Drug manufacturer to launch commercial version of ‘natural painkiller’ Palmitoylethanolamide (PEA)

A large U.S. pharmaceutical company is preparing to go to market with a mass-produced commercial version of a natural pain management supplement that compounding pharmacies in Australia have been providing to integrative doctors and their patients for many years – Palmitoylethanolamide, or PEA. In November the drug manufacturer, Gencor, announced it had recently completed a […]

Integrative vet uses PEA to treat chronic pain in pets – with encouraging results

We recently received a call from a pet owner curious to learn more about a compound called palmitoyletanolaminde, or PEA for short. Her integrative vet, Steve Denley from Balance Veterinary Care based in south east Queensland suggested they give PEA to her dog after he saw one of our articles on the subject. We contacted […]

Forgotten pain-killing drug could fill gap in the market left by codeine crackdown

With codeine products no longer available over the counter at Australian chemists from today (1 Feb 2018), the compounding pharmacy sector may have a gentler, non-addictive answer for sufferers of chronic pain. The alternative pain-killing medication has a name that’s enough to cause you some additional pain – Palmitoylethanolamide. In clinical trials, this curious old […]

Palmitoyletanolaminde (PEA) – hope for sufferers of chronic pain

In recent years a new weapon in the battle against chronic pain has emerged, one with a name that’s enough to cause you some additional pain – Palmitoyletanolaminde. In clinical trials, this curious new compound has been shown to be very effective in the treatment of chronic pain with none of the debilitating side-effects commonly […]