170 patient evaluations for Gabapentin with a burden rating of Not at all hard to take

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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
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
kitrona
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kitrona
Data Quality: 1 star
  • Gender: F
  • Age: 38
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
Chelena
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Chelena
Data Quality: 2 stars
  • Gender: F
  • Age: 61
Condition: Undifferentiated Inflammatory Arthritis 22 additional condition(s)
Quality of life:
  • Mental: Moderate
  • Physical: Mild
I am: n
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:F52y
FM:8y 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
sammydog
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sammydog
Sex: F
Data Quality: 2 stars
Sensation: Severe
Overall: Moderate
Cognition: moderate
Vision: moderate
Speech: mild
Swallowing: moderate
Upper limb: moderate
Walking: severe
I am: b
I have:
MS

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Jul 25, 2013 (Started Jan 20, 1999)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Nerve pain (neuralgia))
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Pain)
  • side effects
    Mild (Sleepiness, Constipation)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1800 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I always pair this with Trileptal As they both seem more effective that way.
Cost: < $25 monthly

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

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Jul 1, 2013 (Started May 02, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Nerve pain (neuralgia))
  • side effects
    Moderate (Sleepiness)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 3600 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks
suburbanexile
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suburbanexile
Gender: F
Data Quality: 0 stars
Pain: None
Fatigue: Little
Sleep: Little
Stiffness: Little
function: All
external_stress: Little
Stickman: little
Description:F52y
FM:11y Dx
I have:
Fibromyalgia

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Jun 25, 2013 (Started Sep 11, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Fibromyalgia)
  • side effects
    Mild (Blurry vision)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 600 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: this medication seems to have been even more effective at treating my fatigue than my FM nerve pain though it seems to have done a fairly good job with that too.
Cost: $25-49 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
Robert51
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Robert51
Data Quality: 1 star
  • Gender: M
  • Age: 64
Condition: Restless Legs 3 additional condition(s)
Quality of life:
  • Mental: Mild
  • Physical: None
I am: n
I have:
Restless Legs

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Jun 14, 2013 (Started Jun 05, 2013)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for RLS (Restless Legs Syndrome))
  • side effects
    Moderate (Loss of spatial thinking, Slight spatial judgement problem, Syncope (fainting), Altered state of consciousness)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Need to be careful with spatial judgement. Perhaps it's no real Valium substitute, but I'm much more relaxed generally taking it. Irregular sleep pattern, but have had sleep problem most of my adult life. May be helping with cramp problem in legs and toes. Valium-like properties seem to be wearing off with the side-effects.
Cost: < $25 monthly

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