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Condition: Neuropathic Pain
1/27/2008 2:55:13 PM

Reviewer: Gwen, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
After a severe reaction to Lyrica, my neurologist changed my meds to Gabapentin. Although the results are not nearly as effective as the aforementioned therapy, I suppose a little relief is better than none. I have only one major side effect and that is weight gain. I need some advise from others who are experiencing the same.

Condition: Neuropathic Pain
1/26/2008 5:53:17 PM

Reviewer: GRAMPHAM, 65-74 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I suffered a hemmoragic stroke on 02/27/2007. I have been suffering from neural pain. About three weeks ago I was prescribed a slowly increasing dose of Gabapentin. I am now at 400 mg t.i.d. and it seems to be helping. The side effects are minimal.

Condition: Neuropathic Pain
1/16/2008 2:34:33 PM

Reviewer: 45-54 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:

Condition: Neuropathic Pain
1/8/2008 11:40:17 AM

Reviewer: 35-44 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Caregiver)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I've been on Neurontin x 4years following a ruptured disk with chronic, residual neuropathic pain. This is the only drug that totally relieves my pain. It is the perfect "other" option to addictive opiate drugs. It takes about a month of cinsistent use to get the optimum effect.

Condition: Neuropathic Pain
1/5/2008 10:03:36 PM

Reviewer: jbusbey, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I have the occasional dizziness and vision problems but the side effects are little in compare to the pain I have without it. I have had two back surgeries and now have complete loss of feeling in the legs and feet, except for the occasional pain "exploding" in my feet.

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