Pain

Nerve pain

(Neuropathic pain)

Top Medications for Nerve pain according to our users

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All Medications for Nerve pain

  • Effexor
    (Venlafaxine)
    Prescription only

    Effexor (Venlafaxine) is good for treating depression and anxiety. May work when other antidepressants haven't, it's but more likely to cause side effects and withdrawal symptoms than other antidepressants.

    • Available dosage forms:
    • Pill
    • Extended release
  • Elavil
    (Amitriptyline)
    Prescription only

    Elavil (Amitriptyline) is an older antidepressant that's sometimes used to treat pain and sleep problems, but it can have more side effects than similar medications.

    • Available dosage forms:
    • Pill
  • Methadone
    Prescription only

    Methadose (Methadone) works well for moderate to severe pain especially nerve-related and complex pain and is effective for maintenance opioid addiction treatment. You need to be careful with dosing.

    • Available dosage forms:
    • Pill
    • Dispersable tablet
    • Liquid
    • Powder for solution
  • Neurontin
    (Gabapentin)
    Prescription only

    Neurontin (Gabapentin) is an old seizure disorder medicine that's now used to treat nerve-related pain caused by different conditions.

    • Available dosage forms:
    • Pill
    • Oral solution
  • Tegretol
    (Carbamazepine)
    Prescription only

    Tegretol (Carbamazepine) is useful for preventing seizures and relieving certain types of nerve pain, but interacts with many drugs.

    Was it worth it?
    Men
    52%
    Women

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    • Available dosage forms:
    • Pill
    • Extended release
    • Chewable tablet
    • Oral suspension

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