236 patient evaluations for Gabapentin

Ern
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Ern
Sex: M
Data Quality: 2 stars
Sensation: Severe
Overall: Severe
Cognition: moderate
Vision: severe
Speech: moderate
Swallowing: moderate
Upper limb: severe
Walking: severe
I am: vb
I have:
MS

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Sep 29, 2011 (Started Jul 05, 2006)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Numbness and tingling with pins and needles: Moderate
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 1200 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Jul 14, 2009 (Started Jul 05, 2006)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Numbness and tingling with pins and needles: Moderate
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 1200 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

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LenaB
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LenaB
Sex: F
Data Quality: 0 stars
Sensation: Moderate
Overall: Moderate
Cognition: moderate
Vision: moderate
Speech: none
Swallowing: none
Upper limb: moderate
Walking: moderate
I am: g
I have:
MS

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Sep 26, 2011 (Started Jun 20, 2009)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Stiffness/Spasticity: Moderate
  • Perceived effectiveness for Electric shocks throughout body: Major
  • Side Effects: Severe
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: A little
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 consciuosness, Sleepiness, Tired when first up in morning

Jun 24, 2009 (Started Jun 20, 2009)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Stiffness/Spasticity: Major
  • Perceived effectiveness for Electric shocks throughout body: Moderate
  • Side Effects: Severe
  • Adherence: Sometimes
  • Burden: Very
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 consciuosness, Sleepiness, Tired when first up in morning

  • 1 helpful mark
sortaborderline
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sortaborderline
Gender: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Pain: Most
Fatigue: Most
Sleep: Most
Stiffness: All
function: Little
external_stress: Some
Stickman: all
Description:F36y
FM:7y Dx
CFS:?y
I am: b
I have:
Fibromyalgia

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Sep 1, 2011 (Started Nov 17, 2009)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Nerve pain due to Fibromyalgia: Moderate
  • Side Effects: Mild
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 1800 mg Daily

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rmike
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rmike
Data Quality: 1 star
  • Gender: M
  • Age: 59
Condition: Erythromelalgia 5 additional condition(s)
Quality of Life:
  • Mental: Mild
  • Physical: Moderate
I am: n
I have:
Erythromelalgia

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Sep 1, 2011 (Started Apr 01, 2011)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Erythromelalgia: None
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Never
  • Burden: Not at all
Advice & Tips: It didn't touch the muscle spasms in my legs and feet.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
sickgirl2011
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sickgirl2011
Data Quality: 1 star
  • Sex: F
  • Age: 21
Condition: AIH Anemia
Quality of Life:
  • Mental: Moderate
  • Physical: None
I am: b
I have:
AIH Anemia

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Aug 22, 2011 (Started Apr 27, 2011)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Nerve pain from Vincristine: Major
  • Side Effects: Mild
  • Adherence: Usually
  • Burden: Somewhat
Dosage: 2400 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks
kievit
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kievit
Data Quality: 1 star
  • Sex: M
  • Age: 64
Condition: Systemic Lupus Erythematosus 3 additional condition(s)
Quality of Life:
  • Mental: Mild
  • Physical: None
I am: vg
I have:
Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

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Aug 20, 2011 (Started Oct 10, 2010)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Burning nerve pain right foot: Major
  • Side Effects: Mild
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Advice & Tips: slept really well . no other side effects discontinued after 2 months - nerve pain has subsided
Cost: < $25 monthly

Dec 16, 2010 (Started Oct 10, 2010)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Burning nerve pain right foot: Moderate
  • Side Effects: Mild
  • Adherence: Never
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 100 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
I"m Tired
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I"m Tired
Sex: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Pain: All
Fatigue: All
Sleep: All
Stiffness: All
function: Some
external_stress: Most
Stickman: all
Description:F61y
CFS:19y Dx
FM:19y Dx
I am: b
I have:
ME/CFS

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Aug 3, 2011 (Started Jul 01, 2011)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Muscle spasms: Slight
  • Side Effects: Severe
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
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

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gwyneira
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gwyneira
Sex: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Pain: All
Fatigue: All
Sleep: All
Stiffness: All
function: Some
external_stress: Some
Stickman: all
Description:F34y
FM:4y Dx
CFS:4y Dx
I am: vb
I have:
Fibromyalgia

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Jul 29, 2011 (Started Jul 22, 2011)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Fibromyalgia: Can’t tell
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
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

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Tsalta
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Tsalta
Sex: F
Data Quality: 2 stars
Sensation: Moderate
Overall: None
Cognition: none
Vision: none
Speech: none
Swallowing: none
Upper limb: mild
Walking: none
I am: vg
I have:
MS

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Jul 29, 2011 (Started Jan 23, 2009)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Numbness and tingling with pins and needles: Major
  • Side Effects: Moderate
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 2700 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: This does help with the sensory problems that get so much worse in the summer. I do get fluid retention in my legs at the higher dosage so it does come with a trade off. Once the heat and humidity gets better - Sept. I go back to lower doses
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Weight gain, Sleepiness, Grogginess, Fatigue, Fatigue, Mood swings, Brain fog, Mood swings, Brain fog

Jun 5, 2009 (Started Jan 23, 2009)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Numbness and tingling with pins and needles: Slight
  • Side Effects: Moderate
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 300 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Weight gain, Sleepiness, Grogginess, Fatigue, Fatigue, Mood swings, Brain fog, Mood swings, Brain fog

Mar 12, 2009 (Started Jan 23, 2009)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Numbness and tingling with pins and needles: Moderate
  • Side Effects: Mild
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: A little
Dosage: 1200 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Weight gain, Sleepiness, Grogginess, Fatigue, Fatigue, Mood swings, Brain fog, Mood swings, Brain fog

Feb 17, 2009 (Started Jan 23, 2009)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Numbness and tingling with pins and needles: Moderate
  • Side Effects: Mild
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: A little
Dosage: 900 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Weight gain, Sleepiness, Grogginess, Fatigue, Fatigue, Mood swings, Brain fog, Mood swings, Brain fog

Jan 29, 2009 (Started Jan 23, 2009)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Numbness and tingling with pins and needles: Slight
  • Side Effects: Mild
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 500 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Weight gain, Sleepiness, Grogginess, Fatigue, Fatigue, Mood swings, Brain fog, Mood swings, Brain fog

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Pill2020
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I have:
Fibromyalgia

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Jul 22, 2011 (Started Apr 01, 2011)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Fibromyalgia: Slight
  • Perceived effectiveness for Pain in lower back: None
  • Side Effects: Severe
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 1800 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: The higher dosage helped with the pain but caused severe unbalance and dizziness
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Balance worsened, Vertigo, Heavy sweating anytime, day or night, Eye Twitching, Intermittent drooping eyelid

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