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    Condition: Neuropathic Pain
    10/8/2016 6:01:03 AM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 4

    Comment:
    Used for long lasting pain in thighs caused with any extended standing in 1 position. The pain would be almost non-stop and could last for months. I find this medicine 95% effective for me having had shingles previously.

    Condition: Neuropathic Pain
    9/21/2016 12:05:51 PM

    Reviewer: Frustrated77, 35-44 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 1

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 3

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    I was taking this medication for about 2 months for nerve issues in my neck and then I began have memory issues. I was unable to remember simple words and would get stuck every 4th sentence or so. At first I thought I had had a stroke but then reviewed my medication and found that memory issues or "word hunting" are a possible side effect. It has been a year since I stopped and I am st ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Neuropathic Pain
    9/2/2016 2:29:55 PM

    Reviewer: 65-74 Male (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 1

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    I have Shingles, on the 5th day I had pain so bad I could no longer sleep, a rash on left side front and back. I started on an antiviral on the 3rd day, which now at over a week is starting to lessen the symptoms of pain and red rash with blisters. But that gabapertin did not help at all with the pain, and caused anxiety and irritation. I asked my doctors office, Intermed, to take note of it for t ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Neuropathic Pain
    6/22/2016 6:17:22 AM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 2

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 2

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    I have read and can now confirm from my experience , that this drug has significant side effects . Immdiately after starting drug I developed intense joint pain , especially knees. And immediately after stopping this drug, the joint pain went away. This appears to be compounded if there are joint issues to start with .

    Condition: Neuropathic Pain
    6/7/2016 5:36:39 PM

    Reviewer: 75 or over Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 3

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 3

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 3

    Comment:
    Neuropathy pain in feet and hands stage 4 BRCA, cognitive deficit moderate to severe on 400mg 3xday, tumor mets in brachial plexus (shoulder) which effects three nerve routes in arm and hand. severe pain in arm and feet so bad am on walker. Neurontin numbs the pain but I am a space cadet, forgetful to the max.

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