259 patient evaluations for Gabapentin

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Apr 18, 2013 (Started Jan 01, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    Mild (sexual dysfunction, constipation)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 900 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I really do enjoy taking this medication for my Fibro because most of my Fibro is located in my legs and back. I also had surgery done on my feet which messed up the nerves in them and the Neurontin has really helped with that. My dosage might be lowered, but it still helped(s) a lot. I really think this is one of the better medication out there for the "middle of the day" treatment for Fibro.
Cost: < $25 monthly

Feb 22, 2012 (Started Jan 01, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    Mild (sexual dysfunction, constipation)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1600 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Neurontin does help with my Fibromyalgia, but it is only very slightly. I take 400 mg 4 times a day and it does help it slightly, but it helps more with the nerve damage I have in my feet and in my legs.
Cost: < $25 monthly

Sep 19, 2011 (Started Jan 01, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    Mild (sexual dysfunction, constipation)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1600 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: The only benefit I get is that it works well with my savella.
Cost: < $25 monthly

Jul 24, 2010 (Started Jan 01, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1600 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Gabapentin only works for minior aches. I have found that when someone like myself has a severe case of Fibro, it doesn't work so well. But it does help to take the mild cases of pain that I have throughout the day between doses of Savella.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Apr 15, 2013 (Started Jun 15, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for social anxiety disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for nerve pain (neuralgia))
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for pain)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg All the time (24/7)

  • 0 helpful marks

Apr 7, 2013 (Started Mar 21, 2013)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for relaxation)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg Daily
Cost: $50-99 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Mar 15, 2013 (Started May 17, 2000)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for nerve pain (neuralgia))
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (temper tantrums)
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: 800 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Feb 13, 2013 (Started Dec 28, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for nerve pain (neuralgia))
  • Effectiveness
    None (for pain)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 100 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Jan 15, 2013 (Started Jun 15, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for generalized anxiety disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for complex regional pain syndrome type II)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for nerve pain (neuralgia))
  • Effectiveness
    None (for fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for chronic pain)
  • Side effects
    Severe (fatigue, brain fog, memory problems, balance problems, vertigo)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg Daily

Aug 16, 2012 (Started Jun 15, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for generalized anxiety disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for complex regional pain syndrome type II)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for nerve pain (neuralgia))
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for chronic pain)
  • Side effects
    Severe (fatigue, brain fog, memory problems, balance problems, vertigo)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 800 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Helps a lot with anxiety better than any other anti-anxiety meds I've taken

  • 0 helpful marks

Jan 10, 2013 (Started Dec 01, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for chronic pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for nerve pain (neuralgia))
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for pain)
  • Side effects
    Mild (sleepiness)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 100 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: It seemed to do well as a night time med. occasionally evening, does increases sleepiness though.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Jan 7, 2013 (Started Jan 01, 2013)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for pain)
  • Side effects
    Severe (drowsiness, dizziness)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 900 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Dec 12, 2012 (Started Oct 11, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for nerve pain (neuralgia))
  • Side effects
    Moderate (thirst)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Helps with nerve pain a great deal

  • 0 helpful marks

Oct 19, 2012 (Started Aug 14, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 900 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Oct 8, 2012 (Started Aug 14, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 900 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: unfortunately, I have to be on the maximum dose to get any real benefit, but because of expense, I'm quitting it.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
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