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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
5/22/2015 12:30:25 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Horrible side effects. I am taking 300 mg nightly, but doctor wants to raise it to 600 mg. This is not going to happen! I have been noticing feet and hand swelling and being exhausted but Doc said not from the med. But now after reading these reviews it makes sense why I have been feeling so Sick, with shortness of breath, increased depression, etc,etc,etc. I have to get off this drug now! I am ... Show Full Comment

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