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Condition: Neuropathic Pain
6/6/2015 2:58:38 PM

Reviewer: ms, 65-74 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I have two herniated discs that give me a terrible pain in my leg like electricity, I coudn't sleep at nite. After taking gabapentin 2 of 300 mg I can sleep almost all nite and pain is gone. My only complaint is that it made me gain weight, i am upset with that but otherwise no problems.

Condition: Neuropathic Pain
6/3/2015 2:50:20 AM

Reviewer: PB, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 10 years or more (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
Have been taking this for many years. My dosage is at 3600 mg per day.. I could not make it without it. It stops the pain in my feet. I do suffer from drowsiness but I'll take that over the horrible sensation of burning feet. You have to give it a chance to work and get the dosage right. I did feel funny at first(high) but that wore off and now it works great.. I slowly worked up to the dosag ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Neuropathic Pain
6/2/2015 4:29:42 PM

Reviewer: Mrs. Neuro, 65-74 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 am on 300mg capsules three times a day at first the side effect was you had taken the meds fell asleep awaken just to have no clue as to where I was or what day it was that was the only problem the Dr. has increased the times a day I have to take them they work perfect for I am a double amputee and my nerves in my stumps are painful it helps a lot with the pain. I am very satisfied with the res ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Neuropathic Pain
5/29/2015 7:33:00 PM

Reviewer: MothersdayBaby, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I am convinced this drug is evil! I take it for nuero pain. I take 300 mg 3X a day in 300 mg gel cap form. Side effects: 1st month I began to feel disconnected, unable to think clearly. Foggy and I kept dropping things. It did help a little with neuro pain. The 2nd month I had double vision and vertigo. It was so bad, I was out of work 2 weeks. I could walk without running into walls. ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Neuropathic Pain
5/19/2015 6:35:31 PM

Reviewer: 65-74 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I have degenerative disc disease at three levels. Gabapentin worked fine for about two months. Then started to gain weight, blurred vision and tingling in right heel. Constant urination and trouble starting. Too many side effects now. Take one 300 MG tablet at night for sleep. Too dangerous during the day to drive,

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