Global patent index - EP 1051166 A1

EP 1051166 A1 2000-11-15 - PHARMACEUTICAL USES OF OPTICALLY PURE (+) -BUPROPION

Title (en)

PHARMACEUTICAL USES OF OPTICALLY PURE (+) -BUPROPION

Title (de)

PHARMAZEUTISCHE ANWENDUNGEN VON OPTISCH REINEM (+)-BUPROPION

Title (fr)

UTILISATIONS PHARMACEUTIQUES DE (+)-BUPROPION OPTIQUEMENT PUR

Publication

EP 1051166 A1 (EN)

Application

EP 99904433 A

Priority

  • US 9901952 W
  • US 7295598 P

Abstract (en)

[origin: WO9938502A1] Methods and compositions are disclosed utilizing the optically pure (+)-isomer of bupropion, which is a potent drug for treating depression, Parkinson's disease, obesity, weight gain, bipolar, attention-deficit or conduct disorders, phychosexual dysfunction, bulima, eating disorders or specific food craving. The composition can be administered intravenously, transdermally (patch) or orally, possibly in a sustained release form.

IPC 1-7 (main, further and additional classification)

A61K 31/135

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

A61K 9/20 (2006.01); A61K 9/22 (2006.01); A61K 9/48 (2006.01); A61K 9/52 (2006.01); A61K 9/70 (2006.01); A61K 31/135 (2006.01); A61K 31/137 (2006.01); A61P 1/14 (2006.01); A61P 3/04 (2006.01); A61P 15/10 (2006.01); A61P 25/00 (2006.01); A61P 25/14 (2006.01); A61P 25/16 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

A61K 31/137 (2013.01); A61K 31/135 (2013.01)

Citation (search report)

See references of WO 9938502A1

Designated contracting state (EPC)

AT BE CH CY DE DK ES FI FR GB GR IE IT LI LU MC NL PT SE

EPO simple patent family

WO 9938502 A1 19990805; AU 2483499 A 19990816; CA 2318960 A1 19990805; EP 1051166 A1 20001115; JP 2002501890 A 20020122

INPADOC legal status

2004-08-11 [18R] REFUSED

- Ref Legal Event Code: 18R

- Effective date: 20040321

2002-12-18 [RAP1] TRANSFER OF RIGHTS OF AN EP PUBLISHED APPLICATION

- Owner name: SEPRACOR INC.

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2001-05-02 [17Q] FIRST EXAMINATION REPORT

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- Effective date: 20010314

2000-11-15 [17P] REQUEST FOR EXAMINATION FILED

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- Effective date: 20000809

2000-11-15 [AK] DESIGNATED CONTRACTING STATES:

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- Designated State(s): AT BE CH CY DE DK ES FI FR GB GR IE IT LI LU MC NL PT SE