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2011-04-21 13:15:00

SAN MATEO, Calif., April 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- NeurogesX, Inc. (NASDAQ: NGSX), a biopharmaceutical company focused on developing and commercializing novel pain management therapies, announced today that it will host an investor day on Friday, April 29, 2011, from 8:15 am - 11:00 am EDT at The New York Palace Hotel in New York. As part of the presentation, management will announce and review results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2011. The Investor Day will be webcast live...

2011-03-30 15:05:00

SAN MATEO, Calif., March 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Recent Highlights: Qutenza(®) (capsaicin) 8% patch launch in US by NeurogesX sales force drives early adoption by large US institutions; 238 hospitals purchased as of 4Q10, up 54% from 3Q10 Medicare Part B coverage confirmed Q4 2010 revenue totaled $2.3 million including $0.5 million U.S. Qutenza product revenue EU launch by Astellas advancing, with Qutenza available in 17 countries at December 31, 2010 NGX-1998 Phase 2...

2011-02-28 16:21:00

SAN MATEO, Calif., Feb. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- NeurogesX, Inc. (Nasdaq: NGSX), a biopharmaceutical company focused on developing and commercializing novel pain management therapies, announced today that Anthony DiTonno, President and Chief Executive Officer, is scheduled to present at three upcoming investor conferences: The Citi 2011 Global Health Care Conference, March 1 - 3, in New York, NY; The Cowen and Company 31st Annual Health Care Conference, March 7 - 9, in Boston, MA; and The...

2011-02-28 07:05:00

STAINES, England, February 28, 2011 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- - Decision to Reimburse Qutenza(TM) (capsaicin 8% w/w dermal patch) by Sweden's Dental and Pharmaceutical Benefits Agency (Tand-och Lakemedelsformansverket) Gives new Option to Patients Living With Difficult-to-Treat Condition Patients in Sweden living with peripheral neuropathic pain are set to gain access to a new treatment option which can provide pain relief for up to three months following a single 30- or...

2011-02-09 07:30:00

SAN MATEO, Calif., Feb. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- NeurogesX, Inc. (Nasdaq: NGSX), a biopharmaceutical company focused on developing and commercializing novel pain management therapies, today announced it will hold a conference call on February 14, 2011 at 4:30 p.m. ET (1:30 p.m. PT) to provide an update on the U.S. commercial launch of Qutenza® (capsaicin) 8% patch for the management of neuropathic pain associated with postherpetic neuralgia (PHN). NeurogesX will highlight...

2011-02-09 06:48:00

PRINCETON, N.J., Feb. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Protect Pharmaceutical Corporation (OTC Bulletin Board: PRTT) announced today that it has completed the sale of two patents and patents-applications to Grunenthal GmbH, a German specialty pharmaceutical company that is a pioneer in pain drug discovery and research. The patent portfolio includes innovative pain drugs that address the large and underserved pain market. Ram Sesha, Protect's Chief Operating Officer, said, "We are very happy to see...

2011-02-08 19:51:00

SAN MATEO, Calif., Feb. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- NeurogesX, Inc. (Nasdaq: NGSX), a biopharmaceutical company focused on developing and commercializing novel pain management therapies, announced today that Anthony DiTonno, President and Chief Executive Officer, is scheduled to present at two upcoming conferences in New York, New York: the 13th Annual BIO CEO & Investor Conference, to be held February 14-15, 2011 at the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel; and the Leerink Swann Hot Topics in...

2011-01-12 14:08:20

Vaccination for herpes zoster, a painful rash commonly known as shingles, among a large group of older adults was associated with a reduced risk of this condition, regardless of age, race or the presence of chronic diseases, according to a study in the January 12 issue of JAMA. "The pain of herpes zoster is often disabling and can last for months or even years, a complication termed postherpetic neuralgia. Approximately 1 million episodes of herpes zoster occur in the United States annually,...

2010-11-24 08:00:00

SAN MATEO, Calif., Nov. 24, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- NeurogesX, Inc. (Nasdaq: NGSX), a biopharmaceutical company focused on developing and commercializing novel pain management therapies, today announced that the board of directors has voted to expand the size of the Company's board from six to seven members with the appointment of Steven Nelson, effective November 17, 2010. Steven Nelson currently serves as chief executive officer of UnitedHealthcare's West Region. In this role...

2010-11-19 08:00:00

SAN MATEO, Calif., Nov. 19, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- NeurogesX, Inc. (Nasdaq: NGSX), a biopharmaceutical company focused on developing and commercializing novel pain management therapies, today announced that the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has granted a unique, Level II Health Care Common Procedural Coding System (Level II HCPCS), commonly referred to as a J-code, for Qutenza® (capsaicin) 8% patch. J-codes are used by providers to bill Medicare Part B,...


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2011-01-24 12:56:26

Herpes zoster (or zoster), is known as shingles or zona and is a viral disease characterized by painful skin rash with blisters in a limited area on one side of the body. Initial infection causes chickenpox. Once chickenpox is over the virus remains in the body and can cause shingles. It can become latent in the nerve cell bodies and sometimes in the dorsal root, cranial nerve, or autonomic ganglion. Years after initial infection, another breakout can cause a painful rash. The rash usually...

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