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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of Neurontin oral.

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Condition: Neuropathic Pain
8/19/2014 2:07:57 PM

Reviewer: Greek, 75 or over Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Side effects include loss of consciousness. On a walk I felt dizzy. Briefly rested; resumed the walk. I loss consciousness, fell and severely broke my nose, bruised my head.

Condition: Neuropathic Pain
8/9/2014 1:30:44 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
Everyone says you need at least 300mg then increases over time. It turned me into a zombie. 100mg prn actually works well. besides only 60% is absorbed with 300mg doses.

Condition: Neuropathic Pain
7/16/2014 11:16:22 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I had a right brain stroke while in the intial stages of gralise therapy.

Condition: Neuropathic Pain
7/3/2014 1:03:06 PM

Reviewer: Terisue53, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I take this in combination with tramadol. Keeps my autheritis under control.also helps my nerve damage from carpal tunnel. Even after surgery, I still have tingling and numbness in my left hand.

Condition: Neuropathic Pain
6/22/2014 11:38:13 AM

Reviewer: blackgal, 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:
I have been taking neurontin for over a year now ,I started out taking 200 mg. once a day my dosage was gradually increased and I am now taking 2 800 mg. tabs 3 times a day . It is somewhat helpful it eases the pain a little but does not completely take the pain away. It makes day to day living and working tolerable. However there is nothing that I can do about my hands staying ice cold daily . I ... Show Full Comment

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