Chronic Neuralgia

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What is Chronic Neuralgia?

Neuralgia, also called neuropathic pain, is pain in one or more nerves resulting from damage to or dysfunction of the peripheral or central nervous system, rather than stimulation of pain receptors.

What is it like to have Chronic Neuralgia?

Common symptoms How bad it is What people are taking for it
Clonazepam, Diazepam, Alprazolam
Tramadol, Hydrocodone-Acetaminophen, Pregabalin
Zolpidem, Amitriptyline, Temazepam
Rest, Modafinil, Handicap/Disability Parking Permit
Duloxetine, Fluoxetine, Venlafaxine

What do patients take to treat Chronic Neuralgia and its symptoms?

Treatments reported by members Perceived effectiveness Overall rating of side effects # of Evaluations

(APO-Gabapentin, Gralise, PMS-Gabapentin, DOM-Gabapentin)




(Yentreve, Cymgen, Yelate, Cymbalta)


(Novo-Nortriptyline, APO-Nortriptyline, Aventyl, Sensival)


(Venlalic XL, Zarelis, Venlor XR, Odven SBK)


(Norpramin, Pertofrane)


These charts show data from Chronic Neuralgia patients’ latest treatment evaluations
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  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell
  • Severe
  • Moderate
  • Mild
  • None

Who has Chronic Neuralgia on PatientsLikeMe?

  • 273 patients have this condition
  • 3 new patients joined this month
  • 81 say Chronic Neuralgia is their primary condition

Age Proportion # of patients
<20 2
20s 20
30s 44
40s 80
50s 72
60s 21
70+ 12


Distribution of females vs. males

76% Females
24% Males
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 12
20-29 years 24
30-39 years 58
40-49 years 36
50-59 years 15
60-69 years 0
70+ years 0

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 154
Not Diagnosed 32

These charts show data from Chronic Neuralgia patients who have completed their condition history
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