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    Condition: Neuropathic Pain
    6/22/2016 6:17:22 AM

    Reviewer: Jeff, 55-64 on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 2

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 2

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    I have read and can now confirm from my experience , that this drug has significant side effects . Immdiately after starting drug I developed intense joint pain , especially knees. And immediately after stopping this drug, the joint pain went away. This appears to be compounded if there are joint issues to start with .

    Condition: Neuropathic Pain
    6/7/2016 5:36:39 PM

    Reviewer: 75 or over Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 3

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 3

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 3

    Comment:
    Neuropathy pain in feet and hands stage 4 BRCA, cognitive deficit moderate to severe on 400mg 3xday, tumor mets in brachial plexus (shoulder) which effects three nerve routes in arm and hand. severe pain in arm and feet so bad am on walker. Neurontin numbs the pain but I am a space cadet, forgetful to the max.

    Condition: Neuropathic Pain
    4/23/2016 10:42:53 AM

    Reviewer: Big Red, 65-74 Male on Treatment for 10 years or more (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    Gabapentin is a must have for me. Anytime I am in the hospital and it is past my dose time I start asking for it immediately. It works so well for me I cannot do without it. I take 600 mg tablets 3 times a day. Morning, late afternoon and at bedtime. If I forget to take my neurontin I can not sleep without it because the burning, needling, and shocks of pain are constant until I take it. I have be ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Neuropathic Pain
    4/6/2016 8:29:21 AM

    Reviewer: Karen, 45-54 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 was recently prescribed Neurontin after several visits to my doctor with unbearable nerve, muscle pain all over my body, I also have plantar fasciitis, which makes it difficult to stand and walk any distance, this couples with osteoarthritis in all my joints has had a huge impact of my quality of life over the past 18 months.I have been in tears most days with the pain as regular pain killers ar ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Neuropathic Pain
    11/29/2015 10:58:26 PM

    Reviewer: bntherednthat, 25-34 Male on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 1

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 4

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    This medication made it nearly impossible to live any kind of life, makes me dizzy, lightheaded, and my face numb.....This medication never did anything for pain, (Neuropathy), or anything else for that matter. Crap Drug, should be flushed down the toilet, along with the Dr. that prescribed it!!!

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