What is PMS-Gabapentin?

Category: Prescription Drugs

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Generic name: Gabapentin

PMS-Gabapentin is an international brand of gabapentin, an anticonvulsant medication used as an adjunct treatment for partial seizures and for the management of postherpetic neuralgia and neuropathic pain.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Nerve pain (neuralgia) 5 4
Fibromyalgia 4 4
Pain 2 3
Degenerative disc disease 1 2
Myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome 1 0
Neuropathy 1 0

  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 3
Moderate 2
Mild 0
None 1

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with PMS-Gabapentin

Side effect Patients
Depressed mood 1
Fatigue 1
Sleepiness 1

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking PMS-Gabapentin

Dosage Patients
800 mg four times daily 1

Why patients stopped taking PMS-Gabapentin

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Side effects too severe 2
Course of treatment ended 1
Did not seem to work 1
See all 3 patients who've stopped taking PMS-Gabapentin

Duration

Currently taking PMS-Gabapentin

Duration Patients
2 - 5 years 1

Stopped taking PMS-Gabapentin

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 1
1 - 2 years 1
2 - 5 years 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 4
Usually 1
Sometimes 1
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 1
Somewhat hard to take 2
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 3
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 1
$25-49 1
< $25 3
Not specified 1

What people switch to and from

Patients started taking PMS-Gabapentin after stopping:

Treatment Patients
Oxcarbazepine (Trileptal) 1
Pregabalin (Lyrica) 1
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for PMS-Gabapentin.