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Convergence Pharmaceuticals Announces Start of Phase II Study for Cav2.2 Selective Blocker, CNV2197944 in Pain Associated with Post-Herpetic Neuralgia
Date:4/23/2013

temprop="name">Clive Dix , Chief Executive Officer of Convergence Pharmaceuticals, added: "We are very excited to be starting the first proof of concept trial with CNV2197944 in neuropathic pain. We strongly believe that CNV2197944 has the optimum profile for success in this neuropathic pain area, which is in real need for efficacious and safe pain treatments. CNV2197944 has the potential to have broad applications across the pain spectrum and we look forward to announcing further proof of concept trials with CNV2197944 beyond PHN."

About the pain therapeutic area

The pain therapeutic area encompasses any disease where pain is a major symptom. The unmet medical need for patients in pain is enormous, with the greatest need being for a more effective therapy that is well tolerated and safe over a long period of time. Within the pain marketplace, current pain treatments are unsatisfactory; overall efficacy is poor (typically 1-2 point reductions on a 10 point scale) and satisfactory to less than 50% of patients. Whilst treatments, such as opioids and non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, are available on the market, many patients obtain little or no relief from these existing analgesics and often such drugs are associated with adverse events, side effects and addiction concerns. This highlights the importance of Convergence Pharmaceuticals' goals to be a world leader in the development of novel, efficacious analgesics with improved pharmacology and safety profiles.

About chronic pain

Currently, more than 1.5 billion people worldwide suffer from chronic pain of varying degrees. Among all types of chronic pain, neuropathic pain stands out with approximately 3-4.5% of the global population affected, with incidence rate increasing in line with increased age of the population. With the unmet clinical need so high, the demand for better pain management therapies, addressing acute and chronic pain, is on the rise.

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