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2024 Jun 07

Biomed Pharmacother



The TREK-1 potassium channel is involved in both the analgesic and anti-proliferative effects of riluzole in bone cancer pain.


Delanne-Cuménal M, Lamoine S, Meleine M, Aissouni Y, Prival L, Fereyrolles M, Barbier J, Cercy C, Boudieu L, Schopp J, Lazdunski M, Eschalier A, Lolignier S, Busserolles J


The metastasis of tumors into bone tissue typically leads to intractable pain that is both very disabling and particularly difficult to manage. We investigated here whether riluzole could have beneficial effects for the treatment of prostate cancer-induced bone pain and how it could influence the development of bone metastasis.