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Zostrix Neuropathy Cream Side Effects

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ankle pain neuropathy

I have been dealing with neuropathy in my feet and hands now for 3 years. I have been on neurotin, depatoke, topamax (I know I'm spelling these wrong), now have been on cymbalta at 60mg per day and it has helped so much. Now that the weather is...
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

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AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
...The regimen that you are on is not particularly known for worsening neuropathy, but the Epivir (in Epzicom) can contribute to neuropathic pain. How best to stop an NNRTI-based regimen is not known, although the risk of producing drug-resistant... 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... Read more »

Side Effects & Neuropathy

Hello,I started taking Kaletra, Zerit & 3TC in July 2002. I started noticing problems in my feet... Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

Peripheral Neuropathy

...which is sometimes combined with antiretroviral drugs, increases the risk of PN. Zidovudine (Retrovir), abacavir, non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors (NNRTIs), and protease inhibitors do not appear to cause PN. How Is PN... Read more »
The Well Project

Peripheral Neuropathy and HIV/AIDS

...oranticonvulsants (Tegretol, Dilantin, Neurontin, Lamictal). If the painincreases and becomes severe, stronger narcotics may be considered. Other treatments can include: Topical lidocaine patch called Lidoderm Acupuncture, massage,... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Side Effects

... What Are Side Effects? Who Gets Side Effects? How to Deal With Side Effects Which Side Effects Are the Most Common? The Bottom Line Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Peripheral Neuropathy

...solvents), and metabolic disorders (e.g., thyroid dysfunction, diabetes). But in people with HIV/AIDS, PN is usually due to the effects of the virus itself on nerve cells, immune system activity associated with HIV, nerve damage related to OIs,... Read more »
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Neuropathy and Amitriptyline

Posted by ScotCharles, 1 Reply
...plain ageing. The doctors are treating me with amitriptyline, which makes me feel shaky all day. Does anyone know if this side-effect goes away with time? Read more »

Neuropathy

Posted by ScotCharles, 7 Replies
...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 experience if the handshaker... 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 »

Neuropathy and Nutrition

Posted by Anonymous
...my attenuation tests show "healing of the nerves." Is anyone else having any success with nutritional intervention for side effects? Read more »