Drug Neurontin And Neuropathy
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University of Minnesota, School of MedicineI wouldn't say neurontin has a checkered history. It has demonstrated effectiveness in diabetic neuropathy. There are not many good published studies using neurontin in the setting of HIV-related neuropathy. Neurontin is widely used by many... Read more »
University of Minnesota, School of MedicineNeurontin can be helpful to treat some forms of neuropathy but is not usually advised if there is actual nerve damage occurring from a pinched nerve (mechanical relief or physical therapy often recommended). You need to see your HIV doctor or... Read more »
University of Cincinnati, College of MedicineYou are on several medications for neuropathy and are probably on additional medications for other aspects of your HIV care, so it is difficult to pinpoint which drug(s) may be the problem. But before you ascribe your sexual dysfunction to one of... Read more »
University of British ColumbiaThe issue with neurontin used to treat HIV or medication-related neuropathy is that it is often not used in high enough doses. I often push it to 1200 mg tid before concluding that it is not working. Another drug I often use is amitryptiline, on... Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous, 2 RepliesAnyone out there suffering from neuropathy in the legs & feet? Give me some solutions as to what helps?
Thanks a million.
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Posted by Anonymous, 1 ReplyI have had neuropathy in my feet for 4 years now in varying degrees of pain, sometimes light, sometimes crippling. I had some decent results using acetyl-L-carnetine, which seemed to have helped the pain some, but now it has come back in full force.... Read more »
Posted by ScotCharles, 7 RepliesI have developed very bad neuropathy in my left foot that makes it difficult to walk without a cane. Several times recently, I have lost all strength on the left side of my body. My hands are cramped and painful, making shaking hands a wrenching... Read more »
Posted by Neuropathypain, 1 ReplyI have suffered from Neuropathy since 2000. At first they thought it was the Zerit that I was on becuase a side effect was Neuropathy and it could go away, it never did it just got worse. I have tried every drug from Neurotin to Lyrica with no pain... Read more »
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