Anti-seizure or neuroleptic drugs are often prescribed to relieve nerve type pain including pain to the legs and arms. These drugs are also prescribed for patients who have degeneration of the nerves.
Anti-seizure drugs are not addictive. Most patients tolerate them well. Side effects are slight and may include fatigue, dizziness or nausea.
To learn more about these and other types of drugs and their side effects, go to
Medline Plus drug information.