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Patent: 9,468,676

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Summary for Patent: 9,468,676
Title:Antagonists of IL-6 to prevent or treat thrombosis
Abstract: The present invention is directed to therapeutic methods using IL-6 antagonists such as antibodies and fragments thereof having binding specificity for IL-6 to prevent or treat thrombosis or hypercoagulation in patients having, or at risk of developing, diseases associated with abnormal blood coagulation or fibrinolysis and/or patients which are at increased risk or are being treated by a regimen that renders the patient at increased susceptibility to hypercoagulation or thrombosis such as patients who have previously had a stroke or heart attack or persons on a treatment regimen with a drug or chemotherapy and/or radiation that is associated with increased risk of thrombosis or hypercoagulation. In preferred embodiments these patients will comprise those exhibiting elevated D-dimer or other coagulation cascade related proteins and optionally will further exhibit elevated C reactive protein prior to treatment. The subject therapies also may include the administration of other actives such as chemotherapeutics, anti-coagulants, statins, et al.
Inventor(s): Smith; Jeffrey T. L. (Bellevue, WA)
Application Number:13/511,390
Patent Claims:see list of patent claims

Details for Patent 9,468,676

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Bausch Health Us, Llc IPRIVASK desirudin For Injection 021271 2003-04-04 ⤷  Try it Free 2029-11-24
Janssen Biotech, Inc. REOPRO abciximab Injection 103575 1994-12-22 ⤷  Try it Free 2029-11-24
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