13 patient evaluations for Gabapentin with a cost of $25-49

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Feb 28, 2017 (Started Jun 01, 2002)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Nerve pain (neuralgia))
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1800 mg Daily
Cost: $25-49 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Jan 26, 2017 (Started Jan 01, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Pain)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 4800 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Probably cuts 85% of nerve pain. Would rather not continue to take this as it is an epilepsy drug and am wondering what it is doing to my brain. New York is on the Opiod bandwagon and all doctors are afraid of prescribing anything other than hydrocodone. I would rather take Percocet and cut 95% of all my nerve pain and not take this anymore.
Cost: $25-49 monthly

Feb 28, 2011 (Started Jan 01, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Pain)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 3600 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Sep 22, 2010 (Started Jan 01, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Pain)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 3600 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Apr 29, 2010 (Started Jan 01, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Pain)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 3600 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Sep 10, 2008 (Started Jan 01, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Pain)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 3600 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Probably cuts 85% of nerve pain.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 2 helpful marks

Jun 30, 2016 (Started Sep 11, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    Mild (Blurry vision)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 600 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I think my initial positive reaction coincided with a natural ebb of my symptoms. My pain and fatigue kicked up again even through I never missed a dose of the meds. Eventually I discussed dropping it from my regimen because I just didn't feel it was doing anything for me. I stopped about a year ago and the pain and fatigue did not spike. They tend to ebb and flow the same as before.
Cost: $25-49 monthly

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

Jul 23, 2014 (Started Jul 01, 2013)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Anxiety attacks)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: unexpected positive energy
Cost: $25-49 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Dec 1, 2010 (Started Jun 01, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Whole body ache)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Stiffness/Spasticity)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Numbness and tingling with pins and needles)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Nerve pain (neuralgia))
  • Side effects
    Severe
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 600 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Neurontin is tough to get used to originally but once thru the first period of adjustment, it's ok after that.
Cost: $25-49 monthly

Mar 15, 2010 (Started Jun 01, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Whole body ache)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for Stiffness/Spasticity)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Pain)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for Numbness and tingling with pins and needles)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Nerve pain (neuralgia))
  • Side effects
    Moderate
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 600 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Be prepared for potential for hallucinations in your dreams, a sense of unreality mixing with reality in the first week or two... then it quits. I had this happen twice as the first time I quit it immediately scared out of my wits, but then once realizing what's going on, bore thru it, but it's an emotional roller coaster. Then I conducted my own experiment and quit it thinking it wasn't doing its job and my pain level jumped from about a 2 to a 12 til I got back on it again... silly me. It works. Stops the repetitive spasms and reduces the pain to a tolerable level.
Cost: $25-49 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Sep 1, 2010 (Started Dec 20, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Stiffness/Spasticity)
  • Side effects
    Moderate
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 100 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Very hard to lose weight while on this drug
Cost: $25-49 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Jan 20, 2010 (Started Jun 01, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Whole body ache)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Gabapentin helped my pain A LOT. With improvements in diet and lifestyle and lowering my stress level I've been able to gradually decrease my dose from 1200 mg a day to 300-600 mg a day. I experienced minimal side effects from this drug. My mother also has fibromyalgia (she has peripheral neuropathy as well) and has had a very good response to it also.
Cost: $25-49 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Jan 4, 2010 (Started Dec 28, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Seizures)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 600 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Works very well, 600 mg, three times a day
Cost: $25-49 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Sep 20, 2009 (Started )

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Whole body ache)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Nerve pain (neuralgia))
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Advice & Tips: it is better than Lyrica for me and NO side effects. I didn't loose weight but i didn't gain any either.....like Lyrica, did to me.
Cost: $25-49 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Jun 30, 2009 (Started Jun 01, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Pain)
  • Side effects
    Moderate
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 200 mg Daily
Cost: $25-49 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
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