Wildlife Art • Anatomy
NeurogesX Inc. is a pharmaceutical company which develops treatments for chronic peripheral neuropathic pain, including post-herpetic neuralgia, painful distal sensory polyneuropathy of HIV and painful diabetic neuropathy. QUTENZA ®, the drug for which this illustration was intended, is specifically prescribed for adults for neuropathic pain associated with post-herpetic neuralgia and diabetic peripheral foot neuropathy.
What is the connection between the polar bear and this medication you may ask? Basically, the beast represents uncomfortable neuropathic pain and the medication is what allows the pain to subside as if it were going into hibernation.