258 patient evaluations for Gabapentin

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May 28, 2020 (Started May 01, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for nurve pain)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 800 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Not helping
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: weight gain

Jul 16, 2009 (Started May 01, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for nurve pain)
  • Side effects
    Mild (weight gain)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: weight gain

  • 0 helpful marks

Apr 21, 2020 (Started Jun 30, 2020)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for nerve pain (neuralgia))
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 900 mg Three times daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Feb 20, 2020 (Started Jan 01, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for complex regional pain syndrome type II)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (drowsiness)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Advice & Tips: Did nothing except confuse me. Of course I'm old.
Cost: $50-99 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Oct 31, 2018 (Started Jul 01, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Bell's palsy)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for facial pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for nerve pain (neuralgia))
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for pain)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: insomnia, fatigue

Jul 3, 2009 (Started Jul 01, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    Severe (fatigue)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 600 mg Daily
Side effects: insomnia, fatigue

  • 0 helpful marks

Jul 24, 2018 (Started Jul 01, 2015)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for anxious mood)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for insomnia)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg Twice daily
Advice & Tips: I'll take the 600 milligrams at night I sleep well usually. However if I take More than 1300 milligram tab in the daytime I'm too sleepy.
Cost: < $25 monthly

Apr 11, 2018 (Started Jul 01, 2015)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for nerve pain (neuralgia))
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg Twice daily
Advice & Tips: I am now taking only the 600 milligrams at bedtime , to help me sleep. I have no nerve pain now .

Dec 3, 2017 (Started Jul 01, 2015)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for nerve pain (neuralgia))
  • Side effects
    Moderate (excessive daytime sleepiness (somnolence))
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg Twice daily
Advice & Tips: Has made me too sleepy in the daytime,so I take a smaller dose wyen not working.

  • 1 helpful mark

Jul 21, 2018 (Started Jun 03, 2013)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for nerve pain (neuralgia))
  • Effectiveness
    None (for restless legs syndrome)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 100 mg Daily
Cost: $25-49 monthly

Oct 28, 2013 (Started Jun 03, 2013)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for restless legs syndrome)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for nerve pain (neuralgia))
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 600 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Dec 1, 2008 (Started Jun 03, 2013)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Other)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Jun 30, 2018 (Started Mar 15, 2018)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for degenerative disc disease)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 1 helpful mark

May 29, 2018 (Started Jan 01, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for pain)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 4800 mg Daily
Cost: $25-49 monthly

Jan 26, 2017 (Started Jan 01, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for pain)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 4800 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Probably cuts 85% of nerve pain. Would rather not continue to take this as it is an epilepsy drug and am wondering what it is doing to my brain. New York is on the Opiod bandwagon and all doctors are afraid of prescribing anything other than hydrocodone. I would rather take Percocet and cut 95% of all my nerve pain and not take this anymore.
Cost: $25-49 monthly

Feb 28, 2011 (Started Jan 01, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for pain)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 3600 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Sep 22, 2010 (Started Jan 01, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for pain)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 3600 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Apr 29, 2010 (Started Jan 01, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for pain)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 3600 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Sep 10, 2008 (Started Jan 01, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for pain)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 3600 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Probably cuts 85% of nerve pain.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 2 helpful marks

May 19, 2018 (Started Jan 23, 2015)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for laryngeal sensory neuropathy)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for peripheral neuropathy)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 900 mg Three times daily
Advice & Tips: WHEN THE SENSORY NEUROPATHY KEEPS SPREADING, MORE OF YOUR BODY LOSES FEELING. I HAVE NO FEELING FROM MY HANDS DOWN TO MY FEET. IT IS DEVASTATING

Apr 13, 2018 (Started Jan 23, 2015)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for laryngeal sensory neuropathy)
  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for peripheral neuropathy)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 900 mg Three times daily
Advice & Tips: WHEN THE SENSORY NEUROPATHY KEEPS SPREADING, MORE OF YOUR BODY LOSES FEELING. I HAVE NO FEELING FROM MY HANDS DOWN TO MY FEET. IT IS DEVASTATING

  • 0 helpful marks

Jan 17, 2018 (Started Dec 15, 2017)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for nerve pain (neuralgia))
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for trigeminal neuralgia)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Gabapentin has worked wonders for my neuralgia and for my trigeminal neuralgia that I've dealt with twice in the past year. I cannot recommend this drug enough for nerve pain.

  • 0 helpful marks
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