|What is Peripheral Neuropathy|
|Peripheral Neuropathy Symptoms|
|Types of Peripheral Neuropathy|
|Evaluation and Tests|
|Treatment and Therapy|
|Frequently Asked Questions|
Treatment and Therapy - Pain Medication
It is common for people with peripheral neuropathy to experience different degrees of pain. It's important to identify the type of pain medication that will best manage your symptoms, work with your body chemistry, and complement other treatments.
When over-the-counter pain medications do not relieve the pain associated with peripheral neuropathy, other types of medications and therapies are available, including prescription nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, narcotics, antidepressants, and topical medications.
There are two kinds of pain: