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|Title:||Use of .alpha..sub.1C specific compounds to treat benign prostatic hyperlasia|
|Abstract:||A method of treating benign prostatic hyperplasia in a subject which comprises administering to the subject a therapeutically effective amount of a compound which binds to a human .alpha..sub.1C adrenergic receptor with a binding affinity greater than ten-fold higher than the binding affinity with which the compound binds to a human .alpha..sub.1A adrenergic receptor, a human .alpha..sub.1B adrenergic receptor, and a human histamine H.sub.1 receptor, and, binds to a human .alpha..sub.2 adrenergic receptor with a binding affinity which is greater than ten-fold lower than the binding affinity with which the compound binds to such .alpha..sub.1C adrenergic receptor. Compounds meeting these criteria are provided.|
|Inventor(s):||Gluchowski; Charles (Wayne, NJ), Forray; Carlos C. (Waldwick, NJ), Chiu; George (Bridgewater, NJ), Branchek; Theresa A. (Teaneck, NJ), Wetzel; John M. (Elmwood Park, NJ), Hartig; Paul R. (Princeton, NJ)|
|Assignee:||Synaptic Pharmaceutical Corporation (Paramus, NJ)|
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|Country||Document Number||Publication Date||Supplementary Protection Certificate||SPC Country||SPC Expiration|
|South Africa||9502763||Jan 05, 1996|
|European Patent Office||0758894||Feb 26, 1997|
|Australia||680457||Jul 31, 1997|
|Australia||2240495||Nov 10, 1995|
|European Patent Office||0667769||Feb 04, 1998|
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