Any simple relief for neuropathic pain?
Apart from the classical things your neurologist will do to help you suffer less from neuropathic pain, there are a number of things patients tell us which are of help and are simple. Commonly prescribed medications by your doctor include among others gabapentin(Neurontin), pregabalin(Lyrica), amitriptyline (Elavil and Endep), nortriptyline (Pamelor), duloxetine (Cymbalta) and phenytoin(Dilantin). You may experience drowsiness or dizziness or other side effects when using these medications. Dosing is always important and go slow increasing dose!
Tips and Tricks for patients suffering from neuropathic pain
Reflex massage and neuropathic pain
Some patients are diabetics and suffer from painfull feet. They tell us sometimes that relief on the pain in the feet can be brought by massage reflexology during 5-10 minutes, especially before going to bed.