39 patient evaluations for Pregabalin with a burden rating of Somewhat hard to take

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Mar 1, 2016 (Started Nov 05, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for stiffness/spasticity)
  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for nerve pain (neuralgia))
  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for back pain)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Cost: $50-99 monthly

Mar 1, 2015 (Started Nov 05, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for stiffness/spasticity)
  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for nerve pain (neuralgia))
  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for back pain)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 50 mg Daily
Cost: $50-99 monthly

Oct 2, 2010 (Started Nov 05, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for stiffness/spasticity)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for nerve pain (neuralgia))
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for back pain)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 50 mg Daily
Cost: $50-99 monthly

Dec 30, 2009 (Started Nov 05, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for nerve pain (neuralgia))
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for back pain)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for stiffness/spasticity)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 50 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: My only "burden" with this medication is the high price. My insurance doesn't cover this particular medication very well. Instead of my usual $15 it's $50. Oh well.
Cost: $50-99 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Jun 24, 2015 (Started Nov 17, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for pain in leg(s))
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for nerve damage)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    Mild (weight gain)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 400 mg Daily
Cost: $50-99 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Aug 6, 2014 (Started Jun 01, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for generalized anxiety disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for insomnia agitation)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (problems concentrating, affects memory, clumsiness, false happiness, increased appetite, pain in leg(s), double vision (diplopia), dizziness, ataxia (lack of coordination))
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 75 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: This time just with 75mg the side effects were as intese as when I took 300mg besides did not help much with my insomnia I woke up each 20, 30 minutes during all night but it helped to get at sleep fast.
Cost: $100-199 monthly

Aug 15, 2013 (Started Jun 01, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for generalized anxiety disorder)
  • Side effects
    Severe (problems concentrating, affects memory, clumsiness, false happiness, increased appetite, pain in leg(s), double vision (diplopia), dizziness, ataxia (lack of coordination))
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Horrible side effects but I continued taking it as it was really efective for both my fibromyalgian and Generalized Anxiety disorder.
Cost: $100-199 monthly

Jun 13, 2011 (Started Jun 01, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (problems concentrating, affects memory, clumsiness, false happiness, increased appetite, double vision (diplopia), dizziness, ataxia (lack of coordination))
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Expensive and hideous side effects
Cost: $100-199 monthly

Nov 3, 2010 (Started Jun 01, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (problems concentrating, clumsiness, false happiness, increased appetite, double vision (diplopia), dizziness, ataxia (lack of coordination))
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg Daily
Cost: $50-99 monthly

Sep 6, 2010 (Started Jun 01, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    Moderate
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 150 mg Daily
Cost: $25-49 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Jul 1, 2014 (Started Jul 01, 2013)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for pain)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for generalized anxiety disorder)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 75 mg Four times daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Jun 30, 2012 (Started Feb 19, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (morning nausea)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 225 mg Daily
Cost: $25-49 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Jun 29, 2012 (Started Jan 04, 2001)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for migraine headaches)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (vision changes)
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Coming off lyrics was horrible, ive done it twice now and b oth times it affected my vision badly.

  • 0 helpful marks

Jun 28, 2012 (Started Apr 12, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for epilepsy)
  • Side effects
    Severe (weight gain, increased appetite)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Good for NEADS but not grand mal
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Jan 3, 2012 (Started Nov 15, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    Severe (swelling in feet)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Jun 15, 2011 (Started Aug 25, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg Daily
Cost: $200+ monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

May 11, 2011 (Started Sep 13, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for numbness and tingling with pins and needles)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (weight gain)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 600 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: This Medication will cause you to GAIN WEIGHT !!! Lyrica works, but the side effects well...
Side effects: weight gain

  • 0 helpful marks
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