NetworkNewsWire Announces Publication that Highlights Pain-Reducing Combination Therapies by Specialty Pharma Companies

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - Mar 31, 2017) -  NetworkNewsWire ("NNW"), a multifaceted financial news and publishing company, today announces the publication of an editorial featuring India Globalization Capital, Inc. (NYSE MKT: IGC), an NNW client positioned as a first mover in developing a portfolio of products using cannabis-based combination therapies for the treatment of pain and other conditions.

The publication, entitled, "Pain-Reducing Combination Therapies Proving Successful thanks to Innovative, Specialty Pharma Players," discusses several companies that are developing combination therapies for pain reduction as an alternative to opioids.

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"It has been found that the market for effective acute pain management in the form of combined therapies outside of the hospital setting exceeds more than 200 million prescriptions yearly. While products such as opioid analgesic combinations make up the bulk of the market, the products have significant side-effects, including sedations, dizziness, respiratory problems, substance abuse, euphoria, vomiting, and nausea. Hence, there is a vast market for combined therapies that are able to manage acute pain without producing the negative and uncomfortable side effects.

"Cannabis pharma company India Globalization Capital (IGC) has carved an impressive course in the combination therapy market as a 'first mover' to combine existing drugs with cannabis. IGC recently filed a patent for a formulation that the company claims will reduce the side effects of single drugs by combining them with a cannabinoid. In particular, IGC has filed for a provisional patent for the treatment of several eating disorders that uses a combination of compounds and cannabis extracts. The combo therapy is ear-marked for both veterinary and human consumption."

About IGC
In the United States, we develop cannabis-based therapies. IGC has assembled a portfolio of patent filings that encompasses the indications of Pain, Seizures, Epilepsy, and Cachexia using phytocannabinoids. We are based in Bethesda, Maryland.

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