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Summary for Patent: 6,121,291
|Title:||Paroxetine in the treatment of depression associated with withdrawal from heroin abuse and post-traumatic stress disorder|
|Abstract:||This invention relates to the use of paroxetine or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof for the treatment of post-traumatic stress disorder and depression associated with withdrawal from heroin abuse.|
|Inventor(s):||Gleason; Maurice (Newbury, GB)|
|Assignee:||SmithKline Beecham plc (Brentford, GB)|
1. A method for treating or preventing post traumatic stress disorder, in humans or non-human animals, which method comprises administering an effective amount of paroxetine
or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof, to human or non-human animals in need thereof.
2. A method for treating or preventing depression associated with
withdrawal from heroin abuse, in humans or non-human animals, which method comprises administering an effective amount of paroxetine or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof, to human or non-human animals in need thereof.
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