• pain
  • There are only 5 medications approved by the FDA for the treatment of neuropathic pain with only 2 out of the 5 approved for the treatment of diabetic peripheral neuropathy. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • Diabetic peripheral neuropathy can be characterized by multiple symptoms, including burning pain, knife-like pain, electric shock-like pain, tingling, and prickling (2). (healthandwellnessfl.com)
  • There are a number of medications that are often prescribed for the management of these pain symptoms associated with this condition, including tricyclic antidepressants, anticonvulsants, and anesthetics (2). (healthandwellnessfl.com)
  • He reported that his pain level typically decreased from an 8 to 9 on a scale of 10, down to 2 to 3 on a scale of 10 within 30 minutes after application of the topical medication, and the pain relief lasted a couple of hours. (healthandwellnessfl.com)