19 patient evaluations for Pregabalin with a cost of $100-199

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Dec 30, 2015 (Started Jun 30, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Pain)
  • Side effects
    Severe (memory and cognition problems)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 50 mg Daily
Cost: $100-199 monthly

Oct 15, 2014 (Started Jun 30, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Pain)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (memory and cognition problems)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Advice & Tips: It was helpful for a time, but eventually the costs outweighed the benefits.
Cost: $100-199 monthly

Jan 20, 2013 (Started Jun 30, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Pain)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (memory and cognition problems)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Cost: $100-199 monthly

Dec 12, 2012 (Started Jun 30, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Pain)
  • Side effects
    Mild (memory and cognition problems)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 150 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I wasn't always sure that this expensive med was working, but now that it has been discontinued, I realize that it was quite effective in reducing my neuropathic pain. I am currently working with my medical team to slowly stop each of my meds, in order to determine the cost/benefit of each, and to see if that may reduce the severity of some of my symptoms. Although I do feel a bit clearer cognitively without the lyrica, if I cannot manage my pain, I will certainly restart it when I can.
Cost: $25-49 monthly

Oct 22, 2012 (Started Jun 30, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Pain)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 150 mg Daily
Cost: $25-49 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Jan 17, 2015 (Started Jun 30, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Pain)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (problems concentrating, brain fog, weight gain)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg Twice daily
Cost: $100-199 monthly

Nov 21, 2014 (Started Jun 30, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (problems concentrating, brain fog, weight gain)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg Twice daily
Cost: $100-199 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 legs, 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 legs, 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

Nov 9, 2013 (Started Dec 15, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for diabetes type 2)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: 100 mg Daily
Cost: $100-199 monthly

Jul 16, 2013 (Started Dec 15, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for diabetes type 2)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 450 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Jul 15, 2012 (Started Apr 01, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 150 mg Daily
Cost: $100-199 monthly

Mar 1, 2010 (Started Apr 01, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 150 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: This medication helps me to stay a sleep more than if I did not take it. It helps with the pain at night and makes sleeping a little easier. I notice a huge difference when I do not take it. The only side effect is sleepiness and so I choose to only take it at night before bed.
Cost: $100-199 monthly

  • 1 helpful mark

Jan 19, 2012 (Started Jul 01, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for headaches)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 150 mg Daily
Cost: $100-199 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Jan 1, 2012 (Started Aug 01, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    Severe (brain fog, Pain)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 200 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: lyrica left me in more pain in different places.. my shoulder blades... upper back, tightness in my ribcage, feeling like a truck parked on my back.. and getting off this prescription was extremely painful.. pain through the roof, like the worst flu every..
Cost: $100-199 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Dec 20, 2010 (Started Jul 01, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Pain)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (drowsiness, blurry vision)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 225 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Need to get used to drowsiness and "weird" feelings.It gets better.
Cost: $100-199 monthly
Side effects: drowsiness, blurry vision

  • 0 helpful marks

Jul 23, 2010 (Started Mar 16, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for muscle pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for pain in shoulders)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for neck pain)
  • Side effects
    Severe
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: 225 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: this medicine is very expensive because i don't have insurance any longer. it also makes me dizzy, unbalanced, memory problems, fatigue, and sleep. I needed the sleep after suffering with insomnia for 3 years. My body appreciate the rest, and i feel a lot better because of the sleep. the lyrica also help with my pain, when it is severe is gets it to a moderate to slight pain level. that may not seem like much, but believe me when you are constantly hurting with pain all day long that's a hugh accomplishment. i guess you have to take the good with the bad, because this dizziness, and forgetfulness, and falling into things gets to be annoying.
Cost: $100-199 monthly

Jul 1, 2010 (Started Mar 16, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for muscle pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for pain in shoulders)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for neck pain)
  • Side effects
    Severe
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: 450 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: It took almost three months, but after I received the steriod pak in June 2010 the lyrica started affecting me. I started going to sleep within 30 minutes after taking it. I continued to sleep for 4 to 6 hours each time I take it which is twice a day (mornings and nights). Thank God I finally got some sleep. My body still hurts, but I have been able to stand and walk at least 15 minutes before the pain gets severe. I have been drowinsy for three years, but was not getting any sleep, and the quality of sleep have been poor. I feel lest fatigue, and more rested. Not able to plan anything because I am sleeping alot now during the day, and usually I am up around 3 a.m. until 7 - 9 a.m. before sleep overtake me again. I should not be complaining after not sleeping but 2-4 hours for the pass three years. I would rate my overall pain as moderate, and still need other pain meds to relieve the pain between my two doses of lyrica. My balance is off, and I am having more headaches. I am eating junk food, and gaining weight. And, the worse thing is the dizziness, which prevents me from driving. I am going to request another medication. Maybe, Topomax. Still researching it.
Cost: $100-199 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Mar 15, 2010 (Started Dec 19, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    Severe (shakiness, itching, nausea, itchiness, shakes, insomnia)
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 600 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: This was a horrible drug. It didnt have any effect on my fibromyalgia symtptoms, nor on my fatigue. When I came off of the drug, I took 1 1/2 months to reduce my dose and then had basically a withdrawl equal to that of coming off of a narcotic. Couldnt sleep, super itchy body, extreme nausea, the shakes..it was so bad and awful, I would hate for anyone else to go through it.
Cost: $100-199 monthly

Mar 17, 2009 (Started Dec 19, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Advice & Tips: This has been a dream. I never realized what I was coping with, until I started these meds and got the stomache flu and couldnt take them. The gnawing pain was unbearable. It is amazing that I dealt with that pain for so long with no medication and then once I start one and off it for one day, I realized just what that pain must have been doing to me. No wonder coping is difficult!!
Cost: $100-199 monthly

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