Postherpetic Neuralgia Medication

Popular Postherpetic Neuralgia Drugs

Popularity Drug Name Drug Class Price Price Trend
Anti-epileptics 12
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Gabapentin (Neurontin) is an inexpensive drug used to control partial seizures in adults with epilepsy. It is also used to treat certain types of nerve pain. This drug is more popular than comparable drugs. It is available in generic and brand versions. Generic gabapentin is covered by most Medicare and insurance plans, but some pharmacy coupons or cash prices may be lower.
Anti-epileptics 353
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Lyrica (pregabalin) is an expensive drug used to treat nerve pain from diabetes, shingles, spinal cord injury, and fibromyalgia. It is also used to control seizures in epilepsy. It is slightly less popular than comparable drugs. A generic version of Lyrica may become available in 2019. Lyrica is covered by most Medicare and insurance plans, but manufacturer and pharmacy coupons can still help offset the cost.
Local Anesthetics 7
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Lidocaine (Lidoderm, Lidocaine) is an inexpensive drug used to prevent and treat pain from some procedures. This drug is more popular than comparable drugs. It is available in It is available in multiple generic and brand versions. Generic lidocaine is covered by most Medicare and insurance plans, but some pharmacy coupons or cash prices may be lower.
Anti-epileptics 596
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Gabapentin (Gralise) is an expensive drug used to treat certain types of nerve pain. This drug is less popular than comparable drugs. A generic version of Gralise may become available in 2024. It is not covered by most Medicare and insurance plans, but manufacturer and pharmacy coupons can help offset the cost.
Anti-epileptics 339
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Gabapentin (Horizant) is an expensive drug used to treat Restless Legs Syndrome and certain types of nerve pain. This drug is less popular than comparable drugs. There are currently no generic alternatives for Horizant. It is not covered by most Medicare and insurance plans, but manufacturer and pharmacy coupons can help offset the cost.
TRPV1 Agonists 1,591
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CAPSAICIN is a pain reliever. It is used to treat postherpetic neuralgia (PHN) pain.

Note: Popularity is based on total prescriptions for the brand and generic versions of each drug, regardless of the condition being treated. Some drugs are prescribed for multiple conditions.

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