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Generated: January 18, 2018

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Claims for Patent: 6,677,322

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Summary for Patent: 6,677,322
Title: Use of mometasone furoate for treating airway passage and lung diseases
Abstract:The administration of aerosolize particles of mometasone furoate in the form of dry powders, solutions, or aqueous suspension for treating corticosteroid-responsive diseases of the surfaces of upper and/or lower airway passages and/or lungs, e.g., allergic rhinitis and asthma is disclosed.
Inventor(s): Sequeira; Joel A. (Scotch Plains, NJ), Cuss; Francis M. (Basking Ridge, NJ), Nolop; Keith B. (Millburn, NJ), Chaudry; Imtiaz A. (North Caldwell, NJ), Nagabhushan; Nagamani (Parsippany, NJ), Patrick; James E. (Belle Mead, NJ), Cayen; Mitchell (Bedminster, NJ)
Assignee: Schering Corporation (Kenilworth, NJ)
Application Number:10/050,396
Patent Claims: 1. A method of treating a corticosteroid-responsive disease of the upper or lower airway passages or lungs, which comprises administering to the surfaces of said passages or lungs by inhalation from a dry powder inhaler of aerosolized particles of a medicament comprising daily doses about 25 to about 1000 .mu.g of mometasone furoate.

2. The method of claim 1, wherein the medicament is administered by nasal inhalation.

3. The method of claim 1, wherein the medicament is administered by oral inhalation.

4. The method of claim 1, wherein the medicament comprises particles of mometasone furoate and particles of an excipient.

5. The method of claim 1, wherein the medicament comprises particles of mometasone furoate and particles of lactose.

6. The method of claim 1, wherein the disease is at least one member selected from asthma, allergic rhinitis, non-allergic rhinitis and a non-malignant proliferative or inflammatory disease.

7. The method of claim 1, wherein the disease is at least one member selected from asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, granulomatous diseases, idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis, hypersensitivity pneumonitis and bronchopulmonary dysplasia.

8. The method of claim 1, wherein the disease comprises rhinitis.

9. The method of claim 1, wherein the disease comprises asthma.

10. The method of claim 1, wherein the disease comprises chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.

11. The method of claim 1, wherein the mometasone furoate is administered together with a bronchodilator.

12. A method of treating asthma, comprising administering to the surfaces of airway passages or lungs of patients by inhalation from a dry powder inhaler of aerosolized particles of a medicament comprising daily doses about 25 to about 1000 .mu.g of mometasone furoate, effective for treating said asthma.

13. The method of claim 12, wherein the mometasone furoate is administered together with a bronchodilator.

14. A method of treating chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, comprising administering to the surfaces of airway passages or lungs of patients by inhalation from a dry powder inhaler of aerosolized particles of a medicament comprising daily doses about 25 to about 1000 .mu.g of mometasone furoate, effective for treating said disease.

15. The method of claim 14, wherein the mometasone furoate is administered together with a bronchodilator.

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