Therapeutic potential and the critical site of action of non-addicting glibenclamide in neuropathic pain
J. Marc Simard
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April 2020 -
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BACKGROUND: Almost half of Veterans experience chronic pain, which is disproportionately greater than the 25 million Americans in the civilian population who suffer from significant chronic pain. Chronic pain is a common sequela of military- and terror-related injuries. The majority of battlefield wounds involve injuries to exposed limbs, resulting in high rates of neuropathic pain caused by damage to a peripheral nerve. Opioid use disorder and the ongoing “opioid epidemic” are driven in part by...