255 patient evaluations for Gabapentin

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Nov 27, 2011 (Started Jun 28, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for small fiber sensory neuropathy)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 900 mg Daily

May 24, 2011 (Started Jun 28, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Diagnostic assessment)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for small fiber sensory neuropathy)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 3300 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Has reduced the "sunburn like" sympton that I have all over my body.

Feb 17, 2011 (Started Jun 28, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Diagnostic assessment)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 900 mg Daily

Jun 17, 2010 (Started Jun 28, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Diagnostic assessment)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take

  • 0 helpful marks

Nov 21, 2011 (Started Jul 01, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 3000 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Nov 2, 2011 (Started Aug 03, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for nerve pain (neuralgia))
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Sep 29, 2011 (Started Jul 05, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for numbness and tingling with pins and needles)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1200 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Jul 14, 2009 (Started Jul 05, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for numbness and tingling with pins and needles)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1200 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Sep 26, 2011 (Started Jun 20, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for stiffness/spasticity)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for electric shock sensation whole body)
  • Side effects
    Severe (increased appetite, weight gain, sleepiness, extreme sedation, decreased level of consciousness, tired when first up in morning)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I could not function well on this medication but it did work as intended. Zombie drugs.
Side effects: increased appetite, extreme sedation, weight gain, decreased level of consciousness, sleepiness, tired when first up in morning

Jun 24, 2009 (Started Jun 20, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for stiffness/spasticity)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for electric shock sensation whole body)
  • Side effects
    Severe (increased appetite, weight gain, sleepiness, extreme sedation, decreased level of consciousness, tired when first up in morning)
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: 200 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Don't plan on doing anything more complicated than putting your shoes on.
Side effects: increased appetite, extreme sedation, weight gain, decreased level of consciousness, sleepiness, tired when first up in morning

  • 1 helpful mark

Sep 1, 2011 (Started Nov 17, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Nerve pain due to Fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1800 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Sep 1, 2011 (Started Apr 01, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for erythromelalgia)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 100 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: It didn't touch the muscle spasms in my legs and feet.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Aug 22, 2011 (Started Apr 27, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Nerve pain from Vincristine)
  • Side effects
    Mild (constant brain fog, word fishing, dizziness, double vision (diplopia), grogginess)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 1800 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Aug 3, 2011 (Started Jul 01, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for muscle spasms)
  • Side effects
    Severe
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 600 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Initial Rx was to start with1 a day, then 2 a day, then 3 a day. Did this over a weeks time, once I reached 3 a day, I became so dizzy that keeping my balance requires me to hold onto walls, furniture, etc. I even use my 50lb dog for stabilization when walking out to the mailbox. Doc insists I continue to take as he says side effects will subside. It has helped the burning sensations in hands/feet and creepy/crawly feeling unde my skin.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Jul 29, 2011 (Started Jul 22, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: still stepping up to the 900mg dosage over the next few weeks. I've yet to notice a change if any in my pain level.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
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