What is Nupentin?

Category: Prescription Drugs

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Generic name: Gabapentin

Nupentin is an international brand name for the drug 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) 2 4
Stiffness/spasticity 2 1
Diagnostic assessment 1 4
Facial pain 1 1
Migraine-associated vertigo 1 1
Migraine headaches 1 1

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

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 0
Moderate 0
Mild 2
None 4

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Nupentin

Side effect Patients
Headaches 1
Sedation 1

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Nupentin

Dosage Patients
600 mg twice daily 1

Duration

Currently taking Nupentin

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

Nov 27, 2011 (Started Jun 28, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for small fiber sensory neuropathy)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 900 mg Daily

May 24, 2011 (Started Jun 28, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Diagnostic assessment)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for small fiber sensory neuropathy)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 3300 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Has reduced the "sunburn like" sympton that I have all over my body.

Feb 17, 2011 (Started Jun 28, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Diagnostic assessment)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 900 mg Daily

Jun 17, 2010 (Started Jun 28, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Diagnostic assessment)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take

  • 0 helpful marks

Jul 15, 2009 (Started Jun 26, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for stiffness/spasticity)
  • Side effects
    Mild (sedation)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 600 mg Daily
Cost: $100-199 monthly
Side effects: sedation

  • 0 helpful marks
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