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What To Do For Neuropathy Pain

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neuropathy pain

am on triomune and it has been a year now . i have severe pain on my legs and feet .Got a cd4 count of 1700 is that normal a retest however indicate 695 .I am trying vit b6 supplement but the pain is still there
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Your symptoms could well be due to the stavudine (D4T)in the Triomune. You need to discuss with your HIV provider to see of the dose of D4T could be decreased (Triomune-30) or can the D4T be switched to AZT, tenofovir, or abacavir in your region (?... Read more »

neuropathy pain (didanosine+stavudine+efavirenz)

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Neuropathy and Muscular/Joint Pain

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Pain Patch for Neuropathy Fails in Study

...company, NeurogesX, reported in a press release February 27, 2008 early results from their recent study of their experimental pain patch NGX-4010 to treat HIV-related neuropathy. The results from their second Phase 3 study showed that NGX-4010... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Controlled Trial of High-Concentration Capsaicin Patch for Treatment of Painful HIV Neuropathy

... There are limited effective treatments for the painful condition HIV-associated distal sensory polyneuropathy (HIV-DSP). Capsaicin desensitizes cutaneous nociceptors resulting in Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Understanding and Managing Peripheral Neuropathy

...may include foot drop, facial droop, or paralysis of the diaphragm (the sheet of muscle in the chest used for breathing). Mononeuropathies are uncommon in people with HIV and are easily distinguishable from DSPN. Today, many cases of... Read more »
AIDS Treatment News

New Neuropathy Treatment Guidelines

...has been consistently demonstrated in multiple randomized controlled trials. Each one can be used as an initial treatment for neuropathic pain in certain clinical circumstances. Opioid analgesics and TCAs generally require greater caution than... Read more »
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What is neuropathy pain?

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

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 Read more »

Neuropathy

Posted by James1941, 1 Reply
...follow-up visit with the doctor next month. Thanks to Scot's post and a very quick search, I may now have a name for the problem = neuropathy. And, the site that I quickly visited says that it could be treatable. I'll do more research when I... Read more »

Neuropathy

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...doctor have noticed anything to suggest neuropathy if this was the case? I have heard it can affect reflexes. Sorry to be a pain - so thankful to anyone who can answer these. Read more »