Generated: May 23, 2017
|Title:||Steroids as agonists for FXR|
|Abstract:||The invention relates to compounds of formula (I): ##STR00001## wherein R is ethyl and pharmaceutically acceptable salts, solvates or amino acid conjugates thereof. The compounds of formula (I) are useful as FXR agonists.|
|Inventor(s):||Pellicciari; Roberto (Perugia, IT)|
|Assignee:||Intercept Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (New York, NY)|
1. A method for the treatment of cholestatic liver disease comprising administering to a mammal a therapeutically effective amount of a compound of formula I: ##STR00007## or a
pharmaceutically acceptable salt or amino acid conjugates thereof, wherein R is ethyl.
2. The method according to claim 1, wherein the compound is the glycine conjugate of a compound of formula I.
3. The method according to claim 1, wherein the compound is the taurine conjugate of a compound of formula I.
4. The method according to claim 1, wherein the compound is the pharmaceutically acceptable salt of a compound of formula I.
5. The method according to claim 1, wherein the mammal is a human.
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