61 patient evaluations for Pregabalin taken for the purpose of 'fibromyalgia' with a perceived effectiveness rating of Moderate

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Jan 3, 2017 (Started Nov 15, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 75 mg Three times daily
Advice & Tips: Try to handle taking lower doses to handle your pain because the higher the dose the more likely you are to encounter side affects! My perfect dosage to almost completly wipe out my fibro pain is 300 mg 3 x's a day ( i was in the reasearch program for lyrica) but the side effect that always comes for me is the weight gain but on lower doses it does'nt effect my weight very much!

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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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Dec 16, 2015 (Started Aug 01, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    Mild (swelling in feet, swelling in hands)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 150 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Works best for me. Lyrica has lessened symptoms of fybromalgia.
Cost: $25-49 monthly

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Oct 9, 2015 (Started May 15, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg Twice daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Jun 24, 2015 (Started Nov 17, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for pain in legs)
  • 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

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

Apr 15, 2013 (Started Jan 15, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (weight gain)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 200 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: POSSIBLE unexpected results: improved incontinence (went off of Cymbalta around the same time, so not sure which, if either, was to credit because I am beginning to see a decline) Neurontin, although much cheaper, seems to be far less effective. I have lost my prescription coverage through my husband's health insurance, so I can no longer afford Lyrica.
Cost: $25-49 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Jan 15, 2013 (Started Jul 01, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take

  • 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

Sep 6, 2012 (Started Jun 30, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    Mild (excessive daytime sleepiness (somnolence))
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 200 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks
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