Chapter 8. Topical Glutamate Receptor Antagonists

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

Published Online: 30 JAN 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444300796.ch8

Pain Management: Expanding the Pharmacological Options

Pain Management: Expanding the Pharmacological Options

How to Cite

McCleane, G. J. (2009) Topical Glutamate Receptor Antagonists, in Pain Management: Expanding the Pharmacological Options, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444300796.ch8

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:

  • topical glutamate receptor antagonists;
  • peripherally applied ketamine and analgesic effects;
  • peripherally applied glutamate receptor antagonists and pain-reducing effect;
  • ionotropic and metabotropic glutamate receptors;
  • excitatory and inhibitory influences on peripheral nerve activity by mediators;
  • multiple glutamate receptors expressed on peripheral nerve terminals;
  • NMDA and non-NMDA glutamate receptor agonists;
  • thermal injury in humans and subcutaneous injection of ketamine

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Human evidence

  • Bibliography