treatments for pain due to diabetic peripheral neuropathy

Patients are asking about treatments for pain due to diabetic peripheral neuropathy.

Tricyclics (amitriptyline, desipramine) are effective for diabetic neuropathy...but many people can't tolerate them.

Gabapentin (Neurontin) seems to work as well and is sometimes better tolerated than tricyclics for diabetic neuropathy.

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