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Summary for Patent: 5,916,923

Title: Venlafaxine for the treatment of generalized anxiety disorder
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 iervosa 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, aakyl, 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), Upton; G. Virginia (Radnor, PA)
Assignee: American Home Products Corporation (Madison, NJ)
Application Number:08/835,780
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Applicant Tradename Generic Name Dosage NDA Approval Date Type RLD Patent No. Patent Expiration Product Substance Delist Req. Patented / Exclusive Use
Wyeth Pharms Inc
EFFEXOR XR
venlafaxine hydrochloride
CAPSULE, EXTENDED RELEASE;ORAL020699Oct 20, 1997RXNo5,916,923*PED<disabled>
Wyeth Pharms Inc
EFFEXOR XR
venlafaxine hydrochloride
CAPSULE, EXTENDED RELEASE;ORAL020699Oct 20, 1997DISCNNo5,916,923*PED<disabled>
Wyeth Pharms Inc
EFFEXOR XR
venlafaxine hydrochloride
CAPSULE, EXTENDED RELEASE;ORAL020699Oct 20, 1997RXYes5,916,923*PED<disabled>
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International Patent Family for Patent: 5,916,923

Country Document Number Publication Date
6310101Oct 30, 2001
2001012855Aug 09, 2001
6444708Sep 03, 2002
2008176950Jul 24, 2008
2001053799Dec 20, 2001
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