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1. IN4076/CHENP/2013 - METHODS AND COMPOSITIONS FOR TREATING HIV ASSOCIATED DIARRHEA

Office India
Application Number 4076/CHENP/2013
Application Date 27.05.2013
Publication Number 4076/CHENP/2013
Publication Date 10.06.2016
Publication Kind A
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
Applicants SALIX PHARMACEUTICALS LTD.
NAPO PHARMACEUTICALS INC.
Inventors FORBES William
BORTEY Enoch
KING Steven
CHATURVEDI Pravin
Priority Data 61/408622 31.10.2010 US
61/409335 02.11.2010 US
61/416249 22.11.2010 US
61/434379 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.