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Claims for Patent: 5,047,398

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Claims for Patent: 5,047,398

Title: DDAVP antidiuretic and method therefor
Abstract:There is disclosed, in one aspect, an antidiuretic composition in oral dosage form for humans. This composition comprises an antidiuretically effective amount of 1-deamino-8-D-arginine vasopressin (DDAVP) and a pharmaceutically acceptable carrier. The composition is capable of dissolving and being absorbed in the gastrointestinal tract of a human. The composition isused in tablet, capsule, or other generally accepted oral dosage form and generally from about 50 to about 200 micrograms of DDAVP is used per unit dosage In another aspect, there is disclosed a method for treating diabetes insipidus. This method comprises orally administering an antidiuretically effective amount of DDAVP to a human. The DDAVP is substantially dissolved and absorbed in the gastrointestinal tract of the person so treated.
Inventor(s): Hagstam; Helmer (Malmo, SE), Vilhardt; Hans (Espergarde, DK)
Assignee: Ferring B.V. (Haarlen, NL)
Application Number:06/809,937
Patent Claims: 1. An antidiuretic composition for humans comprising a gastrointestinally absorbable, antidiuretically effective, amount of 1-deamino-8-D-arginine vasopressin and a pharmaceutically acceptable carrier in solid oral dosage form for absorption in the gastrointestinal tract of said humans.

2. The composition of claim 1 wherein said composition is in the form of a tablet.

3. The composition of claim 1 wherein said composition is in the form of a capsule.

4. The composition of claim 1 wherein the amount of said dosage of 1-deamino-8-D-arginine vasopressin is from about 50 to about 200 micrograms per 70 kilogram human per dosage.

5. The composition of claim 4 wherein the amount of said dosage of 1-deamino-8-D-arginine vasopressin is from about 50 to about 100 micrograms per 70 kilogram human per dosage.

6. A method for initiating antidiuresis comprising administering a gastrointestinally adsorbable, antidiuretically effective, amount of 1-deamino-8-D-arginine vasopressin to a human for absorption in the gastrointestinal tract of said human.

7. The method of claim 6 wherein the amount of said 1-deamino-8-D-arginine vasopressin is from about 50 to about 200 micrograms per 70 kilogram human per dosage.

8. The method of claim 7 wherein the amount of said 1-deamino-8-D-arginine vasopressin is from about 50 to about 100 micrograms per 70 kilogram human per dosage.

9. The method of claim 6 wherein said 1-deamino-8-D-arginine vasopressin is administered in the form of a tablet.

10. The method of claim 6 wherein said 1-deamino-8-D-arginine vasopressin is administered in the form of a capsule.

11. A method for treating diabetes insipidus comprising administering a gastrointestinally absorbable, antidiuretically effective, amount of 1-deamino-8-D-arginine vasopressin to a human for absorption in the gastrointestinal tract of said human.
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