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    Condition: Neuropathic Pain
    9/23/2016 2:08:45 PM

    Reviewer: jssf, 45-54 Male on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 3

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 4

    Comment:
    After being diagnosed with trigeminal neuralgia, this was the first medication I was prescribed. I didn't like the drowsiness, so I got my doctor to try a few different medications. They all had even worse side effects. I'm happy that this takes care of 95%+ of my pain, but I wish it wasn't so sedating, that it didn't cause weight gain, and that it didn't hinder my ability t ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Neuropathic Pain
    9/13/2016 12:06:23 PM

    Reviewer: Nala, 45-54 on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 1

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 1

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    Having side affects of being high.. Hope they go away

    Condition: Neuropathic Pain
    9/12/2016 8:39:30 AM

    Reviewer: Mr. M, 45-54 on Treatment for 10 years or more (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 3

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 3

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 3

    Comment:
    I have been taking neurontin for 10 years I drive for a living helps to relieve pain it was impossible to get a d.o.t card when I was taking Percocet I take 600mg 3 times a day of neurontin no side effects at all

    Condition: Neuropathic Pain
    9/2/2016 2:24:37 PM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 1

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 4

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    I have Shingles, on the 5th day I had pain so bad I could no longer sleep, a rash on left side front and back. I started on an antiviral on the 3rd day, which now at over a week is starting to lessen the symptoms of pain and red rash with blisters. But that gabapertin did not help at all with the pain, and caused anxiety and irritation. I asked my doctors office, Intermed, to take note of it for t ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Neuropathic Pain
    8/12/2016 11:21:53 PM

    Reviewer: llawson, 55-64 on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 3

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 3

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 3

    Comment:
    I found out about Gabapentin when talking to my 11 yr old dog's Veterinarian. He told me his Mom was on it for years and he prescribed it for my dog, who was in a lot of back and hip pain. I almost saw immediate results in my dog so I asked my pain management Dr. if I could use Gabapentin. He called my GP and I was prescribed 300mg 3x a day. It helps but I have so many things wrong with my ba ... Show Full Comment

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