256 patient evaluations for Gabapentin

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Sep 22, 2008 (Started Apr 15, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for pain)
  • Side effects
    Mild (increased appetite)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I take 100 mg as needed through out the day if the burning is bad. I refer to use 1/2 of a vicoden though because I am afraid of the weight gain associated with neurontin.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: increased appetite

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Sep 16, 2008 (Started Oct 01, 2004)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for pain)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 600 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

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Sep 1, 2008 (Started Sep 01, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for nerve pain (neuralgia))
  • Side effects
    Severe (weight gain)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 600 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I gained 55 lbs on this in less than a year. My dr wouldn't let me stop taking it until I broke down & cried because I had gained so much weight & was still gaining weight despite dieting & exercising.
Cost: < $25 monthly

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Aug 26, 2008 (Started Nov 19, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for pain)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 1000 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: try to remember to take as perscribed.
Cost: $25-49 monthly

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Aug 23, 2008 (Started Mar 05, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for pain)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 400 mg Daily

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Aug 20, 2008 (Started Jun 30, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for cramps)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

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Aug 18, 2008 (Started Jan 01, 1997)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for brain fog)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 3600 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

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Aug 18, 2008 (Started Jan 09, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for stiffness/spasticity)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 600 mg Daily
Cost: $25-49 monthly

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Aug 18, 2008 (Started Jul 25, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for stiffness/spasticity)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 600 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: don't forget to take it just becasue no more pain does not mean you can do without
Cost: < $25 monthly

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Aug 1, 2008 (Started Apr 01, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for Vision)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for numbness and tingling with pins and needles)
  • Side effects
    Severe (weight gain, word fishing, loss of spatial thinking)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: If it works when you first take it, fine. If you have to stop for whatever reason don't try to go back to it without using extreme caution. I was lucky I was at home and not driving when I had the problems with this medication.
Cost: $100-199 monthly
Side effects: loss of spatial thinking, word fishing, weight gain

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