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

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May 2, 2017 (Started Jun 01, 2016)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for numbness and tingling with pins and needles)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 400 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Jan 1, 2013 (Started Jun 01, 2016)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for numbness and tingling with pins and needles)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Jan 28, 2010 (Started May 15, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for numbness and tingling with pins and needles)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (memory and cognition problems)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1500 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Help with bladder urgency.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: memory and cognition problems

  • 1 helpful mark

Aug 18, 2009 (Started Mar 14, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for numbness and tingling with pins and needles)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for burning sensation in soles of feet)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1800 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

May 12, 2009 (Started Mar 14, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for numbness and tingling with pins and needles)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for burning sensation in soles of feet)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 900 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: All I know is it does not work for me...It may work well for others though...
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Oct 4, 2008 (Started Jul 24, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for numbness and tingling with pins and needles)
  • Side effects
    Severe (extreme sedation, grogginess, brain fog, fatigue)
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: fatigue, extreme sedation, brain fog, grogginess

  • 0 helpful marks

Aug 1, 2008 (Started Apr 01, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for Vision)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for numbness and tingling with pins and needles)
  • Side effects
    Severe (loss of spatial thinking, word fishing, weight gain)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: If it works when you first take it, fine. If you have to stop for whatever reason don't try to go back to it without using extreme caution. I was lucky I was at home and not driving when I had the problems with this medication.
Cost: $100-199 monthly
Side effects: loss of spatial thinking, word fishing, weight gain

  • 0 helpful marks
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