258 patient evaluations for Gabapentin

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Jan 17, 2018 (Started Dec 15, 2017)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for nerve pain (neuralgia))
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for trigeminal neuralgia)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Gabapentin has worked wonders for my neuralgia and for my trigeminal neuralgia that I've dealt with twice in the past year. I cannot recommend this drug enough for nerve pain.

  • 0 helpful marks

Jul 1, 2009 (Started Jul 01, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for nerve pain (neuralgia))
  • Side effects
    Severe (cognitive impairment, cognitive decline, cognitive confusion)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 600 mg Five times daily
Advice & Tips: I found myself in an ever-deepening slow cognitive decline from this medication. I've had several doctors corroborate this. It was getting so bad that I had to stop driving for safety reasons. I felt that I had to stop this medication if I wanted my mind to stay sharper.

  • 0 helpful marks

May 19, 2018 (Started Jan 23, 2015)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for laryngeal sensory neuropathy)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for peripheral neuropathy)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 900 mg Three times daily
Advice & Tips: WHEN THE SENSORY NEUROPATHY KEEPS SPREADING, MORE OF YOUR BODY LOSES FEELING. I HAVE NO FEELING FROM MY HANDS DOWN TO MY FEET. IT IS DEVASTATING

Apr 13, 2018 (Started Jan 23, 2015)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for laryngeal sensory neuropathy)
  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for peripheral neuropathy)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 900 mg Three times daily
Advice & Tips: WHEN THE SENSORY NEUROPATHY KEEPS SPREADING, MORE OF YOUR BODY LOSES FEELING. I HAVE NO FEELING FROM MY HANDS DOWN TO MY FEET. IT IS DEVASTATING

  • 0 helpful marks

Jul 21, 2018 (Started Jun 03, 2013)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for nerve pain (neuralgia))
  • Effectiveness
    None (for restless legs syndrome)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 100 mg Daily
Cost: $25-49 monthly

Oct 28, 2013 (Started Jun 03, 2013)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for restless legs syndrome)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for nerve pain (neuralgia))
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 600 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Dec 1, 2008 (Started Jun 03, 2013)

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

  • 0 helpful marks

Oct 31, 2018 (Started Jul 01, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Bell's palsy)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for facial pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for nerve pain (neuralgia))
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for pain)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: insomnia, fatigue

Jul 3, 2009 (Started Jul 01, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    Severe (fatigue)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 600 mg Daily
Side effects: insomnia, fatigue

  • 0 helpful marks

Feb 20, 2020 (Started Jan 01, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for complex regional pain syndrome type II)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (drowsiness)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Advice & Tips: Did nothing except confuse me. Of course I'm old.
Cost: $50-99 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Apr 21, 2020 (Started Jun 30, 2020)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for nerve pain (neuralgia))
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 900 mg Three times daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

May 28, 2020 (Started May 01, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for nurve pain)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 800 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Not helping
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: weight gain

Jul 16, 2009 (Started May 01, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for nurve pain)
  • Side effects
    Mild (weight gain)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: weight gain

  • 0 helpful marks
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