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Diabetic, on medicines. Prescribed oxetol 300 for autonomic nerve damage. Right medicine?

My mother is taking oxetol300 for the past 3 yrs in addition to otherdrugs& insulin shots for diabetes ..she is chronically diabetic for the past 30 yrs now.she is diagnosed of having autonomic nerve damage... blood supply to the brain is affected as a result since last year.this medicine has been prescribed for the same.I need to know if this oxetol is the right treatment for her problem?how long can she take it?
Asked On : Thu, 31 Jan 2013
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Autonomic neuropathy is not a specific disease and refers   to damage to the autonomic nerves. This damage disrupts signals between the brain and portions of the autonomic nervous system, such as the heart, blood vessels and sweat glands. This can cause decreased or abnormal performance of one or more involuntary body functions.

Signs, symptoms and treatment of autonomic neuropathy vary depending on the cause, and on which nerves are affected.
Treatment consists of 
1... Managing your diabetes well and keeping the sugar levels in tight control

2...Managing specific symptoms. Some treatments can relieve the symptoms of autonomic neuropathy. Treatment is based on what part of your body is most affected by nerve damage.
There are different drugs for different parts of body affected.
Your doctor knows the best for which he has prescribed this medicine for your mother along with other medications.Keep following his advise.
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