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CUPERTINO, Calif., April 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- DURECT Corporation (Nasdaq: DRRX) announced today that its licensee, King Pharmaceuticals (NYSE: KG), has begun a Phase IIb clinical trial to evaluate ELADUR(TM) (TRANSDUR(TM)-Bupivacaine) for the treatment of chronic low back pain.
Giving a local anesthetic during a Caesarean section helps manage pain after the operation and can reduce consumption of painkillers, according to Cochrane Researchers.
Researchers at Children's Hospital Boston have developed a slow-release anesthetic drug-delivery system that could potentially revolutionize treatment of pain during and after surgery, and may also have a large impact on chronic pain management.
By Ernst, Dennis J Throughout human history, pain and its alleviation have been at the heart of healthcare. The cruel irony is that sometimes we have to inflict a little pain to prevent an appreciable amount of pain. Such is the case with phlebotomy.
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