Neuropathic Pain (Nerve Pain) Topic Guide

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Medications:

citalopram (oral) Citalopram (oral)

Citalopram is an antidepressant in a group of drugs called selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs).

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lamotrigine Lamotrigine

Lamotrigine is an anti-epileptic medication, also called an anticonvulsant...learn more »

gabapentin Gabapentin

Gabapentin is used together with other medicines to treat partial seizures in adults and children at least 3 years old.

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venlafaxine Venlafaxine

Venlafaxine is a selective serotonin and norepinephrine reuptake inhibitor (SNRI) antidepressant...learn more »

paroxetine Paroxetine

Paroxetine is a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) antidepressant.

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bupropion (oral) Bupropion (oral)

Bupropion is an antidepressant used to treat major depressive disorder and seasonal affective disorder. The Zyban brand of bupropion is used to help ...learn more »

amitriptyline Amitriptyline

Amitriptyline is a tricyclic antidepressant that is used to treat symptoms of depression...learn more »

desipramine Desipramine

Desipramine is a tricyclic antidepressant that is used to treat symptoms of depression...learn more »

nortriptyline Nortriptyline

Nortriptyline is a tricyclic antidepressant that is used to treat symptoms of depression...learn more »

phenytoin (oral) Phenytoin (oral)

Phenytoin is an anticonvulsant medication that is used to control seizures. Phenytoin does not treat all types of seizures, and your doctor will determine i...learn more »

carbamazepine (oral) Carbamazepine (oral)

Carbamazepine is an anticonvulsant that is used to treat seizures and nerve pain such as trigeminal neuralgia and diabetic neuropathy. Carbamazepine is also ...learn more »