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What is the most effective treatment for neuropathy and swollen hands that is caused by oxiplaten (a chemo drug)?

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Dr. William A Biermann
Internal Medicine - Oncology
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In brief: Difficult to treat

There are 2 forms acute and chronic.
There are mixed benefits from use of calcium and magnesium infusion in the acute situation. The drug venlafaxine, an antidepressant has had some benefit in both situations. There are other drugs like Amitriptyline and Gabapentin has been helpful in some cases. It is hard to treat. It may very slowly improve if the drug is stopped.

In brief: Difficult to treat

There are 2 forms acute and chronic.
There are mixed benefits from use of calcium and magnesium infusion in the acute situation. The drug venlafaxine, an antidepressant has had some benefit in both situations. There are other drugs like Amitriptyline and Gabapentin has been helpful in some cases. It is hard to treat. It may very slowly improve if the drug is stopped.
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