Category «CRPS Side Effects»

Ketamine Infusions…

Ketamine is sold under the name Ketalar and is a medication most widely used for starting and maintaining anesthesia and also as an illegal party drug. Ketamine does hold great promise for treatment of Complex Regional Pain Syndrome or CRPS. Ketamine infusions have been reported to be safe and effective for the management of pain caused …

Gabapentin…

Gabapentin, marketed under the name Neurontin, is a medication that is usually for the treatment of epilepsy, restless leg syndrome, hot flashes, and neuropathic pain. It is now widely used for Complex Regional Pain Syndrome or CRPS. Unfortunately, Gabapentin, like many medications today, has a lengthy list of side effects. Of course, not everyone will …

Memory Loss…

One of the symptoms of Complex Regional Pain Syndrome or CRPS is memory loss. You may also have trouble finishing sentences or finding the correct words when speaking. These issues are very frustrating and can cause anger, confusion, and depression. Let’s talk about memory loss first. I did not have any memory issues prior to …

More About Sleep…

(<<Back to Sleep…) Anywhere between 75% and 90% of people with Complex Regional Pain Syndrome or CRPS suffer from a sleep disorder including insomnia and disrupted sleep patterns. There is a combination of issues that will cause this including pain, Allodynia(extreme sensitivity to touch, sound, vibration, barometric pressure changes, loud noises, wind, temperature, clothing or …

Physical Changes…

Complex Regional Pain Syndrome or CRPS can cause the affected limb to physically change in appearance. For me, when my CRPS first started my foot and leg went through some strange changes. It was all so new and I had done very little research at this point in the progression of the disease that it seemed …

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