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Lyrica For Taxol Neuropathy
I take lyrica for neuropathy and i take 150mg. It doesn't really help. Should i take more or what?
Alternatives: Sometimes people are not happy with lyrica. If you think taking more may help, you should consult with the person who provided it first. If you do not want to use it, be sure to get instructions about tapering the dose slowly. There are other options for this condition- medicine options include gabapentin and amitriptyline. Good luck! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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
Not really: Abraxane is a derivative of Taxol. It is employed after recurrent or metastatic pancreas cancers have failed Gemzar adding about 8 wks to the overall survival in these patients. The drug,protein-bound paclitaxel is an injectable formulation of paclitaxel, It has almost the same extent of neuropathy. ...Read more
What's best medication to reduce swelling around nerve of I have trigeminal neuropathy? Will lyrica work?
Painful!: Most cases of trigeminal or facial nerve pain are diagnosed as neuralgia. The mechanism is usually compression on the nerve from a blood vessel or injury or as the result of MS. Medications that block nerve firing, such as anti-seizure medications, are typically used: carbamazepam, topiramate, gabapentin/Neurontin, and pregabalin/Lyrica are used. There are also a number of surgical treatments. ...Read more
I have painful neuropathy in my feet, lyrica didn't help, gabapenten didn't work, would a small dose of both combined work?
Is there a pill that can help with my neuropathy and anxiety at the same time. I've tried Neurontin and lyrica didn't help?
It depends: It depends on what's causing your neuropathy. Sometimes older medications called "tricyclic antidepressants" can help both anxiety and neuropathy. New medications such as duloxitine and venlafaxine can also help. Finally, don't overlook behavioral techniques such as visualization exercises which can decrease pain sensitivity and also help anxiety. Hope this answer helps. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Does Lyrica have a lot of side effects? Will Lyrica help with the numbness of the feet associated with neuropathy pain?
Likely beneficial: No medication is without any side effect but if your doctor prescribes it try it. Benefits are likely to outweigh risks. ...Read more
Extremely painful feet/diagnosis-peripheral neuropathy/lyrica was magic bullet but stopped due to cost/no pain now after 3 months/will pain return?
Pregabalin is indicated to treat diabetic nerve pain, fibromyalgia, complex partial seizures, spinal cord injury pain, but also is used to treat trigeminal neuralgia and post-herpetic neuralgia. Psychiatric problems may also be handled with this medicine. Has no significant drug-drug interactions, but may cause drowsiness, dizziness, weight ...Read more
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