267 patient evaluations for Pregabalin

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Sep 4, 2008 (Started May 04, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for pain)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (weight gain)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 600 mg Daily
Side effects: weight gain

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Sep 5, 2008 (Started Jul 21, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for pain)
  • Side effects
    Mild (daytime sleepiness)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 150 mg Daily
Cost: $100-199 monthly
Side effects: daytime sleepiness

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Sep 29, 2008 (Started May 01, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for peripheral neuritis)
  • Side effects
    Severe (daytime sleepiness)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 225 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I have had swelling when increased during daytime. Now I am experiencing extreme day time sleepiness.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: daytime sleepiness

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Sep 29, 2008 (Started Jan 01, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for pain)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for nerve pain (neuralgia))
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Advice & Tips: This medication was less effective than a baby aspirin for me.
Cost: $25-49 monthly

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Oct 10, 2008 (Started Oct 10, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for pain)
  • Side effects
    Mild (blurry vision, tiredness)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: If you have alot of pain with your ms this drug will help you. it has done this for me.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: tiredness, blurry vision

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Oct 22, 2008 (Started Sep 12, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Other)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (tiredness, daytime sleepiness)
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: It can make you very sleepy
Side effects: tiredness, daytime sleepiness

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Oct 29, 2008 (Started Oct 22, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for peripheral neuritis)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (blurry vision, tiredness, daytime sleepiness, fatigue)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 150 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Better option than Neurotin.
Cost: $100-199 monthly
Side effects: tiredness, daytime sleepiness, brain fog, blurry vision, fatigue

Oct 22, 2008 (Started Oct 22, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for cluster headaches)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (tiredness, daytime sleepiness, fatigue)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 150 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Consolidation of dosage regime from BID to taking both capsules QHS.
Side effects: tiredness, daytime sleepiness, brain fog, blurry vision, fatigue

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Oct 31, 2008 (Started Oct 12, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for pain)
  • Side effects
    Mild (brain fog, problems concentrating)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 150 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: brain fog, problems concentrating

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Nov 24, 2008 (Started Feb 01, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for whole body ache)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (brain fog, daytime sleepiness, spacing out)
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 150 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Try taking it only at night and skip the morning dose if you can. I had to stop the morning dose since the side effects are too much to handle and allow me to function well, but the extra dose does help control the pain better but I feel really strange for a few hours and act a little goofy. I would not want to drive during that time period.
Cost: $25-49 monthly
Side effects: daytime sleepiness, spacing out, brain fog

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Dec 8, 2008 (Started Oct 08, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Other)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 50 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I recently started this and I do find it relaxing at bedtime. It is expensive.
Cost: $50-99 monthly

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