4 patient evaluations for Pregabalin taken for the purpose of 'Epilepsy' with a perceived effectiveness rating of Moderate

Rebelor
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Rebelor
Data Quality: 2 stars
  • Sex: F
  • Age: 57y
  • Duration: 6 yrs
PRO survey: PRO 3
Quality of Life:
  • Mental: Mild
  • Physical: Mild
0 seizures
this week
I am: b
I have:
Epilepsy

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Jan 20, 2013 (Started Dec 15, 2010)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Epilepsy: Moderate
  • Side Effects: Moderate
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 300 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Don't run out of medication. Withdrawal began within 24 hours and were terrible. Anxiety, restlessness, anger, severe symptoms for me. I didn't know that would happen. Two weeks later I started having seizures again.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Tightness in throat and neck area, Swelling in hands, Double vision (diplopia), Urinary problems

Jun 9, 2011 (Started Dec 15, 2010)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Epilepsy: Major
  • Side Effects: Moderate
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Somewhat
Dosage: 300 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Decreased anxiety and fibromyalgia symptoms concurrently as we as stop seizures. Have side effects of weight gain, somnolence, numbness and tingling in fingers. Am also on chemotherapy so it is difficult to separate side effects!
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Tightness in throat and neck area, Swelling in hands, Double vision (diplopia), Urinary problems

Mar 16, 2011 (Started Dec 15, 2010)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Epilepsy: Major
  • Side Effects: Mild
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: A little
Dosage: 300 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Decreased anxiety and worry without feeling drugged. Decreased depression with a decrease in symptoms despite being diagnosed with breast cancer. Additional note is that the VA does not carry this medication due to cost.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Tightness in throat and neck area, Swelling in hands, Double vision (diplopia), Urinary problems

Feb 16, 2011 (Started Dec 15, 2010)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Epilepsy: Major
  • Side Effects: Moderate
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: A little
Dosage: 300 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I have now been on lyrica for about 2 months. I have had several side effect to include sleepiness, increased appetite, focus problems, completing tasks and vision problems. It does make me feel high sometimes. I have dizziness too, but lyrica has helped me with the seizures, anxiety, and pain.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Tightness in throat and neck area, Swelling in hands, Double vision (diplopia), Urinary problems

Jan 4, 2011 (Started Dec 15, 2010)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Epilepsy: Major
  • Side Effects: Moderate
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Somewhat
Dosage: 200 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I have more side effects with the lyrica but it has helped with the pain!
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Tightness in throat and neck area, Swelling in hands, Double vision (diplopia), Urinary problems

Dec 22, 2010 (Started Dec 15, 2010)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Epilepsy: Can’t tell
  • Side Effects: Moderate
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: A little
Dosage: 100 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: This medication has sedated me totally! I just want to sleep. But, my pain is better! I have been diagnosed with fibromyalgia and I just don't sense the pain anymore! I truly hope the sedation gets better because I feel totally gorked!
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Tightness in throat and neck area, Swelling in hands, Double vision (diplopia), Urinary problems

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Stormborn
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Stormborn
Data Quality: 1 star
  • Sex: M
  • Age: 33y
  • Duration: 32 yrs
Quality of Life:
  • Mental: Moderate
  • Physical: Mild
0 seizures
98 weeks ago
I am: vb
I have:
Epilepsy

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May 28, 2012 (Started Jan 15, 2008)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Pain: Moderate
  • Perceived effectiveness for Epilepsy: Moderate
  • Perceived effectiveness for Peripheral Neuropathy: Major
  • Side Effects: Mild
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 450 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: The side effects are barely noticeable now, but when I first started taking it, then when the dosage was increased, I couldn't stay awake for anything.

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damann316
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damann316
Data Quality: 1 star
  • Sex: M
  • Age: 52y
  • Duration: 51 yrs
Quality of Life:
  • Mental: Mild
  • Physical: None
50 seizures
127 weeks ago
I am: b
I have:
Epilepsy

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Nov 24, 2011 (Started Jan 01, 2007)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Epilepsy: Moderate
  • Side Effects: Moderate
  • Adherence: Usually
  • Burden: A little
Dosage: 2 other Daily
Cost: $25-49 monthly

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sarbear87
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sarbear87
Data Quality: 1 star
  • Sex: F
  • Age: 26y
  • Duration: 15 yrs
Quality of Life:
  • Mental: Unreported
  • Physical: Unreported
2 seizures
193 weeks ago
I have:
Epilepsy

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Mar 23, 2010 (Started Jun 02, 2009)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Epilepsy: Moderate
  • Side Effects: Mild
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: A little
Dosage: 300 mg Daily

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