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Claims for Patent: 6,514,980

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Claims for Patent: 6,514,980

Title: Nucleoside analogs in combination therapy of herpes simplex infections
Abstract:A pharmaceutical product comprising a nucleoside analogue active against herpes simplex virus, such as acyclovir/valaciclovir or penciclorivir/famciclovir, and an immunosuppressant, as a combined preparation for simultaneous, separate or sequential use in the treatment and/or prevention of herpes simplex virus infections.
Inventor(s): Boyd; Malcolm Richard (Epsom, GB)
Assignee: Novartis International Pharmaceutical Ltd. (Hamilton, BM)
Application Number:09/626,015
Patent Claims: 1. A pharmaceutical composition comprising an effective amount of a nucleoside analogue active against herpes simplex virus selected from the group consisting of acyclovir and valaciclovir, or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt or ester thereof and an effective amount of a pharmaceutically acceptable immunosuppressant.

2. A method of treatment or prophylaxis of herpes simplex virus infections in a human in need thereof, which method comprises administering to said human, an effective amount of a nucleoside analogue active against herpes simplex virus selected from the group consisting of acyclovir and valaciclovir, or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt or ester thereof and an effective amount of a pharmaceutically acceptable immunosuppressant.

3. The composition according to claim 1 wherein the immunosuppressant is a cytotoxic agent, a corticosteriod, or a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory agent.

4. The composition according to claim 1 wherein the immunosuppressant is a cyclophosphamide, cyclosporin A, hydrocortisone, or dexamethasone.

5. The method according to claim 2, wherein the immunosuppressant is a cytotoxic agent, a corticosteroid, or a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory agent.

6. The method according to claim 2, wherein the immunosuppressant is a cyclophosphamide, cyclosporin A, hydrocortisone, or dexamethasone.

7. A method of treatment or prophylaxis of a herpes simplex virus infection in a human in need thereof, which method comprises administering simultaneously to said human an effective amount of a nucleoside analogue active against herpes simplex virus selected from the group consisting of acyclovir and valaciclovir, or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt or ester thereof and an effective amount of a pharmaceutically acceptable immunosuppresant.

8. The method according to claim 7 wherein the immunosuppressant is a cytotoxic agent, a corticosteriod, or a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory agent.

9. The method according to claim 7 wherein the immunosuppressant is a cyclophosphamide, cyclosporin A, hydrocortisone, or dexamethasone.

10. A method of treatment or prophylaxis of a herpes simplex virus infection in a human in need thereof, which method comprises administering sequentially to said human an effective amount of a nucleoside analogue active against herpes simplex virus selected from the group consisting of acyclovir and valaciclovir, or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt or ester thereof and an effective amount of a pharmaceutically acceptable immunosuppresant.

11. The method according to claim 10 wherein the immunosuppressant is a cytotoxic agent, a corticosteriod, or a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory agent.

12. The method according to claim 10 wherein the immunosuppressant is a cyclophosphamide, cyclosporin A, hydrocortisone, or
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