Does the use of Isoptin lead to Morton’s neuroma?
Does the use of Isoptin lead to Morton’s neuroma? Latest research shows that Isoptin, which is used in blood pressure management, can lead to Morton’s Neuroma. That’s true! An FDA approved research shows that 3,719 users of Isoptin showed signs of Morton’s Neuroma within a few weeks of usage.
Isoptin comprises of verapamil hydrochloride, which is a key component used in majority of the drugs manufactured to treat the problem of low blood pressure. Health experts therefore, suggest that all medications containing verapamil hydrochloride should be used in a regulated manner, in case they are mandatory, among the patients of Morton’s Neuroma.
Janet D. Pearl, MD, MSc is the Medical Director of The Center for Morton’s Neuroma and Complete Spine and Pain Care, an interventional and integrated Pain Management program located in Framingham, Massachusetts. Previously, Dr. Pearl was the Co-Director of the Pain Management Center at St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center, where she was also the Director of the Fellowship program. She is the former Director of a satellite pain center of the Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Pain Management Center, located at the HealthSouth Braintree Rehabilitation Hospital. Dr. Pearl held academic appointments at Harvard Medical School and Tufts Medical School. She serves on the Health Care Services Board of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Department of Industrial Accidents since 2000 as one of its physician representatives and is Chair of the Committee on Pain Management.