6 patient evaluations for Gabapentin taken for the purpose of 'nerve pain (neuralgia)' with a perceived effectiveness rating of Can’t tell

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Apr 11, 2018 (Started Jul 01, 2015)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for nerve pain (neuralgia))
  • Effectiveness
    None (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 100 mg Twice daily
Advice & Tips: I am now taking only the 600 milligrams at bedtime , to help me sleep. I have no nerve pain now .

Dec 3, 2017 (Started Jul 01, 2015)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for nerve pain (neuralgia))
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (excessive daytime sleepiness (somnolence))
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg Twice daily
Advice & Tips: Has made me too sleepy in the daytime,so I take a smaller dose wyen not working.

  • 1 helpful mark

Sep 23, 2015 (Started Aug 15, 2015)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for nerve pain (neuralgia))
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Give it time to get in your system

  • 0 helpful marks

Sep 29, 2012 (Started Sep 15, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for nerve pain (neuralgia))
  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Dec 22, 2011 (Started Dec 20, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for nerve pain (neuralgia))
  • Side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 900 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I am still taking medication but it appears it is helping with the pain.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Jul 17, 2010 (Started May 19, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for nerve pain (neuralgia))
  • Side effects
    Moderate (brain fog, weight gain, dizziness)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1200 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: weight gain, dizziness, brain fog

Jun 13, 2010 (Started May 19, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for nerve pain (neuralgia))
  • Side effects
    Moderate (brain fog, dizziness)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 1200 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: This has really messed up my brain, I have the attention span of a gnat.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: weight gain, dizziness, brain fog

Jun 6, 2010 (Started May 19, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for nerve pain (neuralgia))
  • Side effects
    Moderate (brain fog, dizziness)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 900 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: weight gain, dizziness, brain fog

May 26, 2010 (Started May 19, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for nerve pain (neuralgia))
  • Side effects
    Mild (brain fog, dizziness)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: weight gain, dizziness, brain fog

  • 0 helpful marks

Jul 1, 2010 (Started Jan 25, 2013)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for nerve pain (neuralgia))
  • Side effects
    Severe
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Advice & Tips: I stopped taking Gabapentin around 2010. I was prescribed Gabapentin again a year ago for nerve pain related to several herniated and ruptured disc in my lower back. I had to stop taking it soon after because I would throw up every time I took it. This was causing dehydration, weight loss, and it did not seem to have any positive effect on my nerve pain.

  • 0 helpful marks
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