgia

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Apr 12, 2009 (Started Apr 09, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (Problems concentrating, Daytime sleepiness, Brain fog, Dizziness)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: 150 mg Daily
Side effects: Problems concentrating, Daytime sleepiness, Dizziness, Brain fog, Brain fog

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bluejens35
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bluejens35
Gender: F
Data Quality: 0 stars
Pain: Most
Fatigue: Some
Sleep: All
Stiffness: All
function: Some
external_stress: Most
Stickman: most
Description:F43y
FM:14y Dx
I have:
Fibromyalgia

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Apr 12, 2009 (Started Mar 02, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Restless feeling in legs)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Sleep problems)
  • Side effects
    Severe (Problems concentrating, Fatigue, Slow to wake in morning, Daytime sleepiness, Tiredness, Weight gain, Brain fog)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Just becareful
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Problems concentrating, Fatigue, Tiredness, Slow to wake in morning, Daytime sleepiness, Brain fog, Weight gain

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patty55
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patty55
Sex: F
Data Quality: 0 stars
Sensation: Severe
Overall: Severe
Cognition: severe
Vision: moderate
Speech: moderate
Swallowing: moderate
Upper limb: moderate
Walking: moderate
I have:
MS

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Apr 2, 2009 (Started Mar 21, 2005)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Pain)
  • Side effects
    Mild (Daytime sleepiness)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 150 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: helps with pain
Cost: $100-199 monthly
Side effects: Daytime sleepiness

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dawny
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dawny
Gender: F
Data Quality: 0 stars
Pain: All
Fatigue: All
Sleep: All
Stiffness: All
function: None
external_stress: Most
Stickman: all
Description:F35y
FM:8y Dx
I have:
Fibromyalgia

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Apr 2, 2009 (Started Apr 01, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for Fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    Severe (Loss of motor function, Headaches, Brain fog, Dizziness, Vision loss)
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: 450 mg Daily
Side effects: Vision loss, Dizziness, Loss of motor function, Brain fog, Headaches, Headaches

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peppypieface
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peppypieface
Gender: F
Data Quality: 0 stars
Pain: All
Fatigue: All
Sleep: All
Stiffness: All
function: None
external_stress: All
Stickman: all
Description:F55y
FM:17y Dx
I have:
Fibromyalgia

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Apr 1, 2009 (Started )

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Pain)
  • Side effects
    Mild (Fatigue)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Advice & Tips: Start out with low dosages. My experience was that it will buildup in your system and you will be over medicated, lowering the dosage helped me to manage my job and the medications alot better.
Cost: $200+ monthly
Side effects: Fatigue

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skigirl
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skigirl
Gender: F
Data Quality: 0 stars
Pain: Some
Fatigue: Little
Sleep: None
Stiffness: None
function: Most
external_stress: Some
Stickman: little
Description:F71y
FM:?y
I have:
Fibromyalgia

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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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Dolanpower
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Dolanpower
Gender: F
Data Quality: 0 stars
Pain: Some
Fatigue: Little
Sleep: Some
Stiffness: Little
function: Most
external_stress: Little
Stickman: little
Description:F52y
FM:8y Dx
I have:
Fibromyalgia

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Mar 15, 2009 (Started Feb 10, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for Fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    Severe (Problems concentrating, Headaches, Weight gain, Brain fog)
  • 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: Problems concentrating, Brain fog, Weight gain, Headaches

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sumbutterfly
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sumbutterfly
Gender: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Pain: All
Fatigue: All
Sleep: All
Stiffness: All
function: Some
external_stress: Most
Stickman: all
Description:F49y
FM:11y Dx
CFS:12y Dx
I am: n
I have:
Fibromyalgia

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Mar 1, 2009 (Started Feb 04, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    Mild (Weight gain, Dizziness)
  • 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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kittykittykitty
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kittykittykitty
Gender: F
Data Quality: 0 stars
Pain: Some
Fatigue: Most
Sleep: Some
Stiffness: Some
function: Little
external_stress: Most
Stickman: some
Description:F59y
FM:16y Dx
I have:
Fibromyalgia

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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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