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    Condition: Neuropathic Pain
    5/23/2017 2:54:25 AM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 1

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 1

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    The brand name drug Neurontin worked wonderfully for my non-diabetic burning in my feet, but when the doctor prescribed the generic I was surprised that it did absolutely nothing. So surprised that I looked up the pill to see if I had received the correct one. I had. I'll have to make certain I get the brand name, next time.I had heard that on occasion generics didn't work for some people ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Neuropathic Pain
    5/20/2017 7:58:15 PM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 3

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 3

    Comment:
    Take this med for the nerve pain so I can sleep at night, works sometimes and others I wind up walking the floors due to the horrible pain. When it does work its a total relief to get a good nights sleep.

    Condition: Neuropathic Pain
    5/9/2017 6:59:26 AM

    Reviewer: Higginsaa, 35-44 Male 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 have pain and numbness in feet due to diabetic neuropathy. This medication takes pain and numbness away. I have no side effects like weight gain or any of the others.

    Condition: Neuropathic Pain
    5/8/2017 12:40:37 AM

    Reviewer: 75 or over Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Caregiver)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 1

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 4

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    Prescribed to elderly patient under my care for neuropathic pain centered in lumbar spine. Initial low dose begun, 100mg twice daily. Little reported decrease in pain, however neurological side effects quickly became severe to debilitating. Side effects observed: confusion, disorientation, standing and walking instability, memory loss and recall failures (long and short term), inability to underst ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Neuropathic Pain
    3/31/2017 1:26:46 PM

    Reviewer: 45-54 on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 4

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 3

    Comment:
    Medication worked in the beginning but the longer I was on it and the higher dosage that was needed my side effects got worse the swelling in my hands, feet and ankles were terrible, my eyes were turning yellow and didn't know this was a possible side effect, and then there was the constant suicide thoughts not bad at first so overlooked it but as time went on the thoughts became overwhelming ... Show Full Comment

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