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Summary for Patent: 4,438,138
|Title:||Reduction of cholesterol with meta-chloro .alpha.-t-butylaminopropiophenone|
|Abstract:||A method of treatment for reducing cholesterol in humans by the administration of the compound of the formula I ##STR1## or a pharmaceutically acceptable acid addition salt thereof in a non-toxic, effective therapeutic amount (calculated as base) to a human in need thereof.|
|Inventor(s):||Stern; Warren C. (Raleigh, NC)|
|Assignee:||Burroughs Wellcome Co. (Research Triangle Park, NC)|
1. A method of reducing cholesterol levels in a human in need thereof, which comprises administering to said human an effective, non-toxic, cholesterol-lowering amount of a compound of
the formula (I) ##STR3## or a pharmaceutically acceptable acid addition salt thereof.
2. The method of claim 1 in which a pharmaceutically acceptable acid addition salt thereof is administered.
3. The method of claim 2 in which the salt is the hydrochloride salt.
4. The method of claim 1, 2 or 3 in which the compound or salt is administered in a pharmaceutically acceptable carrier therefor.
5. The method of claim 1, 2, or 3 in which the compound or salt is administered orally.
6. The method of claim 5 in which the compound or salt is administered in a pharmaceutically acceptable carrier therefor.
7. The method of claim 1, 2, or 3 in which the human has an initial cholesterol level greater than 250 mg/100 ml serum.
8. The method of claim 1, 2, or 3 in which the human has an above normal cholesterol level.
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