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Summary for Patent: 9,724,340
Title:Antitussive compositions and methods
Abstract: Disclosed herein are compositions which include nicotinic receptor agonists, specifically of the .alpha.7 nAChR subtype, and methods for suppressing cough.
Inventor(s): Liang; Jing (New York, NY), Dicpinigaitis; Peter (Armonk, NY), Canning; Brendan (Baltimore, MD), Devita; Robert (Westfield, NJ)
Assignee: Attenua, Inc. (New York, NY)
Application Number:15/208,266
Patent Claims:1. A method of suppressing cough in a subject comprising administering to the subject in need thereof a therapeutically effective amount of (2S,3R)--N-(2-((3-pyridinyl)methyl)-1-azabicyclo[2.2.2]oct-3-yl)benzofura- n-2-carboxamide or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof.

2. The method of claim 1 wherein the pharmaceutically acceptable salt is the hydrochloride salt.

3. The method of claim 1 further comprising administering to said subject one or more additional pharmaceutically active ingredients chosen from antitussives other than nicotine or a derivative thereof, antipyretics, expectorants, mucolytics, nasal decongestants, antihistamines, opioid analgesics, or non-opiate analgesics.

4. The method of claim 3 wherein the antitussive is chosen from ambroxol, apomorphine hydrochloride, beechwood creosote, benzonatate, camphor ethanedisulfonate, caramiphen edisylate, carbetapentane citrate, chlophendianol hydrochloride, codeine, codeine phosphate, codeine sulfate, dextromethorphan, dextromethorphan hydrobromide, diphenhydramine, diphenhydramine hydrochloride, fentanyl, fentanyl citrate, hydrocodone, hydromorphone hydrochloride, levorphanol tartrate, menthol, methadone hydrochloride, morphine, morphine sulfate, noscapine, noscapine hydrochloride, oxycodone hydrochloride, oxymorphone hydrochloride or zinc gluconate.

5. The method of claim 3 wherein the expectorant is chosen from acetylcysteine, ammonium carbonate, ammonium chloride, antimony potassium tartrate, glycerin, guaifenesin, potassium iodide, sodium citrate, terpin hydrate, or tolu balsam.

6. The method of claim 3 wherein the mucolytic is chosen from acetylcysteine, ambroxol, bromhexine, carbocisteine, domiodol, dornase alfa, eprazinone, erdosteine, letosteine, mesna, neltenexine, sobrerol, stepronin, or tiopronin.

7. The method of claim 3 wherein the nasal decongestant is chosen from ephedrine, ephedrine hydrochloride, ephedrine sulfate, epinephrine bitartrate, hydroxyamphetamine hydrobromide, mephentermine sulfate, methoxamine hydrochloride, naphazoline hydrochloride, oxymetalozine hydrochloride, phenylpropanolamine hydrochloride, propylhexedrine, psuedoephedrine hydrochloride, tetrahydrozoline hydrochloride, or xylometazoline hydrochloride.

8. The method of claim 3 wherein the antihistamine is chosen from antazoline, azatadine, brompheniramine, brompheniramine mepyramine, carbinoxamine, chlorcyclizine, chlorpheniramine, chlorpheniramine, clemastine, cyclizine, cyproheptadine, dexchlorpheniramine, dimenhydrinate, dimetindene, diphenhydramine, diphenhydramine, doxylamine, doxylamine, hydroxyzine, ketotifen, meclizine, pheniramine, promethazine, trimeprazine, or triprolidine.

9. The method of claim 3 wherein the opioid analgesic is chosen from codeine, diphenoxylate, fentanyl, hydrocodone, hydromorphone, levorphanol, meperidine, methadone, morphine, oxycodone, oxymorphone, or propoxyphene.

10. The method of claim 3 wherein the non-opioid analgesic is chosen from acetaminophen, aspirin, ibuprofen, or naproxen.

11. The method of claim 3 wherein (2S,3R)--N-(2-((3-pyridinyl)methyl)-1-azabicyclo[2.2.2]oct-3-yl)benzofura- n-2-carboxamide is administered in the form of a capsule, elixir, fast-melt strip, gum, lozenge, liquid, lotion, nasal-inhaled spray, oral-inhaled spray, orally disintegrating tablet, syrup, tablet, or transdermal patch.

12. The method as recited in claim 1 wherein the subject is a human.

13. The method of claim 1 wherein (2S,3R)--N-(2-((3-pyridinyl)methyl)-1-azabicyclo[2.2.2]oct-3-yl)benzofura- n-2-carboxamide is administered once a day.

14. The method of claim 1 wherein (2S,3R)--N-(2-((3-pyridinyl)methyl)-1-azabicyclo[2.2.2]oct-3-yl)benzofura- n-2-carboxamide is administered twice a day.

15. The method of claim 1 wherein (2S,3R)--N-(2-((3-pyridinyl)methyl)-1-azabicyclo[2.2.2]oct-3-yl)benzofura- n-2-carboxamide is administered at least three times a day.

16. The method of claim 1 wherein the cough is a symptom of one or more conditions chosen from sneezing, rhinorrhea, nasal obstruction, nasal congestion, nasal pruritus, rhinorrhea, allergies, allergic vasomotor rhinitis (hay fever), seasonal allergic vasomotor rhinitis, perennial allergic vasomotor rhinitis, a respiratory disease, a cold, acute bronchitis, chronic bronchitis, asthmatic bronchitis, bronchiectasis, pneumonia, lung tuberculosis, silicosis, silicotuberculosis, pulmonary cancer, upper respiratory inflammation, pharyngitis, laryngitis, nasal catarrh, asthma, bronchial asthma, infantile asthma, pulmonary emphysema, pneumoconiosis, pulmonary fibrosis, pulmonary silicosis, pulmonary suppuration, pleuritis, tonsillitis, cough hives, post-viral cough, gastreoesophageal reflux disease, post-nasal drip, nasal congestion, sinusitis, whooping cough or the cough results from a procedure chosen from a bronchography or a bronchoscopy.

17. The method of claim 1 wherein the cough is acute.

18. The method of claim 1 wherein the cough is chronic.

19. The method of claim 1 wherein (2S,3R)--N-(2-((3-pyridinyl)methyl)-1-azabicyclo[2.2.2]oct-3-yl)benzofura- n-2-carboxamide is administered orally or by intramuscular injection, subcutaneous injection, intraperitoneal injection, intrathecal, sublingualmal.

20. A method of suppressing or reducing cough by orally consuming a cough suppressing or reducing amount of (2S,3R)--N-(2-((3-pyridinyl)methyl)-1-azabicyclo[2.2.2]oct-3-yl)benzofura- n-2-carboxamide or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof.

Details for Patent 9,724,340

Applicant Tradename Biologic Ingredient Dosage Form BLA Number Approval Date Patent No. Assignee Estimated Patent Expiration Status Orphan Source
Genentech PULMOZYME dornase alfa VIAL 103532 001 1993-12-30   Start Trial Attenua, Inc. (New York, NY) 2035-07-31 RX Orphan search
>Applicant >Tradename >Biologic Ingredient >Dosage Form >BLA >Number >Approval Date >Patent No. >Assignee >Estimated Patent Expiration >Status >Orphan >Source

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