Mirogabalin and emerging therapies for diabetic neuropathy

Javed, Saad, Alam, Uazman ORCID: 0000-0002-3190-1122 and Malik, Rayaz A
(2018) Mirogabalin and emerging therapies for diabetic neuropathy. JOURNAL OF PAIN RESEARCH, 11. pp. 1559-1566.

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There are currently no approved disease-modifying therapies for diabetic neuropathy, and there are only 3 US Food and Drug Administration-approved therapies (pregabalin, duloxetine, and tapentadol) for painful diabetic neuropathy. They each have moderate efficacy with adverse effects limiting optimal dose titration. There is a considerable need for new therapies for the management of painful diabetic neuropathy. We reviewed the potential role of mirogabalin, which like gabapentin and pregabalin modulates the alpha-2/delta-1 subunit of the voltage-gated calcium channel, allowing the influx of calcium and release of neurotransmitters at the synaptic cleft in the central nervous system and spinal cord. It has shown efficacy and good tolerability in a Phase II study in diabetic painful neuropathy and based on the results of two Phase III clinical trials in diabetic painful neuropathy and post-herpetic neuralgia, Daiichi Sankyo submitted a marketing application for neuropathic pain in Japan in February 2018. We have also reviewed potential new therapies, currently in Phase II clinical trials that may modify disease and/or relieve neuropathic pain through novel modes of action.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: diabetic neuropathy, painful diabetic neuropathy, treatment, mirogabalin
Depositing User: Symplectic Admin
Date Deposited: 10 Sep 2018 06:56
Last Modified: 19 Jan 2023 01:24
DOI: 10.2147/JPR.S145999
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URI: https://livrepository.liverpool.ac.uk/id/eprint/3025952