Management of Neurologic Diseases

  • Authors: David M. Simpson, MD; Jessica Robinson-Papp, MD (More Info)
  • Editors in Chief: Daniel R. Kuritzkes, MD; Joseph J. Eron, Jr., MD
  • Last Reviewed: 4/1/16 (What's New)

Summary

  • Pregabalin is approved by the US FDA for treatment of painful diabetic neuropathy[Lesser 2004]
    • Evidence of benefit in HIV-infected populations is lacking[Simpson 2010]
  • Gabapentin, a similar older compound, is available in a generic form

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