APS 2012: Neuropathic Pain


At the American Pain Society’s 31st Annual Scientific Meeting, investigators reported that a 5-minute application of NGX-1998, a novel liquid formulation of high concentration capsaicin (10% and 20% w/w) provided effective pain relief for up to 12 weeks for the management of peripheral neuropathic pain associated with postherpetic neuralgia (PHN).