Context: NK3 receptor (“NK3”; TACR3) signaling is implicated in the etiology of hot flashes by the clinical pharmacology of neurokinin B (NKB) [
], neuroanatomical evidence for hypertrophy of NKB-expressing neurons in menopausal women [
- Jayasena C.N.
- et al.
Sci Rep. 2015; 5https://doi.org/10.1038/srep08466
], and association between risk of vasomotor symptoms and genetic variation in TACR3 [
- Rance N.E.
Peptides. 2009; 30: 111-122https://doi.org/10.106/j.peptides.2008.05.016
]. Fezolinetant is an NK3 antagonist demonstrated to safely modulate hormone biomarkers in premenopausal women [
- Crandall C.J.
- et al.
Menopause. 2016; https://doi.org/10.1097/GME.0000000000000763
]. Here, we present clinical trial results for fezolinetant in the treatment of menopausal hot flashes (“HF”).
- Fraser G.L.
- et al.
J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2016; https://doi.org/10.1210/jc.2015-3621
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- Sci Rep. 2015; 5https://doi.org/10.1038/srep08466
- Peptides. 2009; 30: 111-122https://doi.org/10.106/j.peptides.2008.05.016
- Menopause. 2016; https://doi.org/10.1097/GME.0000000000000763
- J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2016; https://doi.org/10.1210/jc.2015-3621
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