ZICONOTIDE - INJECTION
Common Brand Name(s): Prialt
Phonetic Pronunciation: (zico-NO-tide)
Information last revised November 2010
This medication is a non-narcotic pain reliever that is used to treat ongoing pain when other treatments or medications cannot control your pain. Ziconotide works by blocking the nerves in the spinal cord that send pain signals. It decreases ongoing pain caused by cancer, AIDS, failed back surgery, multiple sclerosis, neuropathy, and other causes.
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