Category: Analgesic

  • Vertex Pharma makes progress in quest for non-opioid pain drug

    The search for an alternative to opioid drugs for pain relief has dragged one for decades, with little success, but Vertex Pharma thinks that could be about to change. The company has become the first to demonstrate that a drug targeting the NaV1.8 sodium channel is more effective than placebo at reducing pain in proof-of-concept […]

  • SMi’s 22nd Annual Pain Therapeutics Conference Sponsored by: CHDR Conference Chairman: Richard Malamut, Chief Medical Officer, Collegium Pharmaceutical, Inc Novel Compounds and Treatments for Pain: Opioids and the Alternatives SMi’s 22nd Pain Therapeutics Conference will cover the leading advances in pain therapeutics, exploring late development clinical trials, novel treatments for chronic conditions, technology collaboration treatments, using VR and Medical Devices […]

  • Teva will appeal opioid liability ruling in New York trial

    The jury in a new York trial has found that Teva Pharmaceuticals played a role in fuelling the opioid crisis in the US, and should be held liable for damages, which will be decided later. The decision came after eight days of deliberation by the jurors, and almost six months of legal jousting between the […]