One of my last eye doctors insisted that I suffered from neuropathic pain and wanted me to take tricyclic antidepressants, but my psychiatrist only prescribed me Gabapentin, since tricyclics would worsen the dryness. I took it at night for some time, and it seemed to help reducing the pain at first, but after a while it stopped working, so I discontinued. Then one day I was talking to some friends and the subject "headache" came by, and one of then said their doctor prescribed Ketorolac Trometamine pills for it. This is an non-steroidal anti-inflamatory drug (as common headache pills often are) and since in Brazil is easy to buy a sort of non-prescription drugs over the counter, I decided to try that for my occasional headaches. For my surprise, it didn't stop my headache so effectively as my friend told me so, but it did reduce my ocular pain!! When researching more about this drug, I discovered that it's the same principle of the Acular drops (indicated for allergic conjunctivitis)... of course it was not prescribed for me and I'm conscious that NSAIDS can cause nasty gastrointestinal problems, so I do NOT overuse it. But I thought it would be worth to mention it, maybe you can talk to your doctors about it. It's not a neuropathic pain management drug, but at least for me, it reduces the eye disconfort if I need it...
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Meds For Neuropathic Pain?