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FDA approves Lyrica (Pfizer) for management of pain associated with Spinal Cord Injury

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Last updated:22nd Jun 2012
Published:22nd Jun 2012
Source: Pharmawand
The FDA has approved the use of Lyrica (pregabalin) capsules CV from Pfizer for the management of Neuropathic Pain associated with Spinal Cord Injury. Lyrica received a priority review designation for this new indication from the FDA. More than 100,000 patients � approximately 40 percent of the 270,000 patients with Spinal Cord Injury in the United States - suffer from this chronic, complex pain condition. Neuropathic pain associated with Spinal Cord Injury can be severely debilitating and may significantly hinder rehabilitation and the ability to regain function.

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