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|Abstract:||Olanzapine, or an acid salt thereof, has pharmaceutical properties, and is of particular use in the treatment of disorders of the central nervous system. The compound has the following structure: ##STR1##|
|Inventor(s):||Beasley, Jr.; Charles M. (Indianapolis, IN), Chakrabarti; Jiban K. (Camberley, GB2), Hotten; Terrence M. (Farnborough, GB2), Tupper; David E. (Reading, GB2)|
|Assignee:||Eli Lilly and Company (Indianapolis, IN) Lilly Industries Limited (Basingstoke)|
1. A method of treating a patient suffering from or susceptible to a pathological psychological condition selected from the group consisting of Moderate Mental Retardation; Severe
Mental Retardation; Profound Mental Retardation; Autistic disorder; Pervasive Development Disorder NOS; Conduct Disorder, Group Type; Conduct Disorder, Solitary Aggressive Type; Tourette's Disorder; Primary Degenerative Dementia of the Alzheimer
Type, Senile Onset, with Delirium; Primary Degenerative Dementia of the Alzheimer Type, Senile Onset, with Delusions; Bipolar Disorder NOS; Personality Disorders, Paranoid; Personality Disorders, Antisocial; and Personality Disorders, Borderline;
which comprises administering to a patient in need thereof an effective amount of olanzapine, or an acid addition salt thereof.
2. A method of claim 1 wherein the condition is selected from the group consisting of Bipolar Disorder NOS; Personality Disorders, Paranoid; Personality Disorders, Antisocial; and Personality Disorders, Borderline.
3. A method of claim 1 wherein the condition is selected from the group consisting of Primary Degenerative Dementia of the Alzheimer Type, Senile Onset, with Delirium; and Primary Degenerative Dementia of the Alzheimer Type, Senile Onset, with Delusions.
4. A method of claim 1 wherein the effective amount is from 1 to 20 mg per day of olanzapine, or an acid addition salt thereof.
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