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1. (WO1998048812) USE OF ANABOLIC STEROID DERIVATIVES IN THE TREATMENT OF CHRONIC HEART FAILURE

Pub. No.:    WO/1998/048812    International Application No.:    PCT/GB1998/001250
Publication Date: Fri Nov 06 00:59:59 CET 1998 International Filing Date: Thu Apr 30 01:59:59 CEST 1998
IPC: A61K 31/565
A61K 31/58
Applicants: IMPERIAL COLLEGE OF SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY & MEDECINE
ANKER, Stefan
COATS, Andrew
Inventors: ANKER, Stefan
COATS, Andrew
Title: USE OF ANABOLIC STEROID DERIVATIVES IN THE TREATMENT OF CHRONIC HEART FAILURE
Abstract:
A method of preventing or reducing muscle loss or weakness associated with chronic heart failure which comprises administering to a patient having chronic heart failure a therapeutically effective amount of dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA) or an analogue thereof.