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Generated: December 18, 2017

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Details for Patent: 5,462,740

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Summary for Patent: 5,462,740

Title: Rectally-administered, epileptic-seizure-inhibiting composition
Abstract:This invention provides a rectally administered composition for inhibiting epileptic seizure and to its methods of use. The composition contains, in a suitable solvent, an anti-epileptic agent for inhibiting epileptic seizure, a buffer for maintaining pH, and a thickener for imparting a viscosity to the composition effective for rectal administration by injection to a patient in epileptic seizure.
Inventor(s): Evenstad; Kenneth L. (Wayzata, MN), O'Neill; Victoria A. (Wayzata, MN), Gorham; Thomas R. (Brooklyn Park, MN)
Assignee: Athena Neurosciences, Inc. (San Francisco, CA)
Application Number:08/122,685
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International Patent Family for Patent: 5,462,740

Country Document Number Estimated Expiration Supplementary Protection Certificate SPC Country SPC Expiration
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