3 patient evaluations for Gabapentin taken for the purpose of 'numbness and tingling with pins and needles' with a perceived effectiveness rating of Slight

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Dec 31, 2009 (Started Jan 15, 2002)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for stiffness/spasticity)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for numbness and tingling with pins and needles)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1800 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I know it works, I've been on it for a few years. I just can't tell that it's working any more. They want me to continue it
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: weight gain, fatigue

Oct 13, 2009 (Started Jan 15, 2002)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for stiffness/spasticity)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for numbness and tingling with pins and needles)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1800 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: of'coure, like other prescriptions, I get dry mouth & a little tired.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: weight gain, fatigue

Aug 13, 2009 (Started Jan 15, 2002)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for pain)
  • Side effects
    Mild (weight gain, fatigue)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1800 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: At first, it works great. Eventually after higher doses I guess it works fare. I still take it because if I stop... I would know the differece.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: weight gain, fatigue

  • 0 helpful marks

Dec 12, 2009 (Started Oct 01, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for numbness and tingling with pins and needles)
  • Side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 600 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Oct 6, 2009 (Started May 16, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for numbness and tingling with pins and needles)
  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for stiffness/spasticity)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 2000 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: can't tell the difference still when on methadone I felt pain relief.
Cost: < $25 monthly

Feb 4, 2009 (Started May 16, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Other)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 100 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Sep 25, 2008 (Started May 16, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for Other)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 100 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: can't tell the difference since I got out of the Hospital
Cost: $25-49 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
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