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neuropathy, nerv sys

ch 17, therapeutic agents for the nervous system - pharm tech

polyneuropathy manifests as distal loss of sensation, burning, or weakness depending on the involved nerves
diabetic neuropathy common form of polyneuropathy; nerve damage is believed to be the root cause; blood glucose management is cornerstone of treatment for symptoms; numbness and tingling in feet is common area
meds to treat polyneuropathy antidepressants, anticonvulsants, narcotic and non-narcotic pain meds, OTC meds
generic for Cymbalta duloxetine *SSNRI
generic for Effexor venlafaxine *SSNRI
generic for Elavil amitriptyline *TCA
generic for Neurontin gabapentin *anticonvulsant
generic for Lyrica pregabalin *anticonvulsant (CV)
Tegretol carbamazepine *anticonvulsant
Depakote divalproex sodium *anticonvulsant
generic for Zostrix capsaicin *OTC topical
generic for Lidoderm lidocaine *OTC topical patch
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