10 patient evaluations for Gabapentin taken for the purpose of 'pain' with a perceived effectiveness rating of None

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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

Aug 8, 2015 (Started Jul 01, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for pain)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg Four times daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Feb 13, 2013 (Started Dec 28, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for nerve pain (neuralgia))
  • Effectiveness
    None (for pain)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 100 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 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

Mar 14, 2012 (Started Feb 17, 2005)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for pain)
  • Side effects
    Severe
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 800 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Apr 5, 2011 (Started Jan 12, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for pain)
  • Side effects
    Mild (drowsiness)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1800 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: drowsiness

Jan 19, 2010 (Started Jan 12, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for pain)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (drowsiness)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 1800 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: drowsiness

  • 0 helpful marks

Sep 15, 2009 (Started Aug 06, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for pain)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Advice & Tips: My neurologist prescribed Neurontin as a 'long shot' at helping eliminate pain in my back/groin from a herniated disk injury in 1963. He also had hopes it might help me sleep at night. After I reached the maximum dosage of 900 mg /day, there ws no discernible improvement in either one of these. So we decided to stop taking it. It is not a drug which one stops taking 'cold turkey'. So I have been tapering off, planning to eliminate it entirely.
Cost: < $25 monthly

Sep 14, 2009 (Started Aug 06, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for pain)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 400 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Sep 9, 2009 (Started Aug 06, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for pain)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 600 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: This med was lightly recommended to me by my neurologist. It was thought it might help with a pain I was having. I was also having physical therapy at the same time to also help my pain. Since neither the medication NOR the PT gave me any relief, I decided on my own NOT to waste any more money chasing this line of thinking.
Cost: < $25 monthly

Jun 1, 2009 (Started Aug 06, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for pain)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Advice & Tips: It simply did not work.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Jun 1, 2009 (Started Apr 15, 2003)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for pain)
  • Side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1200 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Feb 11, 2009 (Started Aug 08, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for pain)
  • Side effects
    Mild (constipation)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: constipation

  • 0 helpful marks

Aug 26, 2008 (Started Nov 19, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for pain)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 1000 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: try to remember to take as perscribed.
Cost: $25-49 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
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