Chapter 16. Other Pharmacological Options (Botulinum, Cimetidine, Glucosamine)

  1. Gary J. McCleane MD, FFARCSI, DA, DipIMC, Dip Pain Mang Consultant in Pain Management

Published Online: 30 JAN 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444300796.ch16

Pain Management: Expanding the Pharmacological Options

Pain Management: Expanding the Pharmacological Options

How to Cite

McCleane, G. J. (2009) Other Pharmacological Options (Botulinum, Cimetidine, Glucosamine) , in Pain Management: Expanding the Pharmacological Options, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444300796.ch16

Author Information

  1. Rampark Pain Centre, Lurgan, Northern Ireland, Ireland

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 JAN 2009
  2. Published Print: 6 JUN 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405178235

Online ISBN: 9781444300796

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Keywords:

  • adenosine receptors in peripheral and central nervous systems;
  • Baclofen in muscle spasm treatment;
  • Botulinum toxin for treatment of cervical dystonia, blepharospasm;
  • cimetidine for its anti-ulcer effect;
  • glucosamine - precursor in proteoglycan synthesis;
  • intrathecal hyaluronidase in arachnoiditis treatment;
  • clinical use suggesting merit with their use

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Adenosine

  • Baclofen

  • Botulinum toxin

  • Cimetidine

  • Clonazepam

  • Glucosamine

  • Hyaluronidase

  • Conclusions

  • Bibliography