22 patient evaluations for Gabapentin taken for the purpose of 'nerve pain (neuralgia)' with a perceived effectiveness rating of Moderate

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Feb 28, 2017 (Started Jun 01, 2002)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for nerve pain (neuralgia))
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1200 mg Daily
Cost: $25-49 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Sep 16, 2016 (Started Jul 01, 2014)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for nerve pain (neuralgia))
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    Severe (dizzy spells, neck movement dizziness (cervicogenic dizziness), forgetfulness, forgetting words)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg Twice daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Jun 2, 2016 (Started Jul 15, 2014)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for nerve pain (neuralgia))
  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (anxious mood, increased anxiety, grogginess)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Cost: < $25 monthly

Jul 11, 2015 (Started Jul 15, 2014)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for nerve pain (neuralgia))
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (anxious mood, increased anxiety, grogginess)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1800 mg Daily
Cost: $50-99 monthly

Aug 24, 2014 (Started Jul 15, 2014)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for nerve pain (neuralgia))
  • Side effects
    Moderate (increased anxiety, grogginess)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 1800 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Causes a bit of anxiety and takes a while to get on a scheduled dose high enough to help for major symptoms due to gradual increases in dosage.
Cost: $50-99 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Jun 1, 2016 (Started Jul 01, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for nerve pain (neuralgia))
  • Side effects
    Moderate (weight gain)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: weight gain

  • 0 helpful marks

Jun 9, 2015 (Started Jan 15, 2014)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for nerve pain (neuralgia))
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for burning sensation)
  • Side effects
    Mild (dizziness with hypotension upon standing)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 100 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: work as well for me as lyrica.{alot cheaper} .Lyrica made me yawn all day with dizzy spells.

  • 0 helpful marks

Jul 1, 2014 (Started Nov 27, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for trigeminal neuralgia)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for nerve pain (neuralgia))
  • Side effects
    Moderate (drowsiness)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Advice & Tips: same as Lyrica. Beware side effects.

  • 0 helpful marks

Apr 15, 2013 (Started Jun 15, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for social anxiety disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for nerve pain (neuralgia))
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for pain)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg All the time (24/7)

  • 0 helpful marks

Jan 10, 2013 (Started Dec 01, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for chronic pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for nerve pain (neuralgia))
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for pain)
  • Side effects
    Mild (sleepiness)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 100 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: It seemed to do well as a night time med. occasionally evening, does increases sleepiness though.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Aug 29, 2012 (Started Jun 15, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for nerve pain (neuralgia))
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (upset stomach)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Jul 19, 2012 (Started Dec 16, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for pain)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for nerve pain (neuralgia))
  • Side effects
    Severe (weight gain)
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
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