19 patient evaluations for Gabapentin taken for the purpose of 'Fibromyalgia' with a perceived effectiveness rating of Moderate

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cappy1950
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cappy1950
Gender: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Pain: Most
Fatigue: Most
Sleep: Most
Stiffness: Most
function: Most
external_stress: Little
Stickman: most
Description:F66y
FM:12y Dx
I am: g
I have:
Fibromyalgia

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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: 1800 mg Daily
Cost: $25-49 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
sparkifox
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sparkifox
Gender: F
Data Quality: 2 stars
Depression: 2
Mania: 0
Emotional: 1
Anxiety: 1
Compulsion: 2
External Stress: Moderate
31 F
Function: Moderate
Distress: Low
I am: vb
I have:
C-PTSD

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Dec 15, 2016 (Started Nov 11, 2014)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Nerve pain (neuralgia))
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (Weight gain)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 600 mg Three times daily
Advice & Tips: watch your weight

  • 0 helpful marks
ChronicWarrior
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ChronicWarrior
Data Quality: 2 stars
  • Gender: F
  • Age: 48
Condition: Brain Tumor 13 additional condition(s)
Quality of life:
  • Mental: Severe
  • Physical: Moderate
I am: b
I have:
Brain Tumor

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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: 600 mg Twice daily

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biker72
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biker72
Gender: M
Data Quality: 1 star
Pain: Little
Fatigue: Little
Sleep: None
Stiffness: Some
function: Most
external_stress: Little
Stickman: little
Description:M45y
CFS:8y Dx
FM:8y Dx
I am: b
I have:
ME/CFS

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Apr 24, 2013 (Started Nov 17, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 900 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Jan 20, 2011 (Started Nov 17, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    Moderate
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 900 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Helps to manage pain well, but may not be tolerated well by everyone. I notice perhaps more memory issues since taking Neurontin again.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
MintyPanda
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I have:
Fibromyalgia

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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
KarenFL
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KarenFL
Gender: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Pain: Some
Fatigue: All
Sleep: Most
Stiffness: All
function: None
external_stress: Some
Stickman: most
Description:F53y
FM:17y Dx
I am: b
I have:
Fibromyalgia

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Sep 25, 2012 (Started Apr 01, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 900 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I have tried Lyrica, Cymbalta and Savella all with horrible side effects. I don't see any side effects from what I can tell with the Neurontin. I am on a patient assistance program and get this medication for $5 a month which as I understand is a processing type fee from where I get it from.
Cost: < $25 monthly

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jbarker2k
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jbarker2k
Gender: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Pain: Some
Fatigue: Some
Sleep: Some
Stiffness: All
function: Most
external_stress: Some
Stickman: most
Description:F35y
FM:5y Dx
I am: b
I have:
Fibromyalgia

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Sep 5, 2012 (Started Feb 15, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (Dizziness, Drowsiness)
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 900 mg Daily

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tuufulhundin
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tuufulhundin
Gender: F
Data Quality: 0 stars
Pain: Little
Fatigue: Little
Sleep: Some
Stiffness: Most
function: All
external_stress: Little
Stickman: some
Description:F54y
FM:7y Dx
I am: g
I have:
Fibromyalgia

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Mar 22, 2012 (Started Apr 19, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Aching burning throbbing body pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Nerve pain (neuralgia))
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 3000 mg All the time (24/7)
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Weight gain

Nov 24, 2010 (Started Apr 19, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Nerve pain (neuralgia))
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Aching burning throbbing body pain)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (Weight gain)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 2400 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Well apart from the weight gain and feeling like I am going potty it seems to be working pretty well.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Weight gain

Nov 2, 2010 (Started Apr 19, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Nerve pain (neuralgia))
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Aching burning throbbing body pain)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 2400 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Weight gain

Oct 21, 2010 (Started Apr 19, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Nerve pain (neuralgia))
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Aching burning throbbing body pain)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 2400 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Weight gain

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venicequeen
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venicequeen
Gender: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Pain: Most
Fatigue: Most
Sleep: Most
Stiffness: All
function: Some
external_stress: Some
Stickman: all
Description:F46y
FM:15y Dx
I am: b
I have:
Fibromyalgia

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Nov 21, 2011 (Started Jul 01, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 3000 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
badger71
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badger71
Gender: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Pain: All
Fatigue: Most
Sleep: Most
Stiffness: All
function: Some
external_stress: All
Stickman: all
Description:F45y
FM:7y Dx
CFS:?y
I am: n
I have:
Fibromyalgia

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Feb 19, 2011 (Started Aug 30, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 900 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I don't like having to take 3 pills a day.
Cost: < $25 monthly

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