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

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Condition: Neuropathic Pain
10/10/2015 8:40:36 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

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100 mg gave me terrible mood swings that reminded me of a drunk I knew. Everybodys friend one minute, frothing rage the next. horible drug. Cannabis is far more effective for treating paresthesia.

Condition: Neuropathic Pain
10/6/2015 7:31:36 AM

Reviewer: howard, 45-54 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

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swelling in ankles if not active fall asleep wasn't worth lack of pain rather have pain than the side affects

Condition: Neuropathic Pain
9/13/2015 2:09:03 PM

Reviewer: Zebra 65, 55-64 Male on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

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I use this for Neropathic pain. Since i have been taking it i am totally out of pain. if i forget to take the medication at the proper time i know about it. Thank goodness they have this for pain.

Condition: Neuropathic Pain
9/8/2015 1:28:07 PM

Reviewer: Les, 55-64 Male on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I was prescribed this medication to treat neuropathy after shingles. I had to increase the dose for it to be effective and ended up on 2 tablets once a day for about 6 months by which time the nerve pain had reduced a lot. When I was taking it, it helped a bit and I had no side effects. When I ran out of tablets and didn't have a renewal I decided I didn't need it any more and so stopped t ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Neuropathic Pain
8/29/2015 4:00:21 PM

Reviewer: Mjh, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
To the other reviewer that said this drug is dangerous. It's not and quite safe when prescribed correctly. It sounds like your doctor is dangerous and should have known the obvious drug interactions. I'm on a fairly high dose to control nerve pain. While I do get sleepy, I have had minimal pain since finding the dose that is correct for me.

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