Treatment of Neuropathic Pain
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- Pregabalin for painful diabetic polyneuropathy (DPN)
- Duloxetine for painful DPN
- Gabapentin most commonly used non-FDA approved medication for DPN.
- Non FDA-approved DPN pain medications include antidepressants, opiates or opiate-like agents and anti-epileptic medications.
- Antidepressants include tricyclic antidepressants (amitriptyline, nortriptyline) and selective serotonin and norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors (SNRIs: venlafaxine, duloxetine).
- Antiepileptic medications include gabapentin, valproate, lamotrigine, carbamazepine, oxcarbazepine, phenytoin and lacrosamide.
- Opiate or opiate-derivative agents include oxycodone, morphine sulfate, hydromorphone, fentanyl and tramadol.
- Other agents include topical agents (lidocaine cream, lidoderm patches, capsaicin cream), neutriceuticals (Metanx, alpha-lipoic acid) and devices (spinal stimulators, transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation).
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Last updated: July 8, 2018
Khoshnoodi, Nima, et al. "Treatment of Neuropathic Pain." Johns Hopkins Diabetes Guide, 2018. Johns Hopkins Guide, www.hopkinsguides.com/hopkins/view/Johns_Hopkins_Diabetes_Guide/547156/all/Treatment_of_Neuropathic_Pain.
Khoshnoodi , Polydefkis M, Pinto B. Treatment of Neuropathic Pain. Johns Hopkins Diabetes Guide. 2018. https://www.hopkinsguides.com/hopkins/view/Johns_Hopkins_Diabetes_Guide/547156/all/Treatment_of_Neuropathic_Pain. Accessed March 23, 2019.
Khoshnoodi, ., Polydefkis, M., & Pinto, B. (2018). Treatment of Neuropathic Pain. In Johns Hopkins Diabetes Guide. Available from https://www.hopkinsguides.com/hopkins/view/Johns_Hopkins_Diabetes_Guide/547156/all/Treatment_of_Neuropathic_Pain
Khoshnoodi , Polydefkis M, Pinto B. Treatment of Neuropathic Pain [Internet]. In: Johns Hopkins Diabetes Guide. ; 2018. [cited 2019 March 23]. Available from: https://www.hopkinsguides.com/hopkins/view/Johns_Hopkins_Diabetes_Guide/547156/all/Treatment_of_Neuropathic_Pain.
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