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Pain Management Treatment Market to Catapult by 2018

Pain Management Treatment Market to Catapult by 2018

NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwire) -- 03/11/13 -- cites in its newly published "Pain Management Treatment Markets" report that the pain management treatment market will catapult by 2018. For more information, visit:

Pain management drugs, or analgesics, can be categorized into three main modalities: acetaminophen, NSAIDs and opioids. Pain, meanwhile, can be categorized into four main modalities: acute, chronic, neuropathic and nociceptive. The pain management market is currently valued at $52 billion. Growing at a rate of 20%, the opioid segment will constitute a full 43% of the pain management market by 2018. Although the U.S. market will only increase modestly to $21.8 billion, it remains the largest market by far throughout the forecast period.

The "Pain Management Treatment Markets" report covers:

--  CGRP antagonists
--  CB2 agonists
--  Sodium channel modulators
--  Calcium channel modulators
--  NMDA antagonists
--  P2x receptors
--  Trp channels
--  TrpV1 blockers
--  FAAH inhibitors
--  Novel opioids
--  Extended release formulations
--  Transdermal formulations

The "Pain Management Treatment Markets" report examines companies manufacturing pain management equipment and supplies in the world. Companies covered include: Abbott, AcelRx, Acura, Afferent, Algiax, Arcion, Astellas, BioDelivery Sciences, Cara, Cephalon, Convergence, Cytogel, DURECT, Egalet, Eli Lilly, Endo, Gruenenthal, Hospira, iMed, Johnson & Johnson, KemPharm, Mallinckrodt, NeurAxon, NeurogesX, Newron, Novartis, Nuvo, Pacira, Pain Therapeutics, Pfizer, Purdue, QRx, Relevare, Relmada, Spinifex, Xenon, Xenoport, Zalicus and Zogenix.

Detailed charts with sales forecasts and marketshare data are included. For more information, visit:

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