59 patient evaluations for Gabapentin with a side effects rating of Mild

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Aug 6, 2017 (Started Sep 04, 2015)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for nerve pain (neuralgia))
  • Side effects
    Mild (sleepiness)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1200 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: gabapentin continues to be very effective for weird nerve pain.
Cost: < $25 monthly

Nov 30, 2016 (Started Sep 04, 2015)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for nerve pain (neuralgia))
  • Side effects
    Mild (sleepiness)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1200 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I upped the dosage since the weird hands sensation has intensified.
Cost: < $25 monthly

Jun 9, 2016 (Started Sep 04, 2015)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for nerve pain (neuralgia))
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg Four times daily
Advice & Tips: Gabapentin is a major help for weird nerve pain.
Cost: < $25 monthly

Jan 25, 2016 (Started Sep 04, 2015)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for nerve pain (neuralgia))
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg Four times daily
Advice & Tips: Gabapentin continues to be a major reliever of nerve pain.
Cost: < $25 monthly

Apr 26, 2015 (Started Sep 04, 2015)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for nerve pain (neuralgia))
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Advice & Tips: My toes and feet no longer feel quite so strange, they still do feel some what odd, but much less so.
Cost: < $25 monthly

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Apr 28, 2017 (Started Apr 25, 2017)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    Mild (drowsiness)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 100 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Dec 10, 2016 (Started Sep 15, 2016)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for itching)
  • Side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 100 mg Three times daily
Advice & Tips: This really helps itching. Missed a dose before bedtime and woke up at 2:00 AM itching like crazy. The beneficial effects wear off over time with the need to increase dosage. Went from 100mg 3X to 300 3X, to 400mg 3X. Now taking 600mg before bedtime but 400 mg seem to work OK during the day. Wish it was easier to make updates here...

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Nov 9, 2016 (Started Sep 24, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for numbness and tingling with pins and needles)
  • Side effects
    Mild (fatigue, drowsiness)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 2400 mg Four times daily
Advice & Tips: i manage with the fatigue, resting when needed.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: fatigue, drowsiness

Oct 27, 2011 (Started Sep 24, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for numbness and tingling with pins and needles)
  • Side effects
    Mild (fatigue, drowsiness)
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1800 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: fatigue, drowsiness

Aug 7, 2011 (Started Sep 24, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for numbness and tingling with pins and needles)
  • Side effects
    Mild (fatigue, drowsiness)
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: i dont have much patience, took the neurontin and expected immediate results... i needed to give it time... im back on it again.. and trying to be patient...
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: fatigue, drowsiness

Oct 20, 2010 (Started Sep 24, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for numbness and tingling with pins and needles)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (fatigue)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: The side effects were almost as bad or worse than the sypmtoms.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: fatigue, drowsiness

  • 0 helpful marks

Jul 20, 2016 (Started Jan 27, 2016)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for pain)
  • Side effects
    Mild (drowsiness)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 800 mg Three times daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Jun 30, 2016 (Started Sep 11, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    Mild (blurry vision)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 600 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I think my initial positive reaction coincided with a natural ebb of my symptoms. My pain and fatigue kicked up again even through I never missed a dose of the meds. Eventually I discussed dropping it from my regimen because I just didn't feel it was doing anything for me. I stopped about a year ago and the pain and fatigue did not spike. They tend to ebb and flow the same as before.
Cost: $25-49 monthly

Jun 25, 2013 (Started Sep 11, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    Mild (blurry vision)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 600 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: this medication seems to have been even more effective at treating my fatigue than my FM nerve pain though it seems to have done a fairly good job with that too.
Cost: $25-49 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Jun 1, 2016 (Started Jun 22, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for restless feeling in legs)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for pain)
  • Side effects
    Mild (constipation)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Jul 30, 2015 (Started Jul 01, 1997)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for pain)
  • Side effects
    Mild (dry eyes, dry mouth, dizziness)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 900 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: do not drive while taking. strong medicine 4 pain. I still drive, so I only take it before bed. It also helps me sleep.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 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.

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May 11, 2015 (Started Jan 05, 2013)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for nerve pain (neuralgia))
  • Side effects
    Mild (drowsiness)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take

Mar 28, 2015 (Started Jan 05, 2013)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for nerve pain (neuralgia))
  • Side effects
    Mild (drowsiness)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 2700 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks
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