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Generated: January 19, 2018

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Claims for Patent: 4,647,591

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Summary for Patent: 4,647,591
Title: Method for improving memory
Abstract:Fluoxetine can be employed to improve memory in mammals and to treat amnesia.
Inventor(s): Cherkin; Arthur (Los Angeles, CA), Flood; James F. (Los Angeles, CA), Wong; David T. (Indianapolis, IN)
Assignee: Eli Lilly and Company (Indianapolis, IN)
Application Number:06/785,411
Patent Claims: 1. A method for improving memory in mammals comprising administering to a mammal in need of memory improvement fluoxetine or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof at a dose effective for improving memory.

2. The method of claim 1 wherein fluoxetine hydrochloride is administered to humans.

3. A method for treating amnesia comprising administering to a subject in need of treatment an anti-amnestic amount of fluoxetine or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof.

4. The method of claim 3 wherein fluoxetine hydrochloride is administered to humans.

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