Is this drug (lacosamide) used to treat peripheral neuropathy?

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10 Dec 2009

Yes. Although lacosamide is approved to treat partial seizures, it can also be prescribed off-label to treat conditions such as diabetic neuropathic pain.
Anti-convulsants such as lacosamide are often prescribed to help with diabetic nerve pain.

See http://www.drugs.com/enc/peripheral-neuropathy.html

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