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Prescription Drugs For Neuropathy

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Peripheral Neuropathy

Introduction What Is Peripheral Neuropathy? What Causes It? Who Is at Risk? What Are the Symptoms? How Is It Diagnosed? How Do You Prevent It? How Do You Treat It? Concerns for People Over 50 What Can Help to Ask About at a Doctor's Visit? Access to Meds Research The Bottom Line Introduction Some people living with HIV will develop a disease of the nerves called peripheral neuropathy , or PN. It's a common ...
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Are there any other possible causes of neuropathy other than HIV and HIV medications?...
Cal Cohen, M.D., M.S.

Response from Cal Cohen, M.D., M.S.

Harvard Medical School
As you point out in your question, the most common reasons for neuropathy are HIV infection itself, and the drugs we use to treat it. The most common drugs in this category are the "d-drugs": ddC, ddI, and d4T. Other causes of neuropathy... Read more »

Buying Prescription Drugs Online - Thai Online Pharmacy Chain Risks.

Hi Dr Ben,FYI .. From May 3, 2013 Prescription Drugs Online - Thai Online Pharmacy Chain Risks HighlightedLast week we looked at the...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
Thanks Andrew!BY... Read more »

prescription drug for visitor

My mother-in-law is visiting us from India. She was under medication on a prescription drug to boost up her hemoglobin level. The medicine has run out and we need to obtain more. How can we get it while in the US?She has a traveling insurance which...
Nancy Breuer

Response from Nancy Breuer

WorkPositive, Inc.
This question is beyond our expertise on this site. Please contact your local public health department for advice.... Read more »

Drug Coverage on Prescription Plan

I will be leaving my current employer where I have group health coverage and am currently using the prescription plan for Sustiva and Truvada. I am looking to change jobs and go with a startup firm that is in the process of establishing their...
Lynn L. Franzoi

Response from Lynn L. Franzoi

Worldwide Benefits for Fox, Inc.
If the new company goes with one of the major carriers, you shouldn't have a problem with these drugs. Many prescription drug plans have formularies, i.e., drugs that are in their Rx formulary and those that are not. With an open formulary,... Read more »
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Posted by ScotCharles, 1 Reply
I am experiencing a lot of frightening symptoms just now. In early August this year, I lost substantial strength in the left side of my body. I could walk with a pronounced limp, but I could not lift anything heavier than a pencil with my left... Read more »

Prescription Medicine Side Effects

Posted by bscottmatt, 2 Replies
Hey all. Great to be here. I just want to share an experience I had taking an SSRI for depression. To make a long story short, high doses of SSRI's have the potential to cause extraordinary pain throughout your body as well as fatigue. Especially... Read more »

Treatment options for Neuropathy

Posted by Neuropathypain, 1 Reply
I 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 »


Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I 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 »