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User Reviews & Ratings - Horizant Oral


Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of Horizant Oral.

Overall User Ratings

24 Total User Reviews

User Reviews

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Condition: Other
10/8/2013 4:41:36 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Yes, this drug controlled my RLS and I slept well. I gave it 1 star for Ease of Use and Satisfaction because when I got up in the morning I was unsteady, nauseous, unable to focus visually, groggy and eventually went back to bed for a hour. When I got up I felt no better. I could not function. In a few hours the effects began to decrease but it was 19 hours after taking the drug that I felt it was ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Other
5/14/2013 9:45:52 PM

Reviewer: DaylilyFan, 65-74 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I've been taking Horizant for RLS for 6 months. I had been on Requip XL for 2-3 years but it no longer worked due to augmentation. The transition was hideous; my doctor prescribed an opioid to help but it was extremely constipating. I was doing well until two months ago when RLS worsened. My doc suggested doubling the dose of Horizant and adding the smallest dose of Mirapex. Within 2-3 we ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Other
4/10/2013 12:41:33 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
What a wonder drug for me! RLS made getting an uninterrupted night's sleep rare. I try to take it between 5 and 6pm and have set the alarm on my phone since I can't seem to remember to take it otherwise. If I take it too late I am too dizzy and uncoordinated in the morning to work safely so I don't take it after 7pm and really miss it on those nights. Right now my pharmacy is havin ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Other
2/28/2013 4:10:40 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
This was prescribed to treat restless leg syndrom. The requirement was to take at 5:00 PM, which for anyone with a normal schedule is difficult. I was fine as long as a took it be 7:00. Otherwise, it created hypernis and futher difficlties in falling a sleep. I quit taking because it was difficult to follow the time requirement.

Condition: Other
10/22/2012 6:23:55 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
This was prescribed for off-label use to help with night sweats. It has been an answered prayer for me. Night sweats have stopped. I can sleep through the night. Label said take at 5pm but I was very groggy the next day. So, I take it at 3pm & this works for me. Previously, night sweats made it impossible to sleep for any length of time -- waking up every 1-2 hours.

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