What is Ratio-Gabapentin?

Category: Prescription Drugs

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Generic name: Gabapentin

Ratio-gabapentin is a Canadian brand name for 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
Pain 12 5
Nerve pain (neuralgia) 10 4
Fibromyalgia 8 3
Anxious mood 1 1
Buzzing vibration sensation 1 0
General body pain 1 0

Show all 13 reasons taken


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

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 1
Moderate 2
Mild 3
None 5

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Ratio-Gabapentin

Side effect Patients
Brain fog 1
Constipation 1
Depressed mood 1
Drowsiness 1
Grogginess 1
Problems concentrating 1

Show all 9 reported side effects

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Ratio-Gabapentin

Dosage Patients
400 mg daily 1
600 mg daily 1
300 mg three times daily 1
600 mg twice daily 1
600 mg four times daily 1

Why patients stopped taking Ratio-Gabapentin

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Did not seem to work 3
Side effects too severe 2
Doctor's advice 1
Personal research 1
See all 4 patients who've stopped taking Ratio-Gabapentin

Duration

Currently taking Ratio-Gabapentin

Duration Patients
2 - 5 years 2
5 - 10 years 5

Stopped taking Ratio-Gabapentin

Duration Patients
1 - 6 months 2
6 months - 1 year 1
1 - 2 years 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 9
Usually 1
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 1
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 1
Somewhat hard to take 2
A little hard to take 1
Not at all hard to take 7
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 3
< $25 3
Not specified 5

What people switch to and from

Patients stopped taking Ratio-Gabapentin and switched to:

Treatment Patients
Methadone (Methadose) 1
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Ratio-Gabapentin.