Generated: April 29, 2017
|Title:||Indole-,benzofuran-,and benzothiophene-containing lipoxygenase-inhibiting compounds|
|Abstract:||Pro-drugs of potent 5-lipoxygenase inhibiting compounds comprise compounds of the formula ##STR1## in which A is an alkylene or alkenylene group, X is oxygen, sulfur, sulfoxyl, or substituted nitrogen, and Y is a group which includes substituted or unsubstituted carbocyclic or substituted or unsubstituted heterocyclic aryl. R.sup.1 is an alkyl, alkenyl, amino, alkylamino, dialkylamino, or hydroxyamino group or an amine group bearing a metabolically cleavable leaving group. M is hydrogen, a pharmaceutically acceptable cation or a metabolically cleavable leaving group, with the proviso that either M or R.sup.1 must bear a metabolically cleavable leaving group.|
|Inventor(s):||Brooks; Dee W. (Libertyville, IL), Summers; James B. (Libertyville, IL)|
|Assignee:||Abbott Laboratories (Abbott Park, IL)|
|Filing Date:||Jan 21, 1992|
|Claims:||1. A compound selected from the group consisting of |
2. A pharmaceutical composition for inhibiting lipoxygenase enzymes comprising a therapeutically effective amount of a compound as defined by claim 1 in combination with a pharmaceutically acceptable carrier.
3. A method of inhibiting lipoxygenase enzymes in a host mammal in need of such treatment comprising administering to such a mammal a therapeutically effective amount of a compound as defined by claim 1.
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