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Summary for Patent: 8,461,140
|Title:||Synthetic bile acid compositions and methods|
|Abstract:||Bile acids and related compositions and methods of synthesis and use. More specifically, deoxycholic acid and related compositions, said compositions being free of all moieties of animal origin and free of pyrogenic moieties.|
|Inventor(s):||Moriarty; Robert M. (Michiana City, IN), David; Nathaniel E. (Los Angeles, CA), Mahmood; Nadir Ahmeduddin (Calabasas, CA)|
|Assignee:||Kythera Biopharmaceuticals, Inc. (Calabasas, CA)|
1. An aqueous pharmaceutical formulation comprising about 0.1% w/v to about 2% w/v deoxycholate and at least one pharmaceutically acceptable excipient and/or carrier,
wherein the deoxycholate has a .sup.14C content of less than 1 ppt.
2. The formulation of claim 1, wherein the deoxycholate has a .sup.14C content of less than 0.9 ppt.
3. The pharmaceutical formulation of claim 1, which is suitable for subcutaneous injection.
4. The pharmaceutical formulation of claim 1, wherein the deoxycholate has a .sup.14C content of 0.87 ppt.
5. The pharmaceutical formulation of claim 1, wherein the deoxycholate has a .sup.14C content of 0.88 ppt.
6. The pharmaceutical formulation of claim 1, wherein the deoxycholate has a .sup.14C content of 0.89 ppt.
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