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1. (US20140329908) Method for the treatment of dravet syndrome

Office : United States of America
Application Number: 13887014 Application Date: 03.05.2013
Publication Number: 20140329908 Publication Date: 06.11.2014
Grant Number: 09549909 Grant Date: 24.01.2017
Publication Kind : B2
IPC:
A61K 31/135
A61K 31/137
A61K 45/06
A61K 31/19
A61K 31/36
A61K 31/5513
A HUMAN NECESSITIES
61
MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
K
PREPARATIONS FOR MEDICAL, DENTAL, OR TOILET PURPOSES
31
Medicinal preparations containing organic active ingredients
13
Amines, e.g. amantadine
135
having aromatic rings, e.g. methadone
A HUMAN NECESSITIES
61
MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
K
PREPARATIONS FOR MEDICAL, DENTAL, OR TOILET PURPOSES
31
Medicinal preparations containing organic active ingredients
13
Amines, e.g. amantadine
135
having aromatic rings, e.g. methadone
137
Arylalkylamines, e.g. amphetamine, epinephrine, salbutamol, ephedrine
A HUMAN NECESSITIES
61
MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
K
PREPARATIONS FOR MEDICAL, DENTAL, OR TOILET PURPOSES
45
Medicinal preparations containing active ingredients not provided for in groups A61K31/-A61K41/132
06
Mixtures of active ingredients without chemical characterisation, e.g. antiphlogistics and cardiaca
A HUMAN NECESSITIES
61
MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
K
PREPARATIONS FOR MEDICAL, DENTAL, OR TOILET PURPOSES
31
Medicinal preparations containing organic active ingredients
185
Acids; Anhydrides, halides or salts thereof, e.g. sulfur acids, imidic, hydrazonic or hydroximic acids
19
Carboxylic acids, e.g. valproic acid
A HUMAN NECESSITIES
61
MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
K
PREPARATIONS FOR MEDICAL, DENTAL, OR TOILET PURPOSES
31
Medicinal preparations containing organic active ingredients
33
Heterocyclic compounds
335
having oxygen as the only ring hetero atom, e.g. fungichromin
357
having two or more oxygen atoms in the same ring, e.g. crown ethers, guanadrel
36
Compounds containing methylenedioxyphenyl groups, e.g. sesamin
A HUMAN NECESSITIES
61
MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
K
PREPARATIONS FOR MEDICAL, DENTAL, OR TOILET PURPOSES
31
Medicinal preparations containing organic active ingredients
33
Heterocyclic compounds
395
having nitrogen as a ring hetero atom, e.g. guanethidine, rifamycins
55
having seven-membered rings, e.g. azelastine, pentylenetetrazole
551
having two nitrogens as ring hetero atoms, e.g. clozapine, dilazep
5513
1,4-Benzodiazepines, e.g. diazepam
Applicants: KATHOLIEKE UNIVERSITEIT LEUVEN
UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL ANTWERP
Inventors: Berten Ceulemens
Lieven Lagae
Agents: Karl Bozicevic
Bozicevic, Field & Francis LLP
Priority Data:
Title: (EN) Method for the treatment of dravet syndrome
Abstract:
(EN)

A method of treating and/or preventing Dravet Syndrome in a patient such as a patient previously diagnosed with Dravet Syndrome, by administering an effective dose of fenfluramine or its pharmaceutically acceptable salt to that patient. Dravet Syndrome patients are typically children under the age of 18 and are treated at a preferred dose of less than about 0.5 to about 0.01 mg/kg/day.