Patent Number: 6,166,085

Title: Method of producing analgesia

Abstract: The invention relates to methods of producing analgesia, particularly in the treatment-of-acute and persistent pain and neuropathic pain. The compound 2(ethylamino)-N-(3-hydroxy-2,6-dimethylphenyl) acetamide, or 3-hydroxymonoethylglycinexylidide (3-hydroxy MEGX), is shown to provide analgesia in settings of acute, persistent and neuropathic pain.

Inventors: Chaplan; Sandra Reading (San Diego, CA), Bach; Flemming Winther (Aarhus, DK), Yaksh; Tony Lee (San Diego, CA)

Assignee: The Regents of the University of California

International Classification: A61K 31/167 (20060101); A61K 31/445 (20060101); A61K 031/52 ()

Expiration Date: 12/26/2017