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Condition: Neuropathic Pain
11/8/2008 5:49:38 AM

Reviewer: BurienNiteOwl10@aol.com, 65-74 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
Have had peripheal neuropathy for 2 years now with pain and numbness in my legs feet and arms and hands. Sometimes the shoulders. It's hard to type anymore and can't do needlework but the Gab has at least helped me in not dropping things. And I have to agree with a couple reviewers, if you are LATE with a dose oh boy you know it! I have been on 800MG'sX3 for a year and half now. Still ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Neuropathic Pain
11/7/2008 12:57:08 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Neurontin did help the neuropathic pain in my arms but at an unacceptable cost (persistent diarrhea). I took it for two months before I gave up and switched to the highly expensive Lyrica. More relief and no side effects!

Condition: Neuropathic Pain
11/4/2008 5:02:41 AM

Reviewer: birdlady54, 55-64 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I was taking a low dose,100mg 2x a day,of gabapentin for diabetic neruopathy in my feet. The pain subsided within one day. A few days ago, I was diagnosed with fibromyalgia and was experiencing a great deal of pain in my joints and large muscles. My doctor doubled my dose of gabapentin and within 2 days the severe pain was gone. I still have pain and aching but it is tolerable and does not int ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Neuropathic Pain
10/28/2008 11:31:59 PM

Reviewer: helenmarie, 55-64 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:

Condition: Neuropathic Pain
10/22/2008 1:50:10 PM

Reviewer: donnahen, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I have been on an increasing dose (started at 300mgs tid, and I am now up to 800mgs tid). I still have no relief from my pain and neuropathy.

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