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Summary for Patent: 5,229,137
Title: Methods and pharmaceutical compositions for treating episodic heartburn
Abstract:Pharmaceutical medications and methods are disclosed for providing instant and sustained relief from pain or symptoms associated with episodic heartburn in humans. The medications consist essentially of antacids and histamine H.sub.2 -receptor antagonists, and may be administered on an as-needed basis in liquid or solid dosage forms. Typical antacids which may be used in combination with the histamine H.sub.2 -receptor antagonist are conventional antacids which are well known and widely used in the treatment of excess acid related gastrointestinal dysfunctions. Exemplary of typical antacids include, sodium bicarbonate, calcium carbonate, magnesium hydroxide and aluminum hydroxide, as well as commercially available high potency, flavored antacids. Histamine H.sub.2 -receptor antagonists which may be used in combination include those conventionally used in the treatment of peptic ulcers, such as, for example, cimetidine, ranitidine, famotidine and nizatidine. In carrying out the methods, an antacid and histamine H.sub.2 -receptor antagonist may be administered together as a single unitary dose in the form of a liquid or solid, or administered together, but separately as either liquids or solids or a combination thereof. The oral medications when formulated as a single unitary dose may include other additives, such as, for example, antiflatulents, flavorings, sweeteners and the like.
Inventor(s): Wolfe; M. Michael (Newton, MA)
Assignee: Brigham and Women's Hospital, Inc. (Boston, MA)
Application Number:07/879,662
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Use; Dosage form; Composition;

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International Family Members for US Patent 5,229,137

Country Patent Number Estimated Expiration Supplementary Protection Certificate SPC Country SPC Expiration
Australia 4225093   Start Trial
World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) 9321932   Start Trial
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