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Patent: 6,670,384

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Summary for Patent: 6,670,384
Title: Methods of administering epothilone analogs for the treatment of cancer
Abstract:A process for formulating certain epothilone analogs for parenteral administration is disclosed wherein the analog is dissolved in a mixture of at least 50% by volume tertiary-butanol in water, the mixture is lyophilized, the resulting lyophilized product is packaged in one vial with a sufficient amount of solvent comprising anhydrous ethanol and a suitable nonionic surfactant in a second vial. All steps are carried out with protection from light. In use, the contents of the second or diluent vial are added to the lyophilized product and mixed to constitute the epothilone analog and the resulting solution is diluted with a suitable diluent to produce a solution for intravenous injection containing the epothilone analog in a concentration of from about 0.1 mg/mL to about 0.9 mg/mL. A preferred surfactant is polyethoxylated castor oil and a preferred diluent is Lactated Ringer\'s Injection.
Inventor(s): Bandyopadhyay; Rebanta (Portage, MI), Malloy; Timothy M. (Yardley, PA), Panaggio; Andrea (West Windsor, NJ), Raghavan; Krishnaswamy Srinivas (Cranbury, NJ), Varia; Sailesh Amilal (Princeton Junction, NJ)
Assignee: Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (Princeton, NJ)
Application Number:10/055,653
Patent Claims:see list of patent claims

Details for Patent 6,670,384

Applicant Tradename Biologic Ingredient Dosage Form BLA Number Approval Date Patent No. Assignee Estimated Patent Expiration Status Orphan Source
Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp. ZOSTAVAX zoster vaccine live INJECTION, POWDER, LYOPHILIZED, FOR SUSPENSION 125123 001 2006-05-25   Start Trial Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (Princeton, NJ) 2021-01-25 search
Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp. ZOSTAVAX zoster vaccine live INJECTION, POWDER, LYOPHILIZED, FOR SUSPENSION 125123 1 2006-05-25   Start Trial Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (Princeton, NJ) 2021-01-25 search
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