Post-herpetic neuralgia


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Post-herpetic neuralgia

Lingering pain that can last for years after an attack of shingles.
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The problem with post-herpetic neuralgia is we don't understand why and how it happens,'' said Dr.
This coupled with the growth of Lidoderm(R), the only FDA-approved product for post-herpetic neuralgia, launched in September 1999, has supported Endo's strategy to develop a leadership position in pain management.
It can lead to serious complications such as post-herpetic neuralgia, a painful and long-lasting condition caused by nerve damage the virus inflicts.
Not everyone will get post-herpetic neuralgia but if you can get a vaccine to prevent both things, the risk is minimal and the cost is not excessive, about $150 for a one-time dose.
These indications include neuropathic pain associated with diabetic peripheral neuropathy, post-herpetic neuralgia (pain after shingles), neuropathic pain associated with spinal cord injury, fibromyalgia and partial onset seizures in adults with epilepsy who take one or more drugs for seizures.
Key Words: post-herpetic neuralgia, anaesthesia, surgery
Convergence Pharmaceuticals Limited ("Convergence"), the company focused on the development of novel and high value analgesic medicines for the treatment of chronic pain, today announces that it has started a Phase II proof of concept study with CNV2197944 in pain associated with post-herpetic neuralgia (PHN).
Lidoderm([R]) is indicated for relief of pain associated with post-herpetic neuralgia.
NASDAQ: CTRV), a biopharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of targeted antiviral therapies, announced today that the first patient has been enrolled in the Company's pivotal Phase 3 clinical study, study 007, of FV-100 to prevent the debilitating shingles-associated pain known as post-herpetic neuralgia (PHN).
Mahendru and his staff at Pain Specialists of Austin administer cutting edge technologies effective in relieving pain in these areas: abdominal, back, head, neck, shoulder, arm, cancer, arthritis, causalgia, central pain syndromes, chest wall pain, chronic ischemic pain, chronic prostatitis, coccygodynia, costochrondritis, entrapment neuropathies, intercostal neuralgia, myofacial pain syndrome, neuromas, occipital neuralgia, pain following back and neck surgeries, disk herniations pain, fibromyalgia, peripheral nerve disorders, shingles, pelvic pain, phantom limb pain, post-herpetic neuralgia, post-myelogram or spinal headache, post surgical scar pain, post-traumatic pain, reflex sympathetic dystrophy (CRPS), TMJ pain, sacroiliitis, sciatica and spinal stenosis.

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