86 patient evaluations for Pregabalin with a cost of < $25

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Dec 31, 2016 (Started Jul 01, 2014)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    Mild (vertigo)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 150 mg Twice daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Dec 30, 2016 (Started Jul 01, 2014)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    Mild (vertigo)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 150 mg Twice daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

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Jul 21, 2016 (Started Apr 01, 2016)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (anxious mood)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 225 mg Twice daily
Advice & Tips: It helps for awhile and then I seem to build a tolerance. I just had a change in dose to double and expect worsening fog and anxiousness.
Cost: < $25 monthly

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Mar 2, 2015 (Started Dec 15, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for epilepsy)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for burning sensation left side)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (tightness in throat and neck area, swelling in hands, urinary problems, double vision (diplopia), withdrawal effects with missed dose)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 75 mg Twice daily
Advice & Tips: I have perpetual fatigue and weight gain. I don't know which drugs are causing them, but they continually want to increase the Lyrica, the zoloft, the vicodin, and stop the klonopin at bedtime. I don't like taking any of them because I still have pain and feel tired and very fat. No seizures or blinks or anything, but the back pain was intense over the past month.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: tightness in throat and neck area, swelling in hands, double vision (diplopia), urinary problems

Jan 20, 2013 (Started Dec 15, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for epilepsy)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (tightness in throat and neck area, swelling in hands, urinary problems, double vision (diplopia), withdrawal effects with missed dose)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Don't run out of medication. Withdrawal began within 24 hours and were terrible. Anxiety, restlessness, anger, severe symptoms for me. I didn't know that would happen. Two weeks later I started having seizures again.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: tightness in throat and neck area, swelling in hands, double vision (diplopia), urinary problems

Jun 9, 2011 (Started Dec 15, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for epilepsy)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (tightness in throat and neck area, urinary problems)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Decreased anxiety and fibromyalgia symptoms concurrently as we as stop seizures. Have side effects of weight gain, somnolence, numbness and tingling in fingers. Am also on chemotherapy so it is difficult to separate side effects!
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: tightness in throat and neck area, swelling in hands, double vision (diplopia), urinary problems

Mar 16, 2011 (Started Dec 15, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for epilepsy)
  • Side effects
    Mild (tightness in throat and neck area)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Decreased anxiety and worry without feeling drugged. Decreased depression with a decrease in symptoms despite being diagnosed with breast cancer. Additional note is that the VA does not carry this medication due to cost.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: tightness in throat and neck area, swelling in hands, double vision (diplopia), urinary problems

Feb 16, 2011 (Started Dec 15, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for epilepsy)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (tightness in throat and neck area)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I have now been on lyrica for about 2 months. I have had several side effect to include sleepiness, increased appetite, focus problems, completing tasks and vision problems. It does make me feel high sometimes. I have dizziness too, but lyrica has helped me with the seizures, anxiety, and pain.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: tightness in throat and neck area, swelling in hands, double vision (diplopia), urinary problems

Jan 4, 2011 (Started Dec 15, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for epilepsy)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (tightness in throat and neck area)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 200 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I have more side effects with the lyrica but it has helped with the pain!
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: tightness in throat and neck area, swelling in hands, double vision (diplopia), urinary problems

Dec 22, 2010 (Started Dec 15, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for epilepsy)
  • Side effects
    Moderate
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 100 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: This medication has sedated me totally! I just want to sleep. But, my pain is better! I have been diagnosed with fibromyalgia and I just don't sense the pain anymore! I truly hope the sedation gets better because I feel totally gorked!
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: tightness in throat and neck area, swelling in hands, double vision (diplopia), urinary problems

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Sep 24, 2014 (Started Jun 02, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for bladder problems)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for numbness)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for meralgia paresthetica)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 150 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Jan 8, 2014 (Started Jul 01, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    Severe (major depressive disorder, bipolar manic episodes)
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Advice & Tips: if you have ANY feelings of anxiety, depression, paranoia, etc. go IMMEDIATELY to your doctor or emergency!!!!!!
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Oct 22, 2013 (Started Aug 26, 2013)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for seizures)
  • Side effects
    Severe (numbness in feet, numbness in hands, joint pain, headaches, headache, joint pain, hands and feet numb)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 25 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: severity of side effects
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Jul 1, 2013 (Started Dec 07, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    Severe (nausea and vomiting)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Cost: < $25 monthly

Apr 1, 2011 (Started Dec 07, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    Severe (nausea and vomiting)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Sep 12, 2012 (Started Jul 11, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (weight gain)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 50 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Aug 22, 2012 (Started Sep 29, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Jan 18, 2012 (Started Sep 29, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I use a 2x daily pill container for my meds to remind me to take them and show me if I missed a dose. My phone is set to go off to remind me to take my afternoon dose. My boyfriend and other friends remind me to take my meds. Lyrica helps me not to feel so much acheyness and pain most days.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Aug 7, 2012 (Started May 15, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for insomnia)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Increase effect of another treatment)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    Mild (insomnia)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: It helps with insomnia, somewhat. I don't have any problems taking this medication.
Cost: < $25 monthly

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