What are some of the emerging novel analgesics in the pipeline for chronic pain?
There are a number of pharmacological agents with novel mechanisms in both preclinical and clinical development.
These agents target mechanisms that modulate pain at various levels of the nervous system.
Here is the table which lists the most promising emerging analgesics.
Emerging Novel Analgesics for Chronic Pain
T-type Calcium Channel Blockers
N-type Calcium Channel Blockers
Angiotensin II type 2 Receptor Antagonists
Selective Sodium Channel Blockers
TRPV1 Channel Antagonists
p38 Kinase Inhibitors
P2X Purinoreceptor Antagonists
NGF, Nerve growth factor; PAP, prostatic acid phosphatase; TRPV1, transient receptor potential cation channels, subfamily