10 patient evaluations for Pregabalin taken for the purpose of 'myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome' with a perceived effectiveness rating of None

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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

Jul 1, 2012 (Started May 10, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for generalized anxiety disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for pain in upper back)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for Pain)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    Severe (problems concentrating, dry eyes, dizziness, swelling in legs, feet and ankles, brain fog, fatigue, memory loss, weight gain, excessive dry mouth)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I can't remember a few months of my life because I was so out of it I couldn't even carry on a conversation and was in danger because I acted as though I had dementia. It actually made my allodynia and hyperalgesia worse at the higher doses!
Cost: < $25 monthly

Dec 27, 2011 (Started May 10, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for generalized anxiety disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for pain in upper back)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    Severe (problems concentrating, dry eyes, dizziness, swelling in legs, feet and ankles, brain fog, fatigue, memory loss, weight gain, excessive dry mouth)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Wish I didn't have to take this it only helps the pain just enough to keep me on it. We've even tried lower doses, but I'm on the lowest without increasing my pain.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Jun 30, 2012 (Started Jul 01, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (dizziness)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Advice & Tips: It made me dizzy as a bat!
Cost: $25-49 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Jan 1, 2012 (Started Jan 01, 2010)

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

  • 0 helpful marks

Dec 17, 2011 (Started Dec 07, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for Pain)
  • Side effects
    Severe (increase in widespread pain)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: 75 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I had a bad experience with this drug I got very sick and had to stay in bed. I stopped taking it and those symptoms went away. If you have autoimmune issues with many allergic reactions I'd be careful trying new drugs.

  • 0 helpful marks

Nov 26, 2011 (Started Nov 20, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    Severe (severe depression, weight gain, depressed mood)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 200 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Jul 1, 2011 (Started Jan 14, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (excessive daytime sleepiness (somnolence))
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg Daily
Cost: $25-49 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Mar 1, 2011 (Started Dec 01, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 25 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Jul 1, 2010 (Started Jul 01, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome)
  • Side effects
    Severe (impulsivity, mania)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: 25 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I had racing thoughts with lyrica and started impulse buyig like crazy. As soon as i stopped the impulses stopped. i later saw a commercial stating that impulsing behaviores such as gambling are a side effect.

  • 0 helpful marks

Jul 1, 2009 (Started Jul 01, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (Pain)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 50 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks
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