different types of neuropathic pain
I was reviewing some documents on my computer and came across this explanation for different methods of dealing w/neuropathic pain that may be of interest.
Anticonvulsants work by blocking calcium channels; work best on sudden, lancinating “shock-like” pain
Tricyclic antidepressants work by blocking sodium channels; most effective on continuous burning pain
Full article can be found here:
Hope this helps.