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Use of adenosine A3 receptor agonists for treatment of neuropathic pain

Title:
Use of adenosine A3 receptor agonists for treatment of neuropathic pain

Category:
Therapeutic

NCS:
Inventors: Daniela Salvemini

Summary:
Subjects with many cancers are at high risk of developing painful chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy (CIPN) which can prematurely limit therapy and adversely impact quality of life. It is estimated that the incidence of CIPN is 60 to 90% in subjects receiving most chemotherapy regimens. The administration of a pharmaceutical composition comprising an A3 adenosine (A3AR) agonist has been found to alleviate the symptoms of neuropathic pain regardless of the cause or location, or severity. Numerous examples are disclosed.

Patent:
U.S. pending

Manager:
Stephanie Kimzey, MBA

 


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