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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of Neurontin oral.

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2035 Total User Reviews

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Condition: Neuropathic Pain
11/29/2015 10:58:26 PM

Reviewer: bntherednthat, 25-34 Male on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
This medication made it nearly impossible to live any kind of life, makes me dizzy, lightheaded, and my face numb.....This medication never did anything for pain, (Neuropathy), or anything else for that matter. Crap Drug, should be flushed down the toilet, along with the Dr. that prescribed it!!!

Condition: Neuropathic Pain
11/15/2015 1:32:07 AM

Reviewer: f58i75, 55-64 Male on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
i had fusion on L5 and S1 with a anteriel plate this aws repaeted in almost 2 years out from surgery as i rejected the doner bone,if it had not been for gabipenton and up to this crrent date11/2015 my pain would be enormus.

Condition: Neuropathic Pain
9/29/2015 3:35:08 AM

Reviewer: sue100, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 10 years or more (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I have been using Gabapentin oral for over 10 years, at first it took care of my nerve pain. But then I notice that I seem forgetful, my mind would wonder off and I wouldn't remember to take my medicines, or what appointments I had. My doctor at the time told me I didn't have true alzheimers, or dementia so she could not prescribed me anything to help with my memory. She said it was a side ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Neuropathic Pain
9/19/2015 9:55:35 PM

Reviewer: 65-74 Male (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
i'm a 67 year old man who got painful herpes zoster shingles of the right eye 9 months ago. The swelling of the eye and pain in the forehead was indescribably bad and had me considerin taking my life. Very little relief when i took opiates which cause severe constipation. Have been taking 200 mg of neurontin/gabapentin 4 times daily for several months. Very quick effective pain relief. Also ta ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Neuropathic Pain
8/18/2015 6:13:44 PM

Reviewer: JohnT, 55-64 Male on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I'm prescribed 600 mg 3x day. It seems to help and has no other side effects. My daughters and others told me they got tired after taking it. Never the case for me.

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