BioPharmaceutical Business Intelligence

  • Analyze global market entry opportunities
  • Uncover prior art in expired and abandoned patents
  • Obtain formulation and manufacturing information

Upgrade to enjoy subscriber-only features like email alerts and data export. See the Plans and Pricing

Serving leading biopharmaceutical companies globally:

Boehringer Ingelheim
Harvard Business School
US Department of Justice
Daiichi Sankyo

Generated: December 17, 2017

DrugPatentWatch Database Preview

Claims for Patent: 6,071,537

« Back to Dashboard

Claims for Patent: 6,071,537

Title: Anticonvulsant derivatives useful in treating obesity
Abstract:A method for treating obesity comprising administering a therapeutically effective amount of a compound of the formula: ##STR1## is disclosed.
Inventor(s): Shank; Richard P. (Blue Bell, PA)
Assignee: Ortho Pharmaceutical Corporation (Raritan, NJ)
Application Number:08/881,009
Patent Claims: 1. A method for treating obesity in a mammal comprising

administering to said mammal a therapeutically effective amount for treating such condition of a compound of the formula I: ##STR7## wherein X is CH.sub.2 or oxygen;

R.sub.1 is hydrogen or alkyl; and

R.sub.2, R.sub.3, R.sub.4 and R.sub.5 are independently hydrogen or lower alkyl and, when X is oxygen, R.sub.2 and R.sub.3 and/or R.sub.4 and R.sub.5 together may be a methylenedioxy group of the following formula (II): ##STR8## wherein R.sub.6 and R.sub.7 are the same or different and are hydrogen, lower alkyl or are alkyl and are joined to form a cyclopentyl or cyclohexyl ring.

2. The method of claim 1 wherein the compound of formula I is topiramate.

3. The method of claim 1, wherein the therapeutically effective amount is of from about 50 to 400 mg.

4. The method of claim 1, wherein the amount is of from about 25 to 200 mg.
« Back to Dashboard

For more information try a trial or see the plans and pricing

Serving leading biopharmaceutical companies globally:

Chinese Patent Office
Queensland Health

Drugs may be covered by multiple patents or regulatory protections. All trademarks and applicant names are the property of their respective owners or licensors. Although great care is taken in the proper and correct provision of this service, thinkBiotech LLC does not accept any responsibility for possible consequences of errors or omissions in the provided data. The data presented herein is for information purposes only. There is no warranty that the data contained herein is error free. thinkBiotech performs no independent verifification of facts as provided by public sources nor are attempts made to provide legal or investing advice. Any reliance on data provided herein is done solely at the discretion of the user. Users of this service are advised to seek professional advice and independent confirmation before considering acting on any of the provided information. thinkBiotech LLC reserves the right to amend, extend or withdraw any part or all of the offered service without notice.

Copyright 2002-2017 thinkBiotech LLC
ISSN: 2162-2639

Secure SSL Encrypted
Privacy and Cookies
Terms & Conditions

Follow DrugPatentWatch: