Global Patent Index - EP 1158981 A1

EP 1158981 A1 2001-12-05 - USE OF REMIFENTANYL FOR REDUCING BLOOD PRESSURE

Title (en)

USE OF REMIFENTANYL FOR REDUCING BLOOD PRESSURE

Title (de)

VERWENDUNG VON REMIFENTANYL ZUR SENKUNG DES BLUTDRUCKES

Title (fr)

UTILISATION DU REMIFENTANYL COMME HYPOTENSEUR

Publication

EP 1158981 A1 (EN)

Application

EP 00907654 A

Priority

  • EP 0001725 W
  • GB 9904935 A

Abstract (en)

[origin: WO0051606A1] The present invention provides methods of reversibly lowering blood pressure comprising administration of a blood pressure-lowering effective amount of an ultra-short acting opioid. The present invention also provides methods of reversibly lowering blood pressure while also providing analgesia, anesthesia and/or creating conscious sedation comprising administration of a blood pressure-lowering effective amount of the ultra-short acting opioid, remifentanil, in peri-operative or intensive care settings wherein said effective amount is capable of reversibly lowering blood pressure in said mammal while also providing analgesia, anesthesia and/or creating conscious sedation.

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

A61K 31/4468

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

A61K 31/4468 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

A61K 31/4468 (2013.01)

Citation (search report)

See references of WO 0051606A1

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 0051606 A1 20000908; AU 2916800 A 20000921; EP 1158981 A1 20011205; GB 9904935 D0 19990428; JP 2002538119 A 20021112

INPADOC legal status


2003-09-03 [18D] APPLICATION DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN

- Effective date: 20030225

2002-10-02 [17Q] FIRST EXAMINATION REPORT

- Effective date: 20020814

2001-12-05 [17P] REQUEST FOR EXAMINATION FILED

- Effective date: 20010830

2001-12-05 [AK] DESIGNATED CONTRACTING STATES:

- Kind Code of Ref Document: A1

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

2001-12-05 [AX] REQUEST FOR EXTENSION OF THE EUROPEAN PATENT TO:

- Free text: AL;LT;LV;MK;RO;SI