Anyone with neuropathy pain? What works?

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Posted 12/18/2013 by VivMarina in NSBR Board


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Posted: 12/18/2013 3:24:57 PM
I recently tried amitriptyline in a lose dose but the side effects made me tired and irritable. So after a couple of days i went off it. Wondered if any of the peas had any suggestions to combat the pain?

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Posted: 12/18/2013 3:29:47 PM
You need to see a doctor that specializes in pain control.

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Posted: 12/18/2013 3:33:18 PM
Have you tried gabapentin? I took it for neuropathy and didn't really notice any side effects.

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Posted: 12/18/2013 3:48:20 PM
Lyrica. Does wonders for neuropathic pain.



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Posted: 12/18/2013 3:59:15 PM
I've have it for almost 10 years (I'm also type 1 diabetic) I feel like I've tried everything including soap in between my mattresses.

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Posted: 12/18/2013 4:12:53 PM
Acupuncture and Gapabentin have been working for me.

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Posted: 12/18/2013 4:15:54 PM
I take Lyrica. It's not cheap but you may qualify for coverage through the company. Seeing a neurologist is best though. See what GP and get on the cancellation list for the neurologist.

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Posted: 12/18/2013 6:08:04 PM
I take Lyrica also.


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Posted: 12/18/2013 6:32:41 PM
I took Gabapentin for side effects other than brain fog.

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Posted: 12/18/2013 6:47:50 PM
ALL of the medication that I tried made me have terrible side effects. I ended up having to have Botox injections in my affected nerve to kill the pain.


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