26 patient evaluations for Pregabalin with a cost of $50-99

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Sep 10, 2018 (Started Mar 15, 2017)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 75 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Lyrica interrupts the sending of messages along your nerves to dampen their signals. This means much less pain but it dampens pleasure signals too. Not ideal but having breathing not hurt is worth sex being less fun.
Cost: $50-99 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

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

Feb 15, 2014 (Started Sep 10, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for pain)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (weight gain, dizziness)
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 75 mg Daily
Cost: $50-99 monthly
Side effects: dizziness

Jun 10, 2010 (Started Sep 10, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for pain)
  • Side effects
    Mild (weight gain, dizziness)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: i switched to this from Neurontin because of those side effects. these side effects are just as bad, just not as offensive to others
Cost: $25-49 monthly
Side effects: dizziness

  • 0 helpful marks

Jan 28, 2014 (Started May 15, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for pain)
  • Side effects
    Mild (daytime sleepiness)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg Daily
Cost: $50-99 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Aug 15, 2013 (Started Apr 18, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for generalized anxiety disorder)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: 50 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: This was very helpful for me, and I had good results with it. My advice: be consistent in taking Lyrica. Do not skip doses. I know that it gets old, always having to take a handful of pills every time you turn around. But this is about restoring your quality of life. This medication was like standing in the sunshine after having been locked up in a damp cave. It makes that much difference!
Cost: $50-99 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Mar 1, 2012 (Started Sep 10, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 400 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I'm on multiple meds. I didn't know that the anorgasmia was directly caused by Lyrica until I discontinued it. What a relief!
Cost: $50-99 monthly
Side effects: daytime sleepiness, sexual dysfunction

Sep 15, 2011 (Started Sep 10, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for pain)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (daytime sleepiness, sexual dysfunction, complete anorgasmia, anorgasmia, dry mouth)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 400 mg Daily
Cost: $50-99 monthly
Side effects: daytime sleepiness, sexual dysfunction

  • 1 helpful mark

Jun 1, 2011 (Started May 15, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for nerve pain (neuralgia))
  • Side effects
    Moderate (fluid retention (edema), dryness, dry mouth, weight gain)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg Daily
Cost: $50-99 monthly
Side effects: fluid retention (edema), dryness, dry mouth, weight gain

Jan 10, 2010 (Started May 15, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for nerve pain (neuralgia))
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    Mild (fluid retention (edema), dryness, dry mouth, weight gain)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg Daily
Cost: $50-99 monthly
Side effects: fluid retention (edema), dryness, dry mouth, weight gain

May 15, 2007 (Started May 15, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for nerve pain (neuralgia))
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I only positive benefits when initially taking Lyrica. I was able to go back to work and had more energy. After about 18 months on Lyrica, I began experiencing the normal side effects of this drug. I began gaining wait very fast, 20 pounds, and please note, I have always weighed the same. I have never been on a diet in my life; even after having my 2 kids. I also began having swelling of my extremities, at times, the swelling added to my pain. Also, I began have extreme dry mouth, which causes trouble swallowing and cavities.After the initial weight gain, I have stayed at the same weight. Fortunately, the positive effects of Lyrica out weigh the negative. I absolutely could not function daily without Lyrica.
Cost: $50-99 monthly
Side effects: fluid retention (edema), dryness, dry mouth, weight gain

  • 0 helpful marks

Jan 29, 2011 (Started Dec 01, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for pain)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 50 mg Daily
Cost: $50-99 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Jan 3, 2011 (Started Mar 19, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for pain in leg(s))
  • Side effects
    Severe
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 150 mg Daily
Cost: $50-99 monthly

May 12, 2010 (Started Mar 19, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for nerve pain (neuralgia))
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for pain in leg(s))
  • Side effects
    Moderate
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 150 mg Daily
Cost: $50-99 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
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