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Condition: Neuropathic Pain
7/13/2015 5:40:18 PM

Reviewer: SALLY , 45-54 Female on Treatment for 10 years or more (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
i am addicted to this pills and would like some one to be brought to task for this as this is called pregabline or gabapentin in UK it dangerous it can cause you to try to kill or self harm more fact as am ion I am hoping to get off it asap as I am not happy with the weight gain the inn fact the whole drug is nasty as well as it made me look like over weigh ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Neuropathic Pain
7/5/2015 11:28:14 PM

Reviewer: MVH, 55-64 Female (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I took this for pain caused by failed spine surgery that left my lower spine and down my right leg in continual pain with burning, tingling, electric-like shocks. I gained 23 lbs in 1 month, couldn't fall asleep and had very blurry vision. It was effective with pain control reduction by 80%, which has been the most reduction I've had. But the side effects are too great. I had to wean off L ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Neuropathic Pain
6/24/2015 6:54:29 PM

Reviewer: Linda Lou, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I have used the most you can take with Fibromyalgia, 450 mg. and I gained about 5 pounds plus I had taken this drug for over 7 years. I went off of Lyrica and started taking Gabapentin, up to 1800 mg. and about 15 pounds heavier. I am now with my Doctor's help, weaning off of Gabapentin which didn't help all of my Nerve pain and going back on Lyrica. I think it really depends on your makeu ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Neuropathic Pain
6/15/2015 1:03:45 PM

Reviewer: 35-44 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I was on this med for something like a month. I became more and more withdrawn and depressed than eveer before and for the first time in my life I had my own death/suicide planned: when by specific date, how by specific medhtod, and where by specific place. My teen daughter was so afraid I might actually do something bad she called the police and though I was not arrested I convinced both them and ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Neuropathic Pain
6/13/2015 6:50:41 AM

Reviewer: pumpkinbutt, 55-64 Female (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

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