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EMERGING INTERVENTIONS IN THE MANAGEMENT OF NEUROPATHIC PAIN

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Author(s): Shaifali Chowdhary1

Journal: International Journal of Pharmacy and Biological Sciences
ISSN 2230-7605

Volume: 1;
Issue: 3;
Start page: 356;
Date: 2011;
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Keywords: neuropathic pain | trauma | inflammation.

ABSTRACT
Neuropathic pain (NP) may arise as a consequence of a lesion or disease affecting the somatosensory system. It is one of the most incapacitating reasons for pain disorder in large number of population worldwide. The hallmark signs of NP are chronic allodynia and hyperalgesia. Various analgesics like opoids and NSAIDS lack antinociceptive effect in the management of NP but they are associated with various adverse effects and resistance. Hence the present review delineated with the recent targets for the management of NP along with their signalling pathways.
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