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1. AU2011320155 - Methods and compositions for treating HIV-associated diarrhea

Office Australia
Application Number 2011320155
Application Date 31.10.2011
Publication Number 2011320155
Publication Date 09.05.2013
Publication Kind B2
IPC
A61P 1/12
AHUMAN NECESSITIES
61MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
PSPECIFIC THERAPEUTIC ACTIVITY OF CHEMICAL COMPOUNDS OR MEDICINAL PREPARATIONS
1Drugs for disorders of the alimentary tract or the digestive system
12Antidiarrhoeals
CPC
A61K 31/05
AHUMAN NECESSITIES
61MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
KPREPARATIONS FOR MEDICAL, DENTAL, OR TOILET PURPOSES
31Medicinal preparations containing organic active ingredients
045Hydroxy compounds, e.g. alcohols; Salts thereof, e.g. alcoholates
05Phenols
A61K 31/353
AHUMAN NECESSITIES
61MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
KPREPARATIONS FOR MEDICAL, DENTAL, OR TOILET PURPOSES
31Medicinal preparations containing organic active ingredients
33Heterocyclic compounds
335having oxygen as the only ring hetero atom, e.g. fungichromin
35having six-membered rings with one oxygen as the only ring hetero atom
352condensed with carbocyclic rings, e.g. cannabinols, methantheline
3533,4-Dihydrobenzopyrans, e.g. chroman, catechin
A61P 1/00
AHUMAN NECESSITIES
61MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
PSPECIFIC THERAPEUTIC ACTIVITY OF CHEMICAL COMPOUNDS OR MEDICINAL PREPARATIONS
1Drugs for disorders of the alimentary tract or the digestive system
A61P 1/12
AHUMAN NECESSITIES
61MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
PSPECIFIC THERAPEUTIC ACTIVITY OF CHEMICAL COMPOUNDS OR MEDICINAL PREPARATIONS
1Drugs for disorders of the alimentary tract or the digestive system
12Antidiarrhoeals
A61P 25/04
AHUMAN NECESSITIES
61MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
PSPECIFIC THERAPEUTIC ACTIVITY OF CHEMICAL COMPOUNDS OR MEDICINAL PREPARATIONS
25Drugs for disorders of the nervous system
04Centrally acting analgesics, e.g. opioids
A61P 31/18
AHUMAN NECESSITIES
61MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
PSPECIFIC THERAPEUTIC ACTIVITY OF CHEMICAL COMPOUNDS OR MEDICINAL PREPARATIONS
31Antiinfectives, i.e. antibiotics, antiseptics, chemotherapeutics
12Antivirals
14for RNA viruses
18for HIV
Applicants Napo Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Agents Pizzeys Patent and Trade Mark Attorneys Pty Ltd
Priority Data 61/408,622 31.10.2010 US
61/409,335 02.11.2010 US
61/416,249 22.11.2010 US
61/434,379 19.01.2011 US
Title
(EN) Methods and compositions for treating HIV-associated diarrhea
Abstract
(EN)
Presented herein are methods for treating diarrhea by administering to a patient in need thereof, an inhibitor of chloride-ion transport in an amount sufficient to treat diarrhea. Treatment of diarrhea includes the treatment of the diarrhea as well as the pain, abdominal discomfort and other symptoms associated with diarrhea. In one embodiment, the inhibitor of chloride-ion transport is crofelemer.