Types of Neuropathy Topic Guide

Neuropathy Neuropathy: Neuropathy is a term that refers to malfunctions or diseases of the nerves. Types of neuropathy include diabetic neuropathy, autonomic neuropathy, ulnar neuropathy, optic neuropathy, peripheral neuropathy, alcoholic neuropathy, proximal neuropathy, cranial neuropathy, auditory neuropathy, and focal neuropathy. Causes of neuropathy can be disease, injury, infections, or vitamin deficiencies. Symptoms of neuropathy depend on the nerves involved. Treatment is generally medication and lifestyle changes to prevent further nerve damage.

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Neuropathy Topic Guide - Medications and Vitamins

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pregabalin Pregabalin

Pregabalin is an anti-epileptic drug, also called an anticonvulsant. It works by slowing down impulses in the brain that cause seizures. Pregabalin also aff...learn more »

duloxetine Duloxetine

Duloxetine is a selective serotonin and norepinephrine reuptake inhibitor antidepressant (SSNRI).

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tramadol Tramadol

Tramadol is an pain medicine similar to an opioid. Tramadol is used to treat moderate to severe pain...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 »

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 »