Neuropathic pain treatment between drug therapy and supplement effects


  • Mohammed Abdul Muttalib Department of Therapeutics, Baghdad Collage of Medical Sciences, Baghadad, Iraq



Acetyl-l-carnitine, Anti-depressants, Benfotiamine, Beta lipoic alcohol, Lidocaine, Neuropathic pain, Serotonin-epinephrine reuptake inhibitors


Neuropathic pain (NP) is a medical condition induced by diseases or lesions in the primary or inner cell systems that influence somatosensory nervous system buildings. Central NP, including backbone pain; multiple sclerosis, is recurrent. NP has an important impact on the life of patients and a strong economic impact on people and the society. some small neuropathy responds like a NSAID, aspirin and ibuprofen to an over-the-counter drug. More strong medicine (such as anti-depressants and serotonin-epinephrine reuptake inhibitors), anticonvulsants (pregabalin and gabapentin), and topical lidocaine-these are recognized as the most advanced neuropathical treatment-is also needed for other serious circumstances to increase ache leadership. Supplemental drugs, such as beta lipoic acid, acetyl-L-carnitine, benfotiamine, taurine and others, have been studied for neuropathic pain relieve under doctors to guarantee safe use and not bring any medicines that may interact with the dietary supplement. A medical procedure has been investigated for a neuro-lipoic pain relief. In specific, owing to the power of drug contrast with alternative products and owing to the effect of some drugs, it was considered that the drugs are (in spite of their side effects) more helpful and efficient to relieve neuropathic pain than the option, since neuropathic pain represents a serious illness and needs a more strong and effective therapy technology (particularly in severe cases).


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How to Cite

Muttalib, M. A. (2019). Neuropathic pain treatment between drug therapy and supplement effects. International Journal of Basic & Clinical Pharmacology, 8(11), 2573–2577.



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