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A 54-year-old female asked:

I have neuropathy. neurontin is not effective and lyrica (pregabalin) is too expensive as well as being ineffective. is there anything that will work? i have tried

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Dr. Bennett Machanic
Neurology 53 years experience
2 directions.: You are asking for medications which may assist symptoms, but it is far more important to determine underlying cause, and treat that. Neuropathy may be caused from multiple reasons, and a neurologist who has some experience and understanding needs to be sought. Sometimes, vitamins help, sometimes IVIG may be answer. Lyrica (pregabalin) merely blunts the symptoms.
Last updated Jun 16, 2016

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