Search Results - Therapeutics > Analgesics

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Antipsychotic Drugs to Reduce the Abuse Liability of Opioids
This invention is a novel use of “atypical” antipsychotic drugs in combination with opioids to reduce the abuse potential of the opioid pain medication. The abuse potential is reduced by inhibiting the stimulation of the reward center in the brain.Background:The global pain market is estimated to reach $21.6 billion USD in 2022 and an e...
Published: 8/14/2018   |   Inventor(s): Daniel Lodge, Alan Frazer
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Category(s): Clinical Specialty > Neurology, Clinical Specialty > Pain Management, Therapeutics > Analgesics
Methods to Produce Novel Analgesic Drugs
UT Health San Antonio seeks to partner with a company interested in developing non-opioid analgesics by exploiting a newly discovered mechanism involved in the pathology of pain. The mechanism also appears to be active in shock and inflammation, therefore therapeutics with the potential to delay the onset of refractory shock and decrease inflammat...
Published: 5/4/2015   |   Inventor(s): Kenneth Hargreaves, Amol Patwardhan, Armen Akopian
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Category(s): Therapeutics > Analgesics
Use of Capsazepine and Analogs for Treatment of Cancer
A UT Health San Antonio scientist has discovered that local intra-tumoral injection of Capsazepine offers an effective treatment to reduce tumor cell proliferation in solid tumors. Capsazepine is a known, off-patent, analog of Capsaicin that has been proposed and studied as a TRPV1 antagonist for treatment of pain. Background:Capsazepine and anal...
Published: 4/16/2015   |   Inventor(s): Cara Gonzales
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Category(s): Therapeutics > Analgesics