Wolves in Sheep’s Clothing? 65 Medications That Can Cause Neuropathy


They’re designed to help you – but sometimes the medications you take for various health conditions can have lasting adverse effects on your health – and your nerves. From blood pressure medications to drugs used to fight cancer and everything in-between, there are a number of prescription medications that can cause neuropathy.

Do you know what they are?

If not, pay attention. Millions of unassuming patients develop neuropathy as a result of their prescription drug medications. While in some cases the drugs may be a necessity, in many cases there will be alternative drugs that can help without hurting your nerves.

Lets take a look at the common prescription medications known to cause neuropathy. To help make it easier for you to find ones you may be taking, we’ve categorized them by the type of ailment or condition they’re typically prescribed for. 


Autoimmune disease medications:

  • Etanercept
  • Infliximab
  • Leflunomide