Global Patent Index - EP 1255545 A2

EP 1255545 A2 2002-11-13 - L-ARGININE IN COMBINATION WITH OTHER COMPOUNDS FOR TREATING CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASES

Title (en)

L-ARGININE IN COMBINATION WITH OTHER COMPOUNDS FOR TREATING CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASES

Title (de)

L-ARGININE, KOMBINIERT MIT ANDEREN AGENTIEN, ZUR BEHANDLUNG VON HERZ- UND KREISLAUFSTÖRUNGEN

Title (fr)

COMPOSITIONS contenant de la L-arginine combinée avec d'autres composés pour traiter les maladies cardiovascualires

Publication

EP 1255545 A2 (EN)

Application

EP 01906663 A

Priority

  • US 0102382 W
  • US 17877800 P

Abstract (en)

[origin: WO0154686A2] The present invention is directed to compositions comprising: (a) a first component selected from the group consisting of L-arginine, polypeptides thereof, acceptable salts thereof, pro-forms thereof, and mixtures thereof; and (b) a second component selected from the group consisting of sterols, stanols, esters thereof, polyol fatty acid polyesters, and mixtures thereof. The present invention is further directed to kits comprising these compositions as well as methods of using the compositions. The compositions, kits, and methods herein are useful for providing general health benefits to the consumer, particularly cardiovascular benefits, anti-menopausal benefits and/or treating sexual dysfunction (particularly, erectile dysfunction). Most particularly, the compositions, kits, and methods herein are useful for providing cardiovascular benefits, including lowering cholesterol in the consumer, treating, preventing, and/or inhibiting heart disease (e.g., atherosclerosis, restenosis, thrombosis) and, for example, treating other conditions such as hypercholesterolemia, hypertension, poor circulation, and complications associated with diabetes.

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

A61K 31/195; A61K 31/23; A61K 31/575; A61P 9/00

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

A61K 47/26 (2006.01); A61K 31/198 (2006.01); A61K 38/00 (2006.01); A61K 45/06 (2006.01); A61K 47/28 (2006.01); A61P 3/06 (2006.01); A61P 3/10 (2006.01); A61P 7/02 (2006.01); A61P 9/00 (2006.01); A61P 9/10 (2006.01); A61P 9/12 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

A61K 45/06 (2013.01)

Citation (search report)

See references of WO 0154686A3

Designated contracting state (EPC)

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

EPO simple patent family

WO 0154686 A2 20010802; WO 0154686 A3 20020502; AU 3454801 A 20010807; BR 0107932 A 20030218; CA 2395446 A1 20010802; CN 1396825 A 20030212; EP 1255545 A2 20021113; JP 2003520812 A 20030708; MX PA02007247 A 20021216

INPADOC legal status


2005-09-07 [18W] WITHDRAWN

- Effective date: 20050715

2004-01-07 [17Q] FIRST EXAMINATION REPORT

- Effective date: 20031125

2002-11-13 [17P] REQUEST FOR EXAMINATION FILED

- Effective date: 20020726

2002-11-13 [AK] DESIGNATED CONTRACTING STATES:

- Kind Code of Ref Document: A2

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

2002-11-13 [AX] REQUEST FOR EXTENSION OF THE EUROPEAN PATENT TO

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