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Patent: 7,745,402

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Summary for Patent: 7,745,402
Title:Method of treating pancreatitis
Abstract: The present invention provides a method of treating pancreatitis comprising administering to a human in need thereof an effective amount of hemin. The administration of hemin is preferably parenteral. In another aspect, the present invention provides a method of pancreatitis prophylaxis comprising administering to a human in need thereof an effective amount of hemin. In a still further aspect, the present invention contemplates a method of inducing an HO gene comprising administering to a human in need thereof an HO-inducing effective amount of hemin. Preferably, the HO gene is the HO-1 gene. In a still further aspect, the present invention contemplates a method of inducing an HO gene in leukocytes for recruitment to the pancreas to treat pancreatitis comprising administering to a human in need thereof an HO-inducing effective amount of hemin. In another embodiment, the present invention contemplates a method of inducing an HO gene in leukocytes for recruitment to the pancreas for prophylaxis of pancreatitis comprising administering to a human in need thereof an HO-inducing effective amount of hemin. In a yet further aspect, the present invention provides a method of ex vivo treatment of pancreatitis comprising providing peripheral blood leukocytes, followed by contact with hemin to form induced peripheral blood leukocytes then infusing the induced peripheral blood leukocytes into a human in need thereof.
Inventor(s): Omary; Bishr (Mountain View, CA), Collins; Stephen (Lake Forest, IL)
Assignee: Lundbeck Inc. (Deerfield, IL)
Application Number:11/542,522
Patent Claims:see list of patent claims

Details for Patent 7,745,402

Applicant Tradename Biologic Ingredient Dosage Form BLA Number Approval Date Patent No. Assignee Estimated Patent Expiration Status Orphan Source
Recordati Rare Diseases, Inc. PANHEMATIN hemin POWDER, FOR SOLUTION 101246 1 1983-07-20   Start Trial Lundbeck Inc. (Deerfield, IL) 2025-09-30 search
>Applicant >Tradename >Biologic Ingredient >Dosage Form >BLA >Number >Approval Date >Patent No. >Assignee >Estimated Patent Expiration >Status >Orphan >Source

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