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How Long Does It Take For Trazodone To Eliminate Neuropathy

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AIDS InfoNet

Peripheral Neuropathy

...How Is It Treated? Talk to your health care provider about discontinuing any drugs that might be causing PN. Drug-induced PN normally goes away totally if the drugs are stopped when PN first appears. However, this can take as long as eight weeks. If you continue to take the drugs, the nerve damage might become permanent. Non-drug treatments: Some simple things can reduce the pain of PN: wear looser shoes don't walk too far don't stand...
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reversing neuropathy (TREATMENT OF PERIPHERAL NEUROPATHY, 2010)

hi, just want to know if there is anything i can do to reverse neuropathy in my toes and feet. i am 46, male, fit and healthy, v/l undetctable, cd4 approx 500. i am told it was caused by stavudine which i stopped taking about a year ago, greatly...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...treating this uncomfortable condition. As for TRIM5a, it's way too early to predict if it will be a "genuine HIV cure" or how long it will take to get to prime time (be readily accessible). So the best I can offer is to recommend you stay tuned.... Read more »

does this effect my neuropathy

i have noticed that my feet have started to give me more probles now that i'm useing tazadon could it be my new weight gain? or is it the meds
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...If by tazadon you mean trazodone its effect on neuropathy is variable but in general has not had much of a relationship with causing neuropathy in the feet. KH Read more »

How long does neuropathy last?

About 1 1/2 years ago I was told I had Neuropathy and was told the systoms would last about 18months. I am not on any medication. I was wondering if this does go away or is it permanent?
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...The course of neuropathy in the setting of HIV and treatment is highly variable. If due to HIV medications it often (but not always) will stabilize or Read more »

neuropathy

How are people with HIV related neuropathy supposed to exercise and stay healthy if they can barley stand up on two feet without it hurting. I dont want to die young because I have neuropathy and am unable to excercise and stay healthy. really...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...struggle to provide pain relief. In many cases they are doing well HIV-wise and I expect them to do well overall health wise for a long time but their quality of life is negatively impacted due to the pain. I work with neurologist, pain clinic... Read more »
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Peripheral Neuropathy and HIV/AIDS

...treatment with thecapsaicin patch reduced pain for up to three months. A follow up of the studyis continuing to examine the long-term effectiveness of the patch. Amultinational trial has started to confirm these findings. Additionally, research... Read more »
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Peripheral Neuropathy

...taking HIV meds that keep your viral load undetectable and increase and sustain your CD4 counts to as high as possible. The longer this happens, the better chance your body has to control other infections and conditions like PN. Talk to your... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Nervous System Problems and Dementia

...AIDS developed severe dementia. Strong antiretroviral medications (ARVs) have cut the rate of serious dementia. However, with longer survival, more people with AIDS are living with milder neurologic problems. These are estimated to affect 40% to... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Chinese Acupuncture

...points lie on energy pathways called "meridians." Acupuncture treatments are designed to improve the flow and balance of energy along these meridians. Traditional Chinese medicine is at least 2,500 years old. It views the human body as a system... Read more »
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Neuropathy and Amitriptyline

Posted by ScotCharles, 1 Reply
...I have developed painful neuropathy in my feet, hands and lower legs caused by a combination of some meds I take, long term HIV infection, and just plain ageing. The doctors are treating me with amitriptyline, which makes me feel shaky all day. Read more »

Neuropathy??? maybe. Your thoughts?

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...NSAID's but every now and then they get the better of me. I have never been on ARV's. Has anyone else her had experience with neuropathy? My ID specialist said it wasn't neuropathy since my vibration test was normal but he reccomended neuro... Read more »

Neuropathy

Posted by ScotCharles, 7 Replies
...wrenching experience if the handshaker decides to give me a firm handshake. The doctor believes the neuropathy is a result of long term hemachromatosis or perhaps long term use of Dapsone. I am still awaiting an appointment with a neurologist... Read more »

chili pepper good for neuropathy

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I read that peppers are good for neuropathy, are there any other things that help with it, it is bad in my heels of my feet and legs. Read more »