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Author Topic: nerve pain Gel for neuropathy (prescription)  (Read 871 times)

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Offline mikeyb39

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nerve pain Gel for neuropathy (prescription)
« on: July 04, 2012, 09:08:39 AM »
Hi all,
Most know the issue i had with the neuropathy in my feet when I was taking the Atripla.  Once i switched to my new medication it mostly went away, but i still from time to time get flareups in my feet where they are really painful, then it goes back to normal for a long while.

My doctor had me taking Lyrica, but i didn't want to take it all the time, So with his help and ITC compounding pharmacy they made me a topical gel that includes Gabapentin, ketoprofen, ketamine, lidocaine, doxepin, amyltriptaline.  This stuff really works when my feet start burning and tingling

It is something I should apply daily even when I'm not hurting, but for those who have side effects of neurontin and have nerve issues going on, this might be a good alternative.

I'm just giving some information, not trying to sell anyone.  I just know i can't use that capsacin cream or that quatenza,  painful as hell

This nerve gel has to be compounded by a compounding pharmacy, so most insurance companies don't cover it.  I think I paid 94 including tax and shipping.

11/02/2010  cd4-251, vl-591000
12/09/2010  started Atripla
02/18/2011  cd4-425, vl-800
06/10/2011  cd4-447, vl-70
10/10/2011  cd4-666, vl-80
01/05/2012  swiched med (prezista,norvir ,isentress, )
02/10/2012  cd4-733, vl-UD  Viread removed
06/10/2012  cd4-614, vl-UD
12/14/2012  cd4-764, vl-UD
09/01/2013  cd4-785, vl-UD
03/06/2014. cd4- 1078, VL-UD

 


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