106 patient evaluations for Gabapentin with a side effects rating of None

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Sep 15, 2009 (Started Aug 06, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for pain)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Advice & Tips: My neurologist prescribed Neurontin as a 'long shot' at helping eliminate pain in my back/groin from a herniated disk injury in 1963. He also had hopes it might help me sleep at night. After I reached the maximum dosage of 900 mg /day, there ws no discernible improvement in either one of these. So we decided to stop taking it. It is not a drug which one stops taking 'cold turkey'. So I have been tapering off, planning to eliminate it entirely.
Cost: < $25 monthly

Sep 14, 2009 (Started Aug 06, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for pain)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 400 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Sep 9, 2009 (Started Aug 06, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for pain)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 600 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: This med was lightly recommended to me by my neurologist. It was thought it might help with a pain I was having. I was also having physical therapy at the same time to also help my pain. Since neither the medication NOR the PT gave me any relief, I decided on my own NOT to waste any more money chasing this line of thinking.
Cost: < $25 monthly

Jun 1, 2009 (Started Aug 06, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for pain)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Advice & Tips: It simply did not work.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Sep 12, 2009 (Started Oct 01, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for muscle pain)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 900 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: generice form available
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Sep 8, 2009 (Started Aug 05, 2009)

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

  • 0 helpful marks

Aug 18, 2009 (Started Mar 14, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for numbness and tingling with pins and needles)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for burning sensation in soles of feet)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1800 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

May 12, 2009 (Started Mar 14, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for numbness and tingling with pins and needles)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for burning sensation in soles of feet)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 900 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: All I know is it does not work for me...It may work well for others though...
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Aug 2, 2009 (Started Jun 06, 2004)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Treat my mood condition(s))
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 2400 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Iv'e been on Neurontin for a long time. This is one drug that I swear by and really do like it. I don't get any negative or bad side effects from it and it really does help my mood out alot. The only problem- beware if you don't have health insurance for it's one expensive drug.
Cost: $200+ monthly

  • 1 helpful mark

Jul 31, 2009 (Started Aug 17, 2008)

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

  • 0 helpful marks

Jun 26, 2009 (Started Jan 27, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for numbness and tingling with pins and needles)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 2400 mg Daily

Jan 3, 2009 (Started Jan 27, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for numbness and tingling with pins and needles)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 2400 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Jun 4, 2009 (Started Mar 20, 2009)

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

  • 0 helpful marks

Jun 1, 2009 (Started Dec 01, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for anxious mood)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1800 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Worked slightly and lost efficacy quickly over time. Very bad withdrawal symptoms can develop when stopped abruptly.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

May 25, 2009 (Started Apr 30, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 600 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
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