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    Condition: Neuropathic Pain
    6/28/2016 10:04:47 PM

    Reviewer: Lala, 35-44 on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

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    Current Rating: 5

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    Current Rating: 5

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    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    I have been taking 300 mg 3x a day for the past 2 years when I had a nerve conduction study done on my legs showing nerve damage. I can tell when I am close to my next dose and feel better pretty quickly when I take it since I am still working full time as an active mail carrier. I also take 10 mg baclofen 3x a day. I first had tried lyrics but had bad time sleeping and went to gabapentin

    Condition: Neuropathic Pain
    6/23/2016 9:42:12 AM

    Reviewer: TerryP, 55-64 Male on Treatment for 10 years or more (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

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    Current Rating: 5

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    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    I take the generic gabapentin. I've been on it for over 10 years to treat diabetic neuropathy in my feet, which used to be so bad I would literally cry. I tried soaking my feet in buckets of ice water, but naturally it had no effect. The burning, stabbing, stinging pain was unbearable, especially at night. My doctor prescribed gabapentin. For me it has been nothing short of a miracle drug ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Neuropathic Pain
    6/20/2016 6:51:10 AM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

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    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    I was in the hospital due to developing guillian-barre syndrome. Due to extreme tingling pain and numbness in my hands, face, mouth, tongue, feet and legs I was put on 300mg 3X a day of gabapentin. I has really help my synptoms. I have been taking for over 2-months now. Tried to just take 2 a day but was in too much pain in my hands. I haven't gained any weight while I have been taking it. ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Neuropathic Pain
    6/12/2016 9:28:54 AM

    Reviewer: Mickey, 75 or over on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

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    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    This medication has completely stopped the night time leg spasms. It also helps me sleep. The only problem is the high dosage I have to take. If I reduce the dosage, currently 900 MG, to 700 MG, the cramps and spasms return. The only negative is the following day I am a little uncoordinated. I don't know if it is because of some of the other meds I have to take. However, with all this I am ve ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Neuropathic Pain
    6/9/2016 9:22:02 PM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    After the second day the pain in my feet went away. Love this stuff!!!

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