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Condition: Neuropathic Pain
12/8/2007 1:39:55 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
This drug has a drowsy feeling and clearly interferes with cognition per the frontal lobes. I find my self looking for things more or forgetting things. Although the drug is very good for my pain-I don't take drugs but due to a two week chronic episode of Fibro pain, I surrendered.

Condition: Neuropathic Pain
12/5/2007 9:53:12 PM

Reviewer: Rocky, 75 or over Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
I have peripheral neuropathy after having surgery for spinal stenosis. I was not aware that neuropathy followed this surgery on my spine. Went through three months of extreme burning and pain in legs. Eventually, doctor prescribed Vicodin which helped minimally. Pain decreased to make my life bearable but still had some pain and numbness in one foot in particular and burning in legs which I te ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Neuropathic Pain
12/5/2007 9:08:42 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Be aware of side effects. First week I was on this med, I felt great relief from severe nerve pain in my feet and hands. When my dose was increased I started having extremely bad reactions. I have never been so scared in my life when I started having disturbing visions, feared for my life, and was unable to move or call out for help. I thought maybe it was a dream but when I had another episod ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Neuropathic Pain
12/5/2007 1:12:21 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I have been on this medication for about 2 1/2 months. Before I started taking this I could not walk at all and was falling around at least 5 times a day. Now I am walking and not falling. I would think that if it has done this so far for me then within 6 months to a year I should not be feeling all the pain that I do right now. I have found out through the doctors that when I was on a particu ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Neuropathic Pain
12/5/2007 10:51:13 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I have nerve damage in both feet - very painful. I use this medication in combination with Cymbalta. It is wonderful.

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