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Summary for Patent: 5,116,615
Title: Method for treating benign prostatic hypertrophy
Abstract:The invention provides a composition and method for treating benign prostatic hypertropy in mammals so as to cause the dissolution and regression of hypertrophied prostatic tissue and thereby provide relief from the obstructive symptoms associated with the disease. The present composition preferably comprises a sterile pyrogen-free solution of the hydrolytic enzymes collagenase and hyaluronidase, a nonionic surfactant, and an antibiotic; all provided, in a pharmaceutically acceptable, buffered, isotonic, aqueous carrier. The present method preferably comprises the direct intraprostatic injection of a safe and therapeutically effective dose of the composition via the transurethral route of administration.
Inventor(s): Gokcen; Muharrem (Minneapolis, MN), Guy; Terry J. (Chaska, MN)
Assignee: Immunolytics, Inc. (Minneapolis, MN)
Application Number:07/707,628
Patent Claims:see list of patent claims

Details for Patent 5,116,615

Applicant Tradename Biologic Ingredient Dosage Form BLA Number Approval Date Patent No. Assignee Estimated Patent Expiration Status Orphan Source
Smith And Nephew SANTYL collagenase OINTMENT;TOPICAL 101995 001 1965-06-04 ⤷  Free Forever Trial Immunolytics, Inc. (Minneapolis, MN) 2009-05-26 RX search
Microbix Biosystems KINLYTIC urokinase INJECTABLE;INJECTION 021846 003 1978-01-16 ⤷  Free Forever Trial Immunolytics, Inc. (Minneapolis, MN) 2009-05-26 DISCN search
Microbix Biosystems KINLYTIC urokinase INJECTABLE;INJECTION 021846 002 1978-01-16 ⤷  Free Forever Trial Immunolytics, Inc. (Minneapolis, MN) 2009-05-26 DISCN search
Microbix Biosystems KINLYTIC urokinase INJECTABLE;INJECTION 021846 001 1978-01-16 ⤷  Free Forever Trial Immunolytics, Inc. (Minneapolis, MN) 2009-05-26 DISCN search
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