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Generated: October 23, 2017

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Details for Patent: 5,874,104

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Summary for Patent: 5,874,104

Title: Treatment of systemic fungal infections with phospholipid particles encapsulating polyene antibiotics
Abstract:Formulations consisting of phospholipid small unilamellar particles encapsulating polyene antifungal antibiotics and methods for using such compositions to treat systemic fungal infections are described. In a preferred embodiment, the particles are in the form of vesicles which comprise a polyene antifungal antibiotic, preferably amphotericin B and/or nystatin, egg phosphatidylcholine and cholesterol, preferably in the molar ratio of about 0.2 (AMB):2(PL):1(CHOL). These vesicles may also have an amine modified surface. The vesicles are suspended in a low isonic strength saccharide/tris solution at a pH of from about 6.0 to about 8.0 and may be administered to deliver the antifungal antibiotic to treat systemic fungal infections.
Inventor(s): Adler-Moore; Jill (Altadena, CA), Gamble; Ronald C. (Altadena, CA), Proffitt; Richard T. (Arcadia, CA)
Assignee: NeXstar Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Boulder, CO)
Application Number:08/467,864
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