258 patient evaluations for Gabapentin

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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

Sep 29, 2012 (Started Sep 15, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for nerve pain (neuralgia))
  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Sep 25, 2012 (Started Apr 01, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 900 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I have tried Lyrica, Cymbalta and Savella all with horrible side effects. I don't see any side effects from what I can tell with the Neurontin. I am on a patient assistance program and get this medication for $5 a month which as I understand is a processing type fee from where I get it from.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Sep 9, 2012 (Started Sep 07, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for difficulty falling asleep)
  • Side effects
    Severe (excessive daytime sleepiness (somnolence), dizziness)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take

  • 0 helpful marks

Sep 5, 2012 (Started Feb 15, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (dizziness, drowsiness)
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Sep 1, 2012 (Started Nov 14, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for numbness and tingling with pins and needles)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 2400 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Aug 29, 2012 (Started Jun 15, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for nerve pain (neuralgia))
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (upset stomach)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Jul 19, 2012 (Started Dec 16, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for pain)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for nerve pain (neuralgia))
  • Side effects
    Severe (weight gain)
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Jul 17, 2012 (Started Jul 04, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for nerve pain (neuralgia))
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1800 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Jul 1, 2012 (Started Feb 15, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    Mild (swelling in legs, feet and ankles)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 900 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks
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