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What is the treatment for peripheral neuropathy?

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Dr. Payam Rafat
Podiatry
3 doctors agree

In brief: Many options.

Topical capsaicin may be helpful for some, while others may benefit with oral medication such as Pregabalin (lyrica), Amitriptyline (elavil), duloxetine (cymbalta), Gabapentin (neurontin), Carbamazepine (tegretol), or valproate (depakote) to reduce the painful symptoms in the feet due to neuropathy.
Watch you sugar intake, and have your vitamin b levels checked and supplemented as necessary.

In brief: Many options.

Topical capsaicin may be helpful for some, while others may benefit with oral medication such as Pregabalin (lyrica), Amitriptyline (elavil), duloxetine (cymbalta), Gabapentin (neurontin), Carbamazepine (tegretol), or valproate (depakote) to reduce the painful symptoms in the feet due to neuropathy.
Watch you sugar intake, and have your vitamin b levels checked and supplemented as necessary.
Dr. Payam Rafat
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Dr. David Rosenfeld
Pain Management
2 doctors agree

In brief: Several routes

Meds: pain relievers, anti-seizure drugs, capsaicin, Lidocaine patches, antodepressants.
Tens has some benefit. You need to identify the cause and try to control it (diabetes, chemical poisoning etc).

In brief: Several routes

Meds: pain relievers, anti-seizure drugs, capsaicin, Lidocaine patches, antodepressants.
Tens has some benefit. You need to identify the cause and try to control it (diabetes, chemical poisoning etc).
Dr. David Rosenfeld
Dr. David Rosenfeld
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