Gabapentin Adjustment for Neuropathic Pain

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Gabapentin Self-Adjustment Calculator [link url="https://goo.gl/rrZaMD.qr" memo="scan this QR code"]
Note: This calculator is designed to help you adjust your gabapentin to better control your pain. It can help you find the most effective dose to control your pain. Contact or visit your medical provider if you have any questions or concerns about this medication or your pain.

This applies to the 300 mg gabapentin tablet.
[select name="Q1" value="1 tablet at bedtime=1|1 tablet at 8 am & 1 tablet at bedtime=2|1 tablet at 8 am, 2 pm, & bedtime=3|1 tablet at 8 am, 1 tablet at 2 pm, & 2 tablets at bedtime=4|2 tablets at 8 am, 1 tablet at 2 pm, & 2 tablets at bedtime=5|2 tablets at 8 am, 2 pm, & bedtime=6|2 tablets at 8 am, 2 tablets at 2 pm, & 3 tablets at bedtime=7|3 tablets at 8 am, 2 tablets at 2 pm, & 3 tablets at bedtime=8|3 tablets at 8 am, 2 pm, & bedtime=9"] <-- What is your current dose of gabapentin 300 mg tablets?
[select name="Q2" value="yes=1|no=0"] <-- Have you been taking this dose for at least 3 days?
[select name="Q3" value="yes=0|no=10000"] <-- Is your pain under control?
[conditional field="Q1" condition="(Q1).isNot('1 tablet at bedtime=1')"][select name="Q4" value="yes=0|not sure=100|no=1000"] <-- Is your pain better controlled on this dose than on a lower dose?[/conditional]

Suggestion --> [calc memo="Result" value="score=(Q2)*((Q1)+(Q3)+(Q4));score>11008?'Schedule a visit with your provider and continue the current dose. Recommended dose: 3 tablets at 8 am, 2 pm, & bedtime':score>11007?'Schedule a visit with your provider and continue the current dose. Recommended dose: 3 tablets at 8 am, 2 tablets at 2 pm, & 3 tablets at bedtime':score>11006?'Schedule a visit with your provider and continue the current dose. Recommended dose: 2 tablets at 8 am, 2 tablets at 2 pm, & 3 tablets at bedtime':score>11005?'Schedule a visit with your provider and continue the current dose. Recommended dose: 2 tablets at 8 am, 2 pm, & bedtime':score>11004?'Schedule a visit with your provider and continue the current dose. Recommended dose: 2 tablets at 8 am, 1 tablet at 2 pm, & 2 tablets at bedtime':score>11003?'Schedule a visit with your provider and continue the current dose. 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Recommended dose: 2 tablets at 8 am, 1 tablet at 2 pm, & 2 tablets at bedtime':score>1004?'Decrease the dose. Recommended dose: 1 tablet at 8 am, 1 tablet at 2 pm, & 2 tablets at bedtime':score>1003?'Decrease the dose. Recommended dose: 1 tablet at 8 am, 2 pm, & bedtime':score>1002?'Decrease the dose. Recommended dose: 1 tablet at 8 am & 1 tablet at bedtime':score>1001?'Decrease the dose. Recommended dose: 1 tablet at bedtime':score>1000?'Consider stopping gabapentinNotify provider of your new dose. ':score>108?'Continue your current dose. Recommended dose: 3 tablets at 8 am, 2 pm, & bedtime':score>107?'Continue your current dose. Recommended dose: 3 tablets at 8 am, 2 tablets at 2 pm, & 3 tablets at bedtime':score>106?'Continue your current dose. Recommended dose: 2 tablets at 8 am, 2 tablets at 2 pm, & 3 tablets at bedtime':score>105?'Continue your current dose. Recommended dose: 2 tablets at 8 am, 2 pm, & bedtime':score>104?'Continue your current dose. Recommended dose: 2 tablets at 8 am, 1 tablet at 2 pm, & 2 tablets at bedtime':score>103?'Continue your current dose. Recommended dose: 1 tablet at 8 am, 1 tablet at 2 pm, & 2 tablets at bedtime':score>102?'Continue your current dose. Recommended dose: 1 tablet at 8 am, 2 pm, & bedtime':score>101?'Continue your current dose. Recommended dose: 1 tablet at 8 am & 1 tablet at bedtime':score>100?'Continue your current dose. Recommended dose: 1 tablet at bedtime':score>8?'Continue your current dose. Recommended dose: 3 tablets at 8 am, 2 pm, & bedtime':score>7?'Continue your current dose. Recommended dose: 3 tablets at 8 am, 2 tablets at 2 pm, & 3 tablets at bedtime':score>6?'Continue your current dose. Recommended dose: 2 tablets at 8 am, 2 tablets at 2 pm, & 3 tablets at bedtime':score>5?'Continue your current dose. Recommended dose: 2 tablets at 8 am, 2 pm, & bedtime':score>4?'Continue your current dose. Recommended dose: 2 tablets at 8 am, 1 tablet at 2 pm, & 2 tablets at bedtime':score>3?'Continue your current dose. Recommended dose: 1 tablet at 8 am, 1 tablet at 2 pm, & 2 tablets at bedtime':score>2?'Continue your current dose. Recommended dose: 1 tablet at 8 am, 2 pm, & bedtime':score>1?'Continue your current dose. Recommended dose: 1 tablet at 8 am & 1 tablet at bedtime':score>0?'Continue your current dose. Recommended dose: 1 tablet at bedtime':'Try this calculator again after you have taken your current dose for at least 3 days.'"]
Gabapentin Self-Adjustment Calculator scan this QR code
Note: This calculator is designed to help you adjust your gabapentin to better control your pain. It can help you find the most effective dose to control your pain. Contact or visit your medical provider if you have any questions or concerns about this medication or your pain.

This applies to the 300 mg gabapentin tablet.
<-- What is your current dose of gabapentin 300 mg tablets?
<-- Have you been taking this dose for at least 3 days?
<-- Is your pain under control?


Suggestion --> Resultscore=(Q2)*((Q1)+(Q3)+(Q4));score>11008?'Schedule a visit with your provider and continue the current dose. Recommended dose: 3 tablets at 8 am, 2 pm, & bedtime':score>11007?'Schedule a visit with your provider and continue the current dose. Recommended dose: 3 tablets at 8 am, 2 tablets at 2 pm, & 3 tablets at bedtime':score>11006?'Schedule a visit with your provider and continue the current dose. Recommended dose: 2 tablets at 8 am, 2 tablets at 2 pm, & 3 tablets at bedtime':score>11005?'Schedule a visit with your provider and continue the current dose. Recommended dose: 2 tablets at 8 am, 2 pm, & bedtime':score>11004?'Schedule a visit with your provider and continue the current dose. Recommended dose: 2 tablets at 8 am, 1 tablet at 2 pm, & 2 tablets at bedtime':score>11003?'Schedule a visit with your provider and continue the current dose. Recommended dose: 1 tablet at 8 am, 1 tablet at 2 pm, & 2 tablets at bedtime':score>11002?'Schedule a visit with your provider and continue the current dose. Recommended dose: 1 tablet at 8 am, 2 pm, & bedtime':score>11001?'Schedule a visit with your provider and continue the current dose. Recommended dose: 1 tablet at 8 am & 1 tablet at bedtime':score>11000?'Schedule a visit with your provider and continue the current dose. Recommended dose: 1 tablet at bedtime':score>10108?'Schedule a visit with your provider and continue the current dose. Recommended dose: ':score>10107?'Consider increasing the dose. Recommended dose: 3 tablets at 8 am, 2 pm, & bedtimeNotify provider of your new dose. ':score>10106?'Consider increasing the dose. Recommended dose: 3 tablets at 8 am, 2 tablets at 2 pm, & 3 tablets at bedtime':score>10105?'Consider increasing the dose. Recommended dose: 2 tablets at 8 am, 2 tablets at 2 pm, & 3 tablets at bedtime':score>10104?'Consider increasing the dose. Recommended dose: 2 tablets at 8 am, 2 pm, & bedtimeNotify provider of your new dose. ':score>10103?'Consider increasing the dose. Recommended dose: 2 tablets at 8 am, 1 tablet at 2 pm, & 2 tablets at bedtime':score>10102?'Consider increasing the dose. Recommended dose: 1 tablet at 8 am, 1 tablet at 2 pm, & 2 tablets at bedtime':score>10101?'Consider increasing the dose. Recommended dose: 1 tablet at 8 am, 2 pm, & bedtime':score>10100?'Consider increasing the dose. Recommended dose: 1 tablet at 8 am & 1 tablet at bedtime':score>10008?'Schedule a visit with your provider and continue the current dose.Recommended dose: ':score>10007?'Increase the dose. Recommended dose: 3 tablets at 8 am, 2 pm, & bedtimeNotify provider of your new dose. ':score>10006?'Increase the dose. Recommended dose: 3 tablets at 8 am, 2 tablets at 2 pm, & 3 tablets at bedtime':score>10005?'Increase the dose. Recommended dose: 2 tablets at 8 am, 2 tablets at 2 pm, & 3 tablets at bedtime':score>10004?'Increase the dose. Recommended dose: 2 tablets at 8 am, 2 pm, & bedtimeNotify provider of your new dose. ':score>10003?'Increase the dose. Recommended dose: 2 tablets at 8 am, 1 tablet at 2 pm, & 2 tablets at bedtime':score>10002?'Increase the dose. Recommended dose: 1 tablet at 8 am, 1 tablet at 2 pm, & 2 tablets at bedtime':score>10001?'Increase the dose. Recommended dose: 1 tablet at 8 am, 2 pm, & bedtime':score>10000?'Increase the dose. Recommended dose: 1 tablet at 8 am & 1 tablet at bedtime':score>1008?'Decrease the dose. Recommended dose: 3 tablets at 8 am, 2 tablets at 2 pm, & 3 tablets at bedtime':score>1007?'Decrease the dose. Recommended dose: 2 tablets at 8 am, 2 tablets at 2 pm, & 3 tablets at bedtime':score>1006?'Decrease the dose. Recommended dose: 2 tablets at 8 am, 2 pm, & bedtime':score>1005?'Decrease the dose. Recommended dose: 2 tablets at 8 am, 1 tablet at 2 pm, & 2 tablets at bedtime':score>1004?'Decrease the dose. Recommended dose: 1 tablet at 8 am, 1 tablet at 2 pm, & 2 tablets at bedtime':score>1003?'Decrease the dose. Recommended dose: 1 tablet at 8 am, 2 pm, & bedtime':score>1002?'Decrease the dose. Recommended dose: 1 tablet at 8 am & 1 tablet at bedtime':score>1001?'Decrease the dose. Recommended dose: 1 tablet at bedtime':score>1000?'Consider stopping gabapentinNotify provider of your new dose. ':score>108?'Continue your current dose. Recommended dose: 3 tablets at 8 am, 2 pm, & bedtime':score>107?'Continue your current dose. Recommended dose: 3 tablets at 8 am, 2 tablets at 2 pm, & 3 tablets at bedtime':score>106?'Continue your current dose. Recommended dose: 2 tablets at 8 am, 2 tablets at 2 pm, & 3 tablets at bedtime':score>105?'Continue your current dose. Recommended dose: 2 tablets at 8 am, 2 pm, & bedtime':score>104?'Continue your current dose. Recommended dose: 2 tablets at 8 am, 1 tablet at 2 pm, & 2 tablets at bedtime':score>103?'Continue your current dose. Recommended dose: 1 tablet at 8 am, 1 tablet at 2 pm, & 2 tablets at bedtime':score>102?'Continue your current dose. Recommended dose: 1 tablet at 8 am, 2 pm, & bedtime':score>101?'Continue your current dose. Recommended dose: 1 tablet at 8 am & 1 tablet at bedtime':score>100?'Continue your current dose. Recommended dose: 1 tablet at bedtime':score>8?'Continue your current dose. Recommended dose: 3 tablets at 8 am, 2 pm, & bedtime':score>7?'Continue your current dose. Recommended dose: 3 tablets at 8 am, 2 tablets at 2 pm, & 3 tablets at bedtime':score>6?'Continue your current dose. Recommended dose: 2 tablets at 8 am, 2 tablets at 2 pm, & 3 tablets at bedtime':score>5?'Continue your current dose. Recommended dose: 2 tablets at 8 am, 2 pm, & bedtime':score>4?'Continue your current dose. Recommended dose: 2 tablets at 8 am, 1 tablet at 2 pm, & 2 tablets at bedtime':score>3?'Continue your current dose. Recommended dose: 1 tablet at 8 am, 1 tablet at 2 pm, & 2 tablets at bedtime':score>2?'Continue your current dose. Recommended dose: 1 tablet at 8 am, 2 pm, & bedtime':score>1?'Continue your current dose. Recommended dose: 1 tablet at 8 am & 1 tablet at bedtime':score>0?'Continue your current dose. Recommended dose: 1 tablet at bedtime':'Try this calculator again after you have taken your current dose for at least 3 days.'
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