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    Condition: Neuropathic Pain
    7/13/2017 4:20:31 PM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 3

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 4

    Comment:
    I have a lot of nerve pain in my feet from an accident. It doesn't completely eliminate episodes, but I have had a noticeable difference in the intensity and number of episodes. The minor side effects I have had was tiredness (at first) and minor swelling in my hands and feet. But, also, I have a lot of trouble with names and names of things in general. It's annoying, but in the end worth ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Neuropathic Pain
    7/11/2017 8:24:44 PM

    Reviewer: I'm a Mess, 55-64 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    56 yr old male .. I have congestive heart failure .. EF is 15-20% max .. have bad circulation from weak heart with neuropathy issues in both lower legs arms feet and hands .. this medication has been super great in helping with the nerve pain - twitching - bee stings - spasms .. it has just really been great for me ..

    Condition: Neuropathic Pain
    7/9/2017 6:46:11 AM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    I take this medication for pain in my feet and legs which caused sleep problems. After taking gabapentin my pain has been greatly reduced, however, I am experiencing dizziness, lack of coordination and fog. But the side effects outweigh the benefits.

    Condition: Neuropathic Pain
    7/6/2017 2:34:12 PM

    Reviewer: 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

    Comment:
    I am a diabetic and I take 1200mg a day and I can't live without it.

    Condition: Neuropathic Pain
    6/23/2017 3:55:36 PM

    Reviewer: CurlyFry, 35-44 on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    I have neuropathy and restless legs syndrome. I used to literally cry at night because the pain, burning and tingling of the neuropath combined by the spasms of the RLS were so horrible. Massage, hot baths, cold baths, even TENS therapy didn't help. In about a week of taking gabapentin I noticed a huge difference! 100mg when I wake up, 100mg after lunch and 300mg at bed time.

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