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

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Condition: Neuropathic Pain
1/16/2009 7:38:10 PM

Reviewer: royboy, 45-54 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: 1

Comment:
I have extensive pain from hep c treatment and take 800 mg 3 times a day ,better than morphine I was on , but not really helpling any more. weight gain and terrifying dreams,tired all the time.

Condition: Neuropathic Pain
1/14/2009 12:34:25 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
I only take this med at bedtime for diabetic neuropathy. It only diminishes the symptons for a short while. Can anyone who uses it for this purpose found anything that works well?

Condition: Neuropathic Pain
1/12/2009 4:45:46 PM

Reviewer: 35-44 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
haveing trouble with sx of falling asleep,and staying awake during the day my pain is still about a 10 i've been taking gabapentin for 5 weeks .

Condition: Neuropathic Pain
1/8/2009 5:18:14 PM

Reviewer: tjshimkus, 65-74 Male on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:

Condition: Neuropathic Pain
1/7/2009 11:50:03 AM

Reviewer: klbrannon, 65-74 Male on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
Pain is so acute in my feet that 1200 mg of gabapentin does very little to relieve my pain.

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