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Date:9/28/2007

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"The pain was constant for 23 years and nothing I was using was helping to stop it," said Campbell.

After finally being treated with PRIALT, on the advice of her physician, Dr. Gladstone McDowell at Grant Medical Center at OhioHealth in Columbus, Ohio, Campbell is now living with less pain than before. Though it took time to find the correct dosage to experience relief, both Dawn and her doctor say it was worth it.

"Now I can do so much more, I have my life back," said Campbell.

Approved in 2004 for the management of severe chronic pain, PRIALT is administered through a programmable microinfusion pump that can be implanted or used externally. The pump then releases the drug on a timely basis into the fluid surrounding the spinal cord. Animal research suggests that the mechanism of action for PRIALT works by targeting and blocking N-type calcium channels on nerves in the spinal cord that ordinarily transmit pain signals.

Dr. McDowell explains, "It's a very innovative form of therapy that's very exciting. PRIALT is believed to block the pain by binding to the nerves that transmit pain. It saves you from being exposed to narcotics and you don't develop an addiction or tolerance to it."

Additionally, there are no withdrawal symptoms and patients can abruptly discontinue PRIALT, making it different than all other intrathecal pain medications available to patients.

According to the National Pain Foundation, chronic pain is a leading cause of distress and the primary cause of disability in the US and significantly affects the lives of an estimated 70 million Americans each day. The issue of chronic pain also impacts employers, insurance agencies, healthcare institutions and the U.S. economy, costing an estimated $100 billion annually.

Tragically, chronic pain is undertreated in the healthcare system at all levels, from physician offices, emergency rooms, hospitals and long-term care facilities for
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