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Details for Patent: 6,444,708

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Summary for Patent: 6,444,708

Title: Treatment using venlafaxine
Abstract:This invention provides a method of treating obesity, generalized anxiety disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder, late luteal phase disphoric disorder (premenstrual syndrome), attention deficit disorder, with and without hyperactivity, Gilles de la Tourette syndrome, bulimia nervosa or Shy Drager Syndrome in a mammal by administering to the mammal an effective amount of a hydroxycycloalkanephenethyl amine of the following structural formula: ##STR1## in which A is a moiety of the formula ##STR2## where the dotted line represents optional unsaturation; R.sub.1 is hydrogen or alkyl; R.sub.2 is alkyl; R.sub.4 is hydrogen, alkyl, formyl, or alkanol; R.sub.5 and R.sub.6 are, independently, hydrogen, hydroxyl, alkyl, alkoxy, alkanoyloxy, cyano, nitro, alkylmercapto, amino, alkylamino, dialkylamino, alkanamido, halo, trifluoromethyl, or taken together, methylene dioxy; R.sub.7 is hydrogen or alkyl; and n is 0, 1, 2, 3, or 4; or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof.
Inventor(s): Rudolph; Richard L. (Berwyn, PA), Derivan; Albert T. (Villanova, PA), Upton; G. Virginia (Radnor, PA)
Assignee: Wyeth (Madison, NJ)
Application Number:09/769,998
Patent Claim Types:
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Use; Compound; Composition; Dosage form;
Patent Metrics:
Source: PatentQuant.com
Field: Pharmaceuticals
Back Citations: 13th percentile
Forward Citations: 3rd percentile
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6,444,708 September 03, 2014

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