|Title:|| Container for injectable mesna solutions|
|Abstract:||Injectable mesna solutions having a pH value higher than 7.5. The solutions have increased storage stability.|
|Inventor(s):|| Engel; Jurgen (Alzenau, DE), Wolf-Heuss; Elisabeth (Mosbach, DE), Deger; Wolfgang (Frankfurt, DE), Camuglia; Giancarlo (Frankfurt, DE), Sauerbier; Dieter (Werther, DE) |
|Assignee:|| ASTA-Medica Aktiengesellschaft (Dresden, DE) |
|Filing Date:||Aug 21, 1997|
|Claims:||1. A rubber-stopped sterile injection container containing a medication for preventing at least some of the side effects of azaphosdhorin comprising an injectionable mesna solution having a pH value between about 7.5 and about 8.5. |
2. The rubber-stopped sterile injection container of claim 1, wherein the mesna solution consists essentially of mesna, a complexing agent, a pH adjuster, and a preservative.