Apr 19, 2000
What is the most effective treatment of post-herpetic neuralgia?
| Response from Dr. Henry
No treatment works consistently well in everybody. Elavil and Neurontin are often helpful as are reasonable use of analgesics such as tylenol, motrin, or narcotic agents. Some people get some relief with analgesic ointments. The pain often diminishes with time. Keith Henry, M.D.
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