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Condition: Neuropathic Pain
3/7/2015 9:33:06 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I just started taking this a week ago for pain. I take 10mg per day, it has helped some with the pain, but I wake up sleepy and it hangs on all day and when the tiredness starts to wear off late in the evening then it's time to take another one.

Condition: Neuropathic Pain
1/4/2015 4:12:50 PM

Reviewer: Christi963, 45-54 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
I've had 18 surgeries on my right foot due to bone cysts. It left me with a fair amount of neuropathic pain that cannot be relieved with spinal cord stim. I started taking a 25mg dose at night to help the pain and help me sleep. It was a miracle drug for 2.5 weeks. All of a sudden it built up enough in my system and I developed a severe allergic reaction to it -- hives all over my body, se ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Neuropathic Pain
11/26/2014 1:43:35 AM

Reviewer: 19-24 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
i was given this medication for migraine prevention, but i was interested that it helps depression and sleep because i struggle with those as well. the amount of migraines has been cut in half, i feel less depressed, and it helps me stay asleep for the whole night.

Condition: Neuropathic Pain
11/4/2014 11:03:04 AM

Reviewer: 19-24 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 have a severe concussion and was referred by my neurologists to start taking this. I have little to no headaches now and any emotional distress I had about not being able to do physical activity because of my concussion is masked. My mood has significantly changed for the better and it has become much easier to fall asleep.

Condition: Neuropathic Pain
10/25/2014 7:29:30 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
back pain at base of spine down my leg to ankle on right foot disappeared. the coming and going pain in my foot and twos still remain. what I have received now for relief has been good. been on this foe one and a half month. Started at twenty-five mg., but now I'm up to seventy-five. Just have to wait and what benefits still await.

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