|Title:|| Salt of perindopril and pharmaceutical compositions containing it|
|Abstract:||The present invention relates to a new salt of perindopril and to pharmaceutical compositions containing it, and Medicaments for treatment of hypertension and heart failure.|
|Inventor(s):|| Damien; Gerard (Orleans, FR), Lefoulon; Fran.cedilla.ois (Orleans, FR), Marchand; Bernard (Verneuil sur Seine, FR) |
|Assignee:|| Les Laboratoires Servier (Neuilly-sur-Seine, FR) |
1. An arginine salt of perindopril and its hydrates.
2. A pharmaceutical composition comprising, as active ingredient, the arginine salt of perindopril and its hydrates, in combination with one or more pharmaceutically acceptable excipients.
3. The pharmaceutical composition of claim 2, which is presented in the form of an immediate-release tablet.
4. The pharmaceutical composition of claim 2, which contains from 0.2 to 10 mg of the arginine salt of perindopril.
5. A method for treating a living animal body afflicted with hypertension and heart failure comprising the step of administering to the living animal body an amount of the pharmaceutical composition of claim 2 which is effective for the
alleviation of said disorder.