Topical Pain Relief

The Use of Lidodaine Medicated Plasters in Trigeminal Neuralgia

Trigeminal neuralgia (TN) is a neuropathic pain condition affecting one or more branches of the trigeminal nerve. It is characterized by unilateral, sudden, shock-like, and brief painful attacks, which follow the distribution of trigeminal nerve branches, and with no other accompanying sensorimotor or autonomic signs and symptoms.

Synera Patch Now Approved for Home Use

Galen US Incorporated announced that the FDA has approved Synera (lidocaine and tetracaine) topical patch to be used at home for the prevention of needle stick pain associated with superficial IVs and superficial dermatological procedures

Post-op Pain Not the Same for Men, Women

Post-op Pain Not the Same for Men, Women

Men tend to report feeling more pain after major surgeries than women, whereas women tend to report experiencing more pain after minor surgical procedures than men, according to a new study. In the study, researchers found that men were 27 percent more likely to report higher pain ratings after …