Navigation Links
Qutenza Now Available for Treatment of Post-Shingles Pain
Date:4/6/2010

Qutenza (capsaicin) 8% patch – the first and only product containing prescription-strength capsaicin – is now available for pain associated with postherpetic neuralgia (PHN), the nerve pain that can occur after shingles. Clinical studies have shown that a single one-hour Qutenza application can provide three months relief from pain associated with PHN.

San Mateo, Calif. (PRWEB) April 6, 2010 -- NeurogesX, Inc. (Nasdaq: NGSX) announced today that Qutenza® (capsaicin) 8% patch, the first and only product containing prescription-strength capsaicin, is now available. Clinical studies have shown that a single one-hour Qutenza application can provide three months relief from pain associated with postherpetic neuralgia (PHN), the nerve pain that can occur after shingles.

In November 2009, Qutenza was approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the management of neuropathic pain associated with PHN. Qutenza, the first product from NeurogesX, is now available through selected specialty distributors and a specialty pharmacy—a complete list of these distributors is available at http://www.qutenza.com.

Qutenza is the first prescription-strength topical treatment for PHN to be approved by the FDA in more than 10 years. Qutenza harnesses the power of capsaicin in a dermal delivery system that targets the nerves in the skin. It is locally-acting and non-narcotic, and unlikely to cause drowsiness or interact with other drugs. Qutenza can be used alone or with other pain medications.

Each year, about one million Americans develop shingles, a painful viral infection caused by a reactivation of the same virus that causes chickenpox. It is estimated that up to one in five people with shingles will experience prolonged pain after shingles, known as PHN. The pain can pe
'/>"/>

Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2010 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved  

Page: 1 2 3 4 5 6

Related medicine news :

1. Guided Meditation Made Available to Everyone for Stress Awareness Month
2. New Natural Allergy Relief Available
3. Urgent Care Wait Times Will Be Posted On the Web and Available From an iPhone
4. Foundation for Ethics in Public Service, Inc. is Available to Review Allegations of Fraud or Corruption Related to The Healthcare Reform Bill
5. Nurse Educator of Tomorrow Scholarship Applications Are Now Available
6. Tahitian Noni Pure is The Most Concentrated Bioactive Beverage Available
7. The Patients Guide to Vasectomy Reversal Now Available for Free for Increasing Number of Men Requesting the Procedure
8. Medicare Supplement Plan N Information and Rates Now Available Through Precision Senior Marketing
9. AKON Fragrance Finally Available at Akonfragrances.com
10. Manymoon Now Available Through the Google Apps Marketplace
11. Pennsylvania to Observe Problem Gambling Awareness Week; Remind Residents of Available Counseling and Treatment Services
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
Related Image:
Qutenza Now Available for Treatment of Post-Shingles Pain
(Date:4/17/2015)... April 17, 2015 “We have seen healing, ... the past and present,” said Chaplain Shawn Kafader of Friendship ... felt like they had anything to contribute have created beautiful ... overseen a new art therapy program that was launched to ... Masters student from School of the Art Institute in Chicago, ...
(Date:4/17/2015)... April 17, 2015 In Defense of ... following statement: “On Wednesday April 15th, the European Parliament ... a resolution recognizing the Armenian Genocide, “paying tribute, on ... the one-and-a-half million innocent Armenian victims who perished in ... extols the EU for this timely and needed recognition ...
(Date:4/17/2015)... April 17, 2015 Representatives Jim Himes ... and Treatment Act HR 1849 in congress on April ... and treatment for patients with the genetic disease. ... past, would be the first to create a federally ... treatment of hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia. This would effectively prevent ...
(Date:4/17/2015)... As a board-certified orthopedic surgeon, Dr. Steven ... platelet-rich plasma (PRP) and stem cell therapy. ... for its world-class care of injury-caused and chronic joint ... in many other physicians offering regenerative medicines. , ... pain management and rehabilitation. Dr. Meier and MOSM can ...
(Date:4/17/2015)... (PRWEB) April 17, 2015 Most dental ... dental restoration units are made overseas by foreign dental ... domestic labs remain unregulated in more than 40 states ... National Association of Dental Laboratories has created ... raise awareness among patients about the consequences that could ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Healing At Friendship Village Due To Art Therapy 2Health News:In Defense of Christians Condemns Armenian Genocide 2Health News:In Defense of Christians Condemns Armenian Genocide 3Health News:House Representatives Introduce Bill to Fight Genetic Disease 2Health News:Platelet-Rich Plasma, Stem Cell Therapy Now Offered By Dr. Meier At MOSM in Beverly Hills, California 2Health News:Platelet-Rich Plasma, Stem Cell Therapy Now Offered By Dr. Meier At MOSM in Beverly Hills, California 3Health News:National Association Urges Transparency in Dental Industry 2
... that computerized prescription could be used to avoid medical mistakes, ... to even more errors. ,It is known that adverse ... hospitals each year. One way hospitals are trying to cut ... But according to a new study, use of computerized systems ...
... antihypertensive strategies that use calcium channel blockers and ... with beta-blockers and diuretics. ,Hypertensive patients either ... without the ACE inhibitor perindopril or the beta-blocker ... ,The trial ran for five years, but it ...
... common form of brain cancer might fare better with a ... ,Based on findings of the study it was seen ... glioblastoma receive surgery to remove as much of the cancer ... study compared 573 patients with glioblastomas who were randomized to ...
... say they have now identified a gene variant that ... which in turn could lead to improved understanding of ... to latest research it was seen that specific changes ... associated with an increased incidence of Alzheimer’s. ,In ...
... people it was found that men who drank six cups ... 12 to 18 years, while women who drank that amount ... their study revealed an unequivocal evidence for an inverse and ... other risk factors. However researchers say the reasons for ...
... Switzerland it was seen that the frequency of withholding ... a patient’s life varies greatly among European countries. The ... in diagnostics and treatment to save and sustain life. ... patient’s life, physicians may refrain from using all possible ...
Cached Medicine News:
(Date:4/17/2015)... DUBLIN , Apr. 17, 2015 Research ... announced the addition of the "Medical Device ... to their offering. This report analyzes ... US$ Million by the following Device Categories: Class ... areas also analyzed in the report Include - ...
(Date:4/17/2015)... 17, 2015  Trovagene, Inc., (NASDAQ:  TROV) a ... clinical data presented at the 2015 European Lung ... Cancer Monitoring ℠ (PCM) platform outperformed tissue ... EGFR T790M mutations in metastatic lung cancer ... T790M Mutation in Urinary Circulating Tumor DNA from ...
(Date:4/17/2015)... 2015 Steven Rash , the CEO of ... operating subsidiary American Seed & Oil Company, presented the ... yesterday in New York City.  Mr. Rash,s presentation featured ... Seed & Oil Company has recently announced the ... Seed Foods , the EpiVape , and ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Medical Device Outsourcing (Radiology, Orthopedic, Neurology, Cardiology, and Others) Market 2015 - Global Strategic Business Report 2Medical Device Outsourcing (Radiology, Orthopedic, Neurology, Cardiology, and Others) Market 2015 - Global Strategic Business Report 3Trovagene's Urinary ctDNA Assay Outperforms Tissue Biopsy in Clinical Study for the Detection of EGFR T790M Mutations in Metastatic Lung Cancer Patients 2Trovagene's Urinary ctDNA Assay Outperforms Tissue Biopsy in Clinical Study for the Detection of EGFR T790M Mutations in Metastatic Lung Cancer Patients 3Trovagene's Urinary ctDNA Assay Outperforms Tissue Biopsy in Clinical Study for the Detection of EGFR T790M Mutations in Metastatic Lung Cancer Patients 4American Seed & Oil Company Benchmarks its Consumer Product Development Strategy Against Proctor & Gamble 2American Seed & Oil Company Benchmarks its Consumer Product Development Strategy Against Proctor & Gamble 3
... Silence Therapeutics plc (AIM: SLN) ("Silence" or ... patent 7,893,245, titled "Interfering RNA Molecules," by the ... issued patent, which represents a continuation of previously ... RNAi molecules with defined positional modifications including siRNA ...
... Feb. 22, 2011 Covance Inc. (NYSE: CVD ... Annual Morningstar/NYSSA Healthcare Conference on Thursday, February 24, 2011 at ... the presentation at www.covance.com .  In order to register ... early. Covance, with headquarters in Princeton, New Jersey, ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Silence Therapeutics Issued New U.S. Patent Covering Fundamental RNA Interference Technology Currently in Several Clinical Trials 2Silence Therapeutics Issued New U.S. Patent Covering Fundamental RNA Interference Technology Currently in Several Clinical Trials 3Silence Therapeutics Issued New U.S. Patent Covering Fundamental RNA Interference Technology Currently in Several Clinical Trials 4Covance to Present at the 2nd Annual Morningstar/NYSSA Healthcare Conference 2
Total IgE Control...
The K-ASSAY Lp(a) Control Set is intended for use as an assayed quality control material for monitoring the performance of Lp(a) immunoturbidimetric assays....
... The K-ASSAY ASO / ... is intended to be used ... of known concentration for monitoring ... O (ASO), Rheumatoid Factor (RF), ...
Eppendorf expands its line of benchtop microcentrifuges with the 5418. This easy-to-use microcentrifuge features a certified aerosol-tight rotor and a unique, contoured rotor bowl design to reduce no...
Medicine Products: