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Title Capsaicin as a therapeutic molecule / Omar M.E. Abdel-Salam, editor
Published Basel : Springer, [2014]


Description 1 online resource
Series Progress in drug research ; volume 68
Progress in drug research ; v. 68.
Contents Capsaicin and Sensory Neurones: a Historical Perspective -- Pharmacology of the Capsaicin Receptor, Transient Receptor Potential Vanilloid Type 1 Ion Channel -- TRPV1 in the Central Nervous System: Synaptic Plasticity, Function and Pharmacological Implications -- Topical Capsaicin Formulations in the Management of Neuropathic Pain -- Capsaicin-Based Therapies for Pain Control -- Intranasal Capsaicin in Management of Non-allergic (Vasomotor) Rhinitis -- Capsaicin as an Anti-obesity Drug -- The Potential Antitumour Effects of Capsaicin -- Capsaicin as New Orally Applicable Gastroprotective and Therapeutic Drug Alone or in Combination with Non-Steroidal Anti-inflammatory Drugs in Human Healthy Subjects and in Patients -- Calcitonin Gene-Related Peptide as Target of Capsaicin Receptor in the Gut -- Capsaicin for Osteoarthritis Pain -- The Role of Capsaicin in Dermatology -- Use of Vanilloids in Urologic Disorders
Summary This volume provides an up-to-date account of the achievements pertaining to the application of capsaicin and capsaicin-like molecules in the therapy of various human ailments such as pain, non-allergic rhinitis, obesity, tumors, and gastrointestinal, dermatologic, and urologic disorders. It discusses the basic functions of the capsaicin receptor (TRPV1), its mechanisms of action, and its role in physiological and pathological processes. The text focuses on the most recent progress in the use of capsaicin and capsaicin-like molecules as a therapeutic agent and highlights potential pharmaceutical implications of further TRPV1 research. The chapters are written by noted experts in their fields of endeavor. This book offers both clinicians and researchers valuable resource and reference material on the subject that will stimulate future research
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Capsaicin -- Therapeutic use
Capsaicin -- Physiological effect
Capsaicin -- therapeutic use
HEALTH & FITNESS -- Diseases -- General.
MEDICAL -- Clinical Medicine.
MEDICAL -- Diseases.
MEDICAL -- Evidence-Based Medicine.
MEDICAL -- Internal Medicine.
Capsaicin -- Physiological effect
Capsaicin -- Therapeutic use
Form Electronic book
Author Abdel-Salam, Omar M. E., editor
ISBN 9783034808286