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Neuropathy secondary to drugs

  • Prevention

    The health care provider will closely supervise treatment with any medication that may cause neuropathy. The goal is to maintain the proper blood level of medication needed to control disease and its symptoms while preventing toxic levels of the medication.


    References

    Kompoliti K, Horn S. Drug-Induced and iatrogenic neurological disorders. In: Goetz, CG, ed. Textbook of Clinical Neurology. 3rd ed. Philadelphia, Pa: Saunders Elsevier; 2007:chap 55.

    Shy M. Peripheral neuropathies. In: Goldman L, Ausiello D, eds. Cecil Medicine. 23rd ed. Philadelphia, Pa: Saunders Elsevier; 2007:chap 446.