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I have diabetic neuropathy and pain medicine isn't working. What are my treatment options?

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Medications called duloxetine (Cymbalta) and Lyrica, may be helpful. You should speak with your doctor about the possibility of trying these medications either alone or in combination with other drugs I would also suggest having a referral to a neurologist for a full evaluation to make certain there is nothing else exacerbating your condition (for example, underlying never disorders, sciatica, etc) and perhaps consider getting an evaluation to look at the blood circulation in the legs. Claudication (an intermittent, cramping pain in the legs that occurs with walking that is related to poor blood circulation) can exacerbate neuropathic pain.

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