Experts discuss neuropathic pain management

01/29/2013 | Podiatry Today magazine

Doctors who treat painful wounds may prescribe gabapentin for patients with neuropathic pain, but the patient's response and potentially adverse reactions must be closely monitored and documented, four wound care experts said. Pregabalin, amitriptyline, duloxetine or venlafaxine may also be prescribed alone or in combination, and topical analgesics often work without unpleasant side effects. Opiods may also be effective, but doctors must take precautions to ensure the drugs are not abused.

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