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Condition: Neuropathic Pain
12/1/2007 3:14:45 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Pushed by doctors to use in place of gabapentin (neurontin). Swelling ankles, dizziness, and lack of relief prompted me to go back to gabapentin. Newer is not often better no matter what a pharmaceutical representative thinks. He is a salesman with a vested interest in promoting a product. Placebo or worse.

Condition: Neuropathic Pain
12/1/2007 12:40:43 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I DON'T THINK MY DOSE IS STRONG ENOUGH.

Condition: Neuropathic Pain
11/30/2007 4:27:33 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I have chronic back pain from mid and low back disc. problems. I also had my neck fused at three levels. Pain has been a constant problem. I first tried Lyrica@ 75 mg twice daily and it only helped a little for the pain. I was told to increase it to three times a day and the pain has decreased by 50%. However if I try an increase in activity the pain does come back. I have some balance issues and ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Neuropathic Pain
11/30/2007 10:47:41 AM

Reviewer: 25-34 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Had too many side effects at even a low dose. Have neuropathic pain and Fibromyalgia. I had confusion, vision problems, dizziness, balance issues, nausea, dry mouth and a monster headache for a week until I stopped taking it.

Condition: Neuropathic Pain
11/30/2007 1:55:21 AM

Reviewer: 75 or over Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Weight gain- 5 pounds in one week; not really effective.

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