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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Craig Morton
17 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Yes: Lyrica (pregabalin) is one type of "nerve pain" medicine. There are several different types of "nerve pain" medication. You would want to increase L ... Read More
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Dr. Alfredo Nieves
39 years experience Gynecology
Neuropathy: Maybe a multidisciplinary or multimodality approach can optimize yor treatment. Physical therapy, maybe acupuncture, proper socks and shoes and maybe ... Read More
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A 59-year-old male asked:
Dr. Eric Weisman
35 years experience Neurology
See neurologist: Other conditions (or medications like amitriptyline) can contribute to neuropathy. Kidney disease, diabetes, vitamin deficiency (or toxicity in the ca ... Read More
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Dr. Adam Lewis
34 years experience Neurosurgery
Cymbalta (duloxetine): Cymbalta is a good option for neuropathy because it works on the peripheral nerves by a different pathway than Lyrica (pregabalin) or Neurontin (gabap ... Read More
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Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience Pain Management
Not well-known: The mechanisms of Lyrica (pregabalin) is not well defined. Although Lyrica (pregabalin) is related to the inhibitory amino acid, gaba, it does not dir ... Read More
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Dr. Herbert Krob
28 years experience Neurology
Neuropathy : Neuropathy is a result, not a cause. It is important to identify treatable causes of neuropathy, or treatable conditions that make neuropathy worse. ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Prem Gupta
47 years experience neurology
Likely beneficial: No medication is without any side effect but if your doctor prescribes it try it. Benefits are likely to outweigh risks.
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A 74-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bassam Amawi
48 years experience Psychiatry
Will pain return?: It depends what was the cause may be yes , may be no.
A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ilene Ruhoy
20 years experience Neurology
Other drugs: Other first line agents include tramadol and duloxetine. Second line agents include carbamazepine (or other anticonvulsants such as lamotrigine), bupr ... Read More
A 59-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ruth Seaman
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No: Lets find out why you have painful neuropathy first. Have you seen a neurologist and been tested? What is causing the neuropathy? Metro phoenix has ... Read More
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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Yes: Lyrica (pregabalin) has a reasonable chance of helping but has similar side effects to gabapentin.
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A 59-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience Pain Management
Dilantin: also called Phenytoin is rarely used for chronic pain conditions but can be considered a second-line medication when other drugs have failed. Its prim ... Read More

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