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What Is Typical Level Of Morphine Prescribed For Neuropathy

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Peripheral Neuropathy and HIV/AIDS

... Table of Contents What Is Peripheral Neuropathy? What Causes PN? Who Is at Risk of Developing PN? How Do You Know if You Have PN? PN Treatments Finding Support References What Is Peripheral Neuropathy? Approximately 60 percent of HIV+ people will
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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
...Hi,D4T-induced distal sensory neuropathy is indeed annoying! (I have it as well.) We don't have a quick (or even slow) fix for this side effect/toxicity yet. I'll repost Read more »

neuropathy: psych meds vs. pain management meds

I am an HIV Case Manager and am looking for some advice in a complex situation regarding neuropathy. My client who is sitting here with me has been experiencing "firery painful feeling from his feet up his legs to his extremities, up his arms, and...
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
...purpose, but haven't seen any studies with sertraline.Valium is usefull for pain secondary to muscle spasm, but probably not for neuropathy.As for the physician who is against narcotic analgesics, there is no good reason for this position.... Read more »

Best treatment for Neuropathy

In your opinion, what is the best treatment for neuropathy?
Brian Boyle, M.D., J.D.

Response from Brian Boyle, M.D., J.D.

Cornell University, Weill Medical College
...done extremely well with these agents. Studies (and my experience) indicate that Elavil (amitriptyline), another agent commonly prescribed for neuropathy, is not very helpful. Finally, there is limited data supporting the use of... Read more »

low blood pressure due to neuropathy

I have been facing many complications due to hiv related neuropathy. Sensory and motor nerve damage in most areas of my body. Now my docotr and I are looking at neuropathy as the cause of my low body temperature in my extermities (feet and hands...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Tough situation. For treatment of autonomic neuropathy with low blood pressure I have had a few patients take Florinef (a mineralicorticoid) with replacement doses of hydrocortisone Read more »
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The Well Project

HIV/AIDS, Neuropathy, Painkillers (My Personal Hell)

...neuropathy, aging, etc., etc. I myself was on pain medication -- exactly, Oxycodone. Well, 8 years ago when one of the doctors I saw prescribed it to me, he never told me how addictive it was!!! I wish I knew then what I know now!! I have... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Peripheral Neuropathy

... What Is Peripheral Neuropathy? What Causes PN? How Is PN Diagnosed? How Is It Treated? Other Resources The Bottom Line What Is Peripheral Read more »
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Peripheral Neuropathy

...report that these drugs improve their symptoms, studies actually show that they're not clinically effective. The more commonly prescribed TCAs for PN include Elavil (amitriptyline), Aventyl (nortriptyline), Norpramin (desipramine) and Tofranil... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Dapsone (Avlosulfon)

...cells. Stomach upset is also common. A few people get leg or back pain, nausea, vomiting, headache, dizziness, or peripheral neuropathy (see Fact Sheet 555 on peripheral neuropathy). Dapsone can make you sensitive to sunlight. If this occurs,... Read more »
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Neuropathy

Posted by tol85, 1 Reply
...is, how common is neuropathy in early HIV? I started getting symptoms of neuropahty 3 months after an encounter and my doctor prescribed lyrica and it has helped, I'm terrified of getting tested, but i fear the worse, because my doctor has tested... 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 »

What is neuropathy pain?

Posted by bura, 3 Replies
...Can someone describe what is neuropathy pain? Read more »

chili pepper good for neuropathy

Posted by Anonymous
...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 »