occur as a side effect of prostate cancer chemotherapy.
Chemotherapy can adversely affect the nervous system
and result in neuropathy. Neuropathy is most common
in the peripheral nervous system, therefore, the most
common symptoms include constipation, numbness, tingling,
pain in the extremities, and mild weakness. Neuropathic
pain the in the nervous system usually cannot be treated
with traditional pain killers. Instead, anticonvulsants,
tricyclic antidepressants, acupuncture, or acupressure
may be prescribed.