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A complete nerve transection will leave an area totally numb. The distribution of the numbers depends upon where the nerve was cut. A partial nerve injury may leave the area tingly or incompletely numb. Finally even if the nerve is not cut the swelling and bruising to the tea can affect the nerve as well. Usually we consider sharp penetrating injuries as likely having nerve lacerations when sensation is lost. A hand surgeon can examine the hand and pinpoint the site or extent of nerve injury and recommend ...Read more
I take gabapentin for neuropathy. I also have spasmodictorticollis. Will gabapentin trigger the st?
Not likely: May have additive benefit.Get a more detailed answer ›
There are some: Other options. After increasing Gabapentin to where the side affects get to you, you can try Lyrica (pregabalin) as well. If that class of meds is not helping, consider medications like Cymbalta which also can help. Consider topical pain creams containing ketamine that can be very beneficial for neuropathy pain. Also try desensitization techniques like contrast baths. Make sure to have regular foot exams too. ...Read more
My husband takes pravachol (pravastatin) his muscles hurt he also takes gabapentin for neuropathy not a diabetic he gets mood seings ?
No interaction: There is no interaction between the two drugs. Pravachol (pravastatin) is a "statin" drug. Muscle pain is an adverse effect to be worried about with these drugs. I would call his prescribing doctor asap. The mood swings may be from his muscle pain. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have been on Gabapentin for neuropathy for 1 year by neurologist.also on Lyrica (pregabalin) for 4 mos.for Fibromyalgia by Rheumatologist. Is both ok together?
I have been taking Neurontin (gabapentin) for peripheral neuropathy because i was told it will stop nerve damage from progressing. Is that true ?
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