A little diversion from creative cosmetics. Why ? Well those of you who know me will know that I had to retire from full time NHS work because of complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS) and depression. Thanks to advances in medical therapy I am much much better.
As a pharmacist, I did understand the medication but taking them was another experience. Here are some thoughts :-
A cocktail of medications can allow you to select from medications with different actions. This was the pain is challenged from all sites. Taking a number of medications might reduce your chance of side effects from a single one. Many CRPS will be taking pregabalin or gabapentin which reduce how we perceive pain. They are difficult medications to take. I advise start really low and increase every 3 to 5 days, take the bigger dose at night. The dreadful sleepiness will wear off after 3 to 4weeks. If you can bare it keep taking, although some just cant .