Not many people are aware of the medical condition that is known as Diabetic Neuropathy however more and more people are being diagnosed with having it, and if you have been recently diagnosed with Diabetic Neuropathy then you will need to start to take drug to help manage and control that condition. A recent study compared the drugs morphine and gabapentin, as well as a combination of the two drugs for the treatment of patients with painful diabetic neuropathy or post herpetic neuralgia. Part II will review warnings and precautions, adverse reactions, drug interactions, and dosing. There is no evidence, however, to explain the particular mechanism of GBP, including its analgesic actions in PDN rats. Searches were run originally in 2011 and the date of the most recent search was 17 March 2014. However, cost may be a limiting factor for some patients. The exact mechanism as to how gabapentin controls epilepsy and relieves pain is unknown, but it probably acts like the neurotransmitter GABA.
A separate review based on information provided by the manufacturer of gabapentinaand clinical trial Web sites was conducted to ascertain whether there had been any other relevant industry- or government-sponsored trials. Use in children ages three to 12 was also approved by the FDA in 2000. While these agents are often effective, adverse effects also frequently occur.4 Other agents used include membrane stabilisers such as mexiletine, benzodiazepines, and opioids.