May 30, 2007
My mother was treated for hernia 2months ago. She was then put on Truvada and Stocrin and she has had severe PN since the treatement of the hernia. She was put on Gabantin 1month ago and seems not to be getting better. She is also on tres orix multi vitamin. My pharmacist suggested Neurorubina (vit B12) and other vitamis. Please answer soon, she cant walk nor move her hands.
| Response from Dr. Henry
It would be very unusual to rapidly develop peripheral neuropathy from Truvada/Stocrine. Other causes (including HIV) need to be considered. An evaluation by a neurologist is often very helpful. Use of N-acetyl carnitine may help some patients with HIV neuropathy but data is still limited. Vit B12 deficiency can cause a neuropathy (often checked with a blood test).KH
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