Drugs and Supplements

#1 - Monitor Your Medicines and Interactions!

#2 - Vitamins and Minerals: How Much Should You Take?

All Natural Pain Relief.

Alpha-Lipoic Acid reduces symptoms like pain, tingling, and prickling in the feet and legs.

Alternative Therapy for Pain Management. 

Amitriptyline is a very old drug, cheap, and effective for nerve pain. Rx

Biotin is also known as vitamin H, and supports the health of peripheral neuropathy.

Boron is used for improving thinking skills and muscle coordination.

Bromelain is used to ease pain and swelling and prevent muscle soreness.

Calcium for the nerves and leg cramps.

Capsaicin works by decreasing the intensity of pain signals in the body.

Carotenoids for immune function and vision.

Chromium helps build muscle and burn fat, and helps the body use carbohydrates.

Chloride's an important electrolyte, along with sodium, potassium, and calcium.

Coenzyme Q10 is an antioxidant and makes energy needed for the cells to grow.

Copper is necessary for producing and storing iron.

Cymbalta is used to treat nerve pain (peripheral neuropathy). Rx

Dong Quai helps sweats caused by the brain's problems with the hypothalamus.

Echinacea for the immune system during cold and flu season.

Fish Oil reduces pain and swelling.

Folic acid should be used along with vitamin B12 to promote neurological health.

Gabapentin is generic for Neurontin and is used to treat neuropathy. Rx

GAMMAGARD LIQUID as a Treatment for Multifocal Motor Neuropathy. Rx

Ginger root extract has antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties.

Ginkgo, along with coenzyme Q-10, reduces pain.

Glucosamine is effective for pain management and mobility; well tolerated and safe.

Grape seed extract protects cells from damage and helps prevent diseases.

Green Tea blocks the enzymes that trigger both swelling and pain.

Iodine plays an important role in development of the central nervous system.

Iron is needed for transporting oxygen and carbon dioxide.

Intravenous Immunoglobulin (IVIG) Therapy Clinical Policy Bulletin.

Lactobacillus and bifidobacteria are "friendly" bacteria that boost the immune system.

Lecithin is converted into acetylcholine, a substance that transmits nerve impulses.

Levothyroxine treats hypothyroidism, which helps with tiredness and muscle aches. Rx

Lidoderm is a local anesthetic and relieves nerve pain. Rx

Lutein (beta-carotene and vitamin A) is used to prevent many diseases.

Lycopene is a powerful antioxidant that may help protect cells from damage.

Lyrica is used to treat pain caused by nerve damage. Rx

Magnesium is for the proper function of nerves and muscles, and treats leg cramps.

Manganese is an essential nutrient the body requires to function properly.

Medicines for Muscle Stiffness and Tremors. 

Molybdenum is important for normal body functions and helps Multiple sclerosis patients.

Morphine works in the brain to change how your body feels and responds to pain. Rx

Neurontin and Gabapentin are used for treating Neuropathy. Rx

Niacin (vitamin B3) is for general good health and for the body to function normally.

Norco contains hydrocodone and acetaminophen for pain. Rx

Olive Leaf Extract Is Effective in Lowering Blood Pressure.

Omeprazole heals the stomach/esophagus, and prevents cancer of the esophagus.

Oxycodone works in the brain and helps how your body feels and responds to pain. Rx

Papain is used for pain and swelling (inflammation) as well as fluid retention.

Phosphorus for proper nerve impulses, niacin assimilation, and to metabolize others.

Phytosterols are compounds that decrease LDL cholesterol.

Potassium is IMPORTANT for nerves/muscles and we can't keep up by diet alone.

Prednisone - take Ibuprofen instead

Quercetin has antioxidant/anti-inflammatory effects and is used to treat MANY things.

Resveratrol decreases pain and swelling (inflammation).

Riboflavin (vitamin B2) for muscle cramps, boosting the immune system, and lots more.

Selenium for body processes working correctly and increasing the action of antioxidants.

Soy Extract (Isoflavones) helps muscle soreness.

ST. JOHN'S WORT for nerve and muscle pain and many other things. 

Stevia is for increasing the strength of the muscles that pump blood from the heart.

Thiamine (vitamin B1) is used for inflammation of the peripheral nerves.

Tocopherol (vitamin E) is an antioxidant with anti-inflammatory properties.

Tramadol works well for pain but may cause breathing issues. Rx

Turmeric decreases swelling (inflammation).

Vitamin A is for diseases of the nervous system and required for the immune system.

Vitamin B6 for nerve pain, night leg/muscle cramps, and boosting the immune system.

Vitamin B12 relieves tremors; improves thinking/memory with B6 and folic acid.

Vitamin C decreases the risk of peripheral arterial disease, a marker of inflammation.

Vitamin D/D3 for muscle weakness, immune system, autoimmune diseases, and flu!

Vitamin E helps disorders involving nerves and muscles and is also an antioxidant.

Vitamin K regulates blood clotting, which also reduces bruising.

Voltaren Gel is an anti-inflammatory drug used to relieve pain from knees and hands. Rx

Zinc boosts the immune system and decreases muscle cramps.

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