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Generated: March 17, 2018

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Details for Patent: 5,399,567

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Title: Method of treating cholera
Abstract:This invention discloses a method of treating cholera infection in a human by administering an effective amount of 1,5-dideoxy-1,5-imino-D-glucitol or a derivative thereof.
Inventor(s): Platt; Frances M. (Oxford, GB), Neises; Gabrielle R. (Chesterfield, MO), Dwek; Raymond A. (Oxford,, GB), Butters; Terry D. (Oxford,, GB)
Assignee: Monsanto Company (St. Louis, MO)
Filing Date:May 13, 1993
Application Number:08/061,645
Claims:1. A method of treating cholera in a human in need thereof comprising administering to said human a therapeutically effective amount of an N-alkyl derivative of 1,5-dideoxy-1,5-imino-D-glucitol in which said alkyl contains from 2-8 carbon atoms.

2. The method of claim 1 in which the alkyl group contains from 4-6 carbon atoms.

3. The method of claim 1 in which the alkyl group is butyl.

4. The method of claim 1 in which the alkyl group is hexyl.

5. The method of claim 1 in which the therapeutically effective amount is from about 1 mg to about 100 mg per day.

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