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Claims for Patent: 5,760,069

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Claims for Patent: 5,760,069

Title: Method of treatment for decreasing mortality resulting from congestive heart failure
Abstract:A method of treatment using a compound of Formula I: ##STR1## wherein: R.sub.1 is hydrogen, lower alkanoyl of up to 6 carbon atoms or aroyl selected from benzoyl and naphthoyl; R.sub.2 is hydrogen, lower alkyl of up to 6 carbon atoms or arylalkyl selected from benzyl, phenylethyl and phenylpropyl; R.sub.3 is hydrogen or lower alkyl of up to 6 carbon atoms; R.sub.4 is hydrogen or lower alkyl of up to 6 carbon atoms, or when X is oxygen, R.sub.4 together with R.sub.5 can represent --CH.sub.2 --O--; X is a valency bond, --CH.sub.2, oxygen or sulfur; Ar is selected from phenyl, naphthyl, indanyl and tetrahydronaphthyl; R.sub.5 and R.sub.6 are individually selected from hydrogen, fluorine, chlorine, bromine, hydroxyl, lower alkyl of up to 6 carbon atoms, a --CONH.sub.2 -- group, lower alkoxy of up to 6 carbon atoms, benzyloxy, lower alkylthio of up to 6 carbon atoms, lower alkysulphinyl of up to 6 carbon atoms and lower alkylsulphonyl of up to 6 carbon atoms; or R.sub.5 and R.sub.6 together represent methylenedioxy; or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof, alone or in conjunction with one or more other therapeutic agents, said agents being selected from the group consisting of ACE inhibitors, diuretics, and digoxin for decreasing mortality resulting from congestive heart failure (CHF) in mammals, particularly humans.
Inventor(s): Lukas-Laskey; Mary Ann (Philadelphia, PA), Ruffolo, Jr.; Robert (Spring City, PA), Shusterman; Neil Howard (Wynnewood, PA), Sponer; Gisbert (Laudenbach, DE), Strein; Klaus (Hemsbach, DE)
Assignee: Boehringer Mannheim Pharmaceuticals Corporation-SmithKline Beecham (Rockville, MD)
Application Number:08/483,635
Patent Claims: 1. A method of decreasing mortality caused by congestive heart failure in a patient in need thereof which comprises administering a therapeutically acceptable amount of carvedilol in conjunction with one or more other therapeutic agents, said agents being selected from the group consisting of an angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitor (ACE), a diuretic, and digoxin.

2. A method according to claim 1 which comprises administering carvedilol in a dosage range of from about 3.125 to about 50 mg given twice daily.

3. A method according to claim 1 which comprises administering carvedilol in a maintenance dose of about 25 mg given twice daily.

4. A method according to claim 1 which comprises administering carvedilol in a maintenance dose of between about 25 mg and about 50 mg given twice daily to patients whose weight exceeds about 85 kg.

5. A method according to claim 1 which comprises administering carvedilol in a maintenance dose of about 50 mg given twice daily in patients whose weight exceed about 85 kg.

6. A method according to claim 1 wherein said ACE inhibitor is captopril, lisinopril, or enalapril, or any pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof.

7. A method according to claim 1 wherein said diuretic is hydrochlorothiazide or furosemide, or any pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof.
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