|Title:||Derivatives of venlafaxine and methods of preparing and using the same|
|Abstract:||Methods of preparing, and compositions comprising, derivatives of venlafaxine are disclosed. Also disclosed are methods of treating and preventing diseases and disorders including, but not limited to, affective disorders such as depression, bipolar and manic disorders, attention deficit disorder, attention deficit disorder with hyperactivity, Parkinson's disease, epilepsy, cerebral function disorders, obesity and weight gain, incontinence, dementia and related disorders.|
|Inventor(s):||Jerussi; Thomas P. (Framingham, MA), Senanayake; Chrisantha H. (Shrewsbury, MA), Bhongle; Nandkumar N. (Shrewsbury, MA)|
|Assignee:||Wyeth LLC (Madison, NJ)|
1. A compound which is O-desmethylvenlafaxine succinate, wherein the compound is a hydrate of O-desmethylvenlafaxine succinate.
2. The compound of claim 1 which is O-desmethylvenlafaxine succinate monohydrate.