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Generated: January 19, 2018

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Claims for Patent: 5,834,489

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Summary for Patent: 5,834,489
Title: Methods and compositions for the treatment of pain utilizing ropivacaine
Abstract:Use of a pharmaceutically acceptable salt of ropivacaine for the manufacture of a pharmaceutical preparation with sensoric block and minimal motor blockade.
Inventor(s): Eek; Arne Torsten (Trosa, SE)
Assignee: AB Astra (SE)
Application Number:08/851,062
Patent Claims: 1. A method of treating a human so as to relieve pain with minimal motor blockade, said method comprising epidurally administering to said human a composition comprising a pharmaceutically acceptable salt of ropivacaine, wherein said ropivacaine is present in said composition at a concentration of less than 0.5% by weight.

2. The method of claim 1, wherein said ropivacaine is present in said composition at a concentration of between 0.01% and 0.45% by weight.

3. The method of claim 1, wherein said ropivacaine is present in said composition at a concentration of between 0.01% and 0.3% by weight.

4. The method of claim 1, wherein said ropivacaine is present in said composition at a concentration of about 0.25%.

5. The method of claim 1, wherein said ropivacaine is present in said composition at a concentration of about 0.3%.

6. The method of claim 1, wherein said pharmaceutically acceptable salt of ropivacaine is ropivacaine hydrochloride.

7. The method of any one of claims 1-6, wherein said composition is administered by continuous infusion.

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