248 patient evaluations for Gabapentin

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dustypups2
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dustypups2
Sex: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Sensation: Moderate
Overall: Mild
Cognition: moderate
Vision: none
Speech: none
Swallowing: mild
Upper limb: none
Walking: moderate
I am: n
I have:
MS

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Mar 14, 2012 (Started Feb 17, 2005)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for Pain)
  • Side effects
    Severe
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 800 mg Daily

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Jennypin
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Jennypin
Data Quality: 1 star
  • Gender: F
  • Age: 68
Condition: Diabetes Type 2 4 additional condition(s)
Quality of life:
  • Mental: Mild
  • Physical: None
I am: g
I have:
Diabetes Type 2

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Mar 2, 2012 (Started Dec 12, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Nerve pain (neuralgia))
  • Side effects
    Mild (Morning sleepiness)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks
freedom38
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freedom38
Data Quality: 0 stars
  • Gender: F
  • Age: 42
Condition: Systemic Lupus Erythematosus 10 additional condition(s)
Quality of life:
  • Mental: Unreported
  • Physical: Unreported
I have:
Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

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Feb 19, 2012 (Started Jan 01, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Nerve pain (neuralgia))
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg Daily

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Rick N
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Rick N
Sex: M
Data Quality: 2 stars
Sensation: Moderate
Overall: Mild
Cognition: moderate
Vision: moderate
Speech: mild
Swallowing: mild
Upper limb: mild
Walking: moderate
I am: vg
I have:
MS

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Feb 15, 2012 (Started Mar 20, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Nerve pain (neuralgia))
  • Side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 600 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Works great for neuropathy
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
KKmom
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KKmom
Sex: F
Data Quality: 2 stars
Sensation: Moderate
Overall: Mild
Cognition: moderate
Vision: moderate
Speech: none
Swallowing: moderate
Upper limb: none
Walking: none
I am: n
I have:
MS

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Jan 26, 2012 (Started Dec 01, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Nerve pain (neuralgia))
  • Side effects
    Moderate (Excessive daytime sleepiness (somnolence))
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 600 mg Daily
Side effects: Excessive daytime sleepiness (somnolence), Excessive daytime sleepiness (somnolence)

May 5, 2010 (Started Dec 01, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Nerve pain (neuralgia))
  • Side effects
    Moderate (Excessive daytime sleepiness (somnolence))
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 100 mg Daily
Side effects: Excessive daytime sleepiness (somnolence), Excessive daytime sleepiness (somnolence)

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Train
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Data Quality: 1 star
32 years
Female
n
ATEC
  • Speech: 2
  • Sociability: 17
  • Sensory/Cognitive Awareness: 16
  • Health/Physical Behavior: 42
  • ATEC score: 77
I have:
Asperger's

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Jan 7, 2012 (Started Jun 24, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for Headaches)
  • Side effects
    Severe (Drooling)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: 1800 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
windwarrior
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windwarrior
Data Quality: 1 star
  • Sex: M
  • Age: 61y
  • Organ: Kidney
Quality of life:
  • Mental: None
  • Physical: None
  1. Kidney : 5y Transplanted
I have:
Kidney Transplant

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Dec 22, 2011 (Started Dec 20, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for Nerve pain (neuralgia))
  • Side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 900 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I am still taking medication but it appears it is helping with the pain.
Cost: < $25 monthly

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Just 4 You
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Just 4 You
Data Quality: 3 stars
  • Gender: M
  • Age: 54y
  • Duration: 51 yrs
PRO survey: PRO 3
Quality of life:
  • Mental: None
  • Physical: Mild
0 seizures
1 week ago
I am: g
I have:
Epilepsy

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Dec 21, 2011 (Started Jan 23, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Nerve pain (neuralgia))
  • Side effects
    Mild (Erectile Dysfunction)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 900 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: If you want a happy sex life, replace it, or get off it as soon as possible!
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
metamit
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metamit
Data Quality: 1 star
  • Gender: F
  • Age: 40
Condition: Undifferentiated Connective Tissue Disease 6 additional condition(s)
Quality of life:
  • Mental: Moderate
  • Physical: Moderate
I am: vb
I have:
Undifferentiated Connective Tissue Disease

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Dec 4, 2011 (Started May 01, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for Nerve pain (neuralgia))
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Myoclonic seizures)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 1800 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: When I first started the treatment the side effects were horrible. Tired, dizzy, foggy, throwing up. After about a month the side effects slowly wore off and I've been fine with the med since.

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skcusorbif
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skcusorbif
Gender: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Pain: Most
Fatigue: All
Sleep: All
Stiffness: All
function: None
external_stress: Most
Stickman: all
Description:F59y
FM:?y
CFS:9y Dx
I am: vb
I have:
Fibromyalgia

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Dec 4, 2011 (Started Feb 15, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for Unable to function)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    Mild (Sleepiness)
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 900 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: It helps a little but I use it as a sleep aid but can't take it more than a few days at a time otherwise I have to use more and more and I do not want to take any pharma meds unless I have to. It often makes me groggy in the AM but not always. I've taken up to 1800mg a day with no difference from taking 300mg a day.
Cost: < $25 monthly

Jun 24, 2011 (Started Feb 15, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Unable to function)
  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for Fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (Sleepiness)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 900 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Have not taken it at the current dosage as of yet, Rheumy told me to add more as I go along since I have trouble with fatigue and I was concerned that taking 300mg 3x a day would have me in bed all day because I have only been taking the Gaba at night. Rheumy says at 100mg tabs I can add slowly to build it up without being tired. My hope is my fatigue and pain levels will be more positive.
Cost: < $25 monthly

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