What is Gralise?

Category: Prescription Drugs

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Generic Name: Gabapentin

Gralise is a once-daily, extended release version of gabapentin that is used to treat the pain associated with shingles infection, known as postherpetic neuralgia.

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Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects of Gralise

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Moderate
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Mild
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Commonly reported side effects, conditions, and hospitalizations associated with Gralise

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Dosages

Most common dosages (by patients currently taking Gralise)
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1,800 mg daily
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900 mg daily
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Dosage
3 tablet(s) daily
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3
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300 mg daily
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20 mg monthly
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9 tablet(s) daily
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600 daily
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600 mg daily
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1,200 mg daily
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Dosage
1,800 tablet(s) daily
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Dosages based on patients currently taking Gralise.

Why Patients Stopped Taking Gralise (multiple reasons could be selected)
Reason
Expense
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Reason
Side effects too severe
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Reason
Doctor's advice
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Duration

Currently Taking Gralise
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0-1 month
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1-3 months
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3-6 months
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6 months-1 year
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1-2 years
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2 years or more
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3
Stopped Taking Gralise
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0-1 month
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1-3 months
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3-6 months
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6 months-1 year
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1-2 years
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2 years or more
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Adherence


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Burden


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25%
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50%
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Cost per month


Cost per month
$200+
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33%
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$100-199
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33%
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$50-99
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$25-49
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< $25
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1 patient evaluation for Gralise

Ladywolf319
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Ladywolf319
Data Quality: 1 star
  • Gender: F
  • Age: 31
Condition: CRPS II 29 additional condition(s)
Quality of Life:
  • Mental: Moderate
  • Physical: Severe
I am: vb
I have:
CRPS II

See Ladywolf319's full Gralise history

Jan 16, 2014 (Started Jan 15, 2013)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Nerve pain in left leg: None
  • Perceived effectiveness for Nerve pain (neuralgia): None
  • Perceived effectiveness for Fibromyalgia: Moderate
  • Perceived effectiveness for Pain: Moderate
  • Perceived effectiveness for Allodynia: Moderate
  • Perceived effectiveness for CRPS II (Complex regional pain syndrome type II): Moderate
  • Side Effects: Moderate
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: A little
Dosage: 1800 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Make sure that you eat a solid meal before taking and don't plan time drive. The nausea and dizziness is enough to make you uncoordinated. For me luckily, the side effects, other than the nausea, have decreased a little.
Cost: Not specified monthly

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