Friday, June 18, 2021

Tag: Neuropathic Pain

A common drug could help restore limb function after spinal cord injury

In mouse study, nerve pain drug gabapentin promotes regeneration of neural circuits Long-term treatment with gabapentin, a commonly prescribed drug for nerve pain, could help restore upper limb function after a spinal cord injury, new...

First clinical guidelines in Canada for pain following spinal cord injury

New research provides recommendations to help manage neuropathic pain LONDON, ONTATIO - Researchers at Lawson Health Research Institute are the first in Canada to develop clinical practice guidelines for managing neuropathic pain with patients who...

Majority of patients with traumatic spinal cord injuries develop adverse events during acute care

The majority of patients recovering from traumatic spinal cord injuries developed an adverse event during acute hospital care at rates significantly higher than previously reported, according to results in a recently published study. Researchers conducted...

Drug may reduce chronic pain for spinal cord injuries

West Lafayette, Indiana - Researchers have discovered that a known neurotoxin may cause chronic pain in people who suffer from paralysis, and a drug that has been shown to remove the toxin might be...

Lyrica Approved for Spinal Neuropathic Pain

The Food and Drug Administration has approved the use of Lyrica for the management of neuropathic pain associated with chronic, debilitating spinal cord injuries. Lyrica, the brand name for pregabalin, is manufactured by Pfizer...