266 patient evaluations for Pregabalin

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Sep 29, 2008 (Started May 01, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for peripheral neuritis)
  • Side effects
    Severe (daytime sleepiness)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 225 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I have had swelling when increased during daytime. Now I am experiencing extreme day time sleepiness.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: daytime sleepiness

  • 0 helpful marks

Sep 29, 2008 (Started Jan 01, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for pain)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for nerve pain (neuralgia))
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Advice & Tips: This medication was less effective than a baby aspirin for me.
Cost: $25-49 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Sep 5, 2008 (Started Jul 21, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for pain)
  • Side effects
    Mild (daytime sleepiness)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 150 mg Daily
Cost: $100-199 monthly
Side effects: daytime sleepiness

  • 0 helpful marks

Sep 4, 2008 (Started May 04, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for pain)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (weight gain)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 600 mg Daily
Side effects: weight gain

  • 0 helpful marks

Aug 25, 2008 (Started Jun 09, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for muscle twitching (fasciculations))
  • Side effects
    Moderate (weight gain, tiredness)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 450 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: increase in appetite
Cost: $100-199 monthly
Side effects: tiredness, weight gain

  • 2 helpful marks

Jun 2, 2008 (Started Oct 30, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    Severe (weight gain)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: weight gain

  • 0 helpful marks

May 1, 2008 (Started Apr 01, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 100 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I took this for a month when it first was approved by the FDA & I did not get any relief from it at all. I could not tell any impact it had because it felt like I didn't take anything. So my doctor went back to my Tramadol that I had been taking since it did give me some relief.

  • 0 helpful marks

Mar 31, 2008 (Started Feb 08, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for pain)
  • Side effects
    Severe
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 75 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: The medication suppressed my ability to tell when I had eaten enough. I am already overweight and didn't need to eat until I was so stuffed I felt sick. However if I would experience that same kind of pain again, I would take it.

  • 0 helpful marks

Jan 7, 2008 (Started Oct 15, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    Severe (excessive daytime sleepiness (somnolence), nausea, dizziness, memory problems, memory lapses (brain blinks), confusion, whole body ache)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 150 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: My doctor over prescribed this medicine and just about done me in. I have lasting side effects. He jumped me from 150mg a day to 600mg a day! Could not function!!
Cost: $25-49 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Jan 1, 2008 (Started Jul 01, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (excessive daytime sleepiness (somnolence))
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 150 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: This was prescribed when I was complaining that I kept falling asleep at work, but it only made me MORE sleepy.
Side effects: excessive daytime sleepiness (somnolence)

  • 0 helpful marks
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