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Monoterpenoids: The Next Frontier in the Treatment of Chronic Pain?

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Department of Pharmacology and Pharmaceutical Sciences, School of Pharmacy, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90089, USA
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Dipartimento di Scienze della Salute, Università “Magna Græcia” di Catanzaro, 88100 Catanzaro, Italy
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J 2020, 3(2), 195-214; https://doi.org/10.3390/j3020016
Received: 27 April 2020 / Revised: 22 May 2020 / Accepted: 26 May 2020 / Published: 28 May 2020
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Pain and Chronic Pain)
Ointments and lotions from natural extracts have a long tradition of being used in folk medicines against pain conditions. Monoterpenoids are among the major constituents of several natural topical remedies. The field of chronic pain is one of the most investigated for new active molecular entities. This review will discuss several molecular mechanisms against which monoterpenoids have been proven to be good candidates for the topical treatment of chronic pain. View Full-Text
Keywords: monoterpenoids; pain chemokine cycle; interleukin-17; topical treatment; transient receptor potential (TRP) cation channels monoterpenoids; pain chemokine cycle; interleukin-17; topical treatment; transient receptor potential (TRP) cation channels
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Perri, F.; Coricello, A.; Adams, J.D. Monoterpenoids: The Next Frontier in the Treatment of Chronic Pain? J 2020, 3, 195-214. https://doi.org/10.3390/j3020016

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Perri F, Coricello A, Adams JD. Monoterpenoids: The Next Frontier in the Treatment of Chronic Pain? J. 2020; 3(2):195-214. https://doi.org/10.3390/j3020016

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Perri, Filomena, Adriana Coricello, and James D. Adams 2020. "Monoterpenoids: The Next Frontier in the Treatment of Chronic Pain?" J 3, no. 2: 195-214. https://doi.org/10.3390/j3020016

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