peripheral neuritis


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peripheral neuritis

Neuritis of terminal nerves or end organs.
See also: neuritis
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Nitrofurantoin, the IDSA said at the time, "may become more useful as resistance to TMP-SMX increases," but was not considered first-line because of concerns about effectiveness (85% cure rate versus 90%-95% for other first-line agents) and safety, particularly regarding the rare but potentially serious occurrence of acute pulmonary reaction and the even rarer peripheral neuritis.
90%-95% for other first-line agents) and safety, particularly regarding the rare but serious occurrence of acute pulmonary reaction and the even rarer peripheral neuritis.
and Canadian authorities decided against boosting fortification to achieve the optimal levels needed for prevention of neural tube defects, because high levels of folic acid can mask pernicious anemia caused by vitamin B12 deficiency in the elderly, leading to irreversible neural damage, especially peripheral neuritis.

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