Patents Assigned to Cary Medical Corporation
  • Publication number: 20040044005
    Abstract: The present invention encompasses methods of treating patients for tobacco addiction and nicotine addiction, for palliating the effects of nicotine withdrawal, for providing or facilitating the effects of smoking cessation therapies and as long-term smoking cessation maintenance therapy. The invention also includes related pharmaceutical compositions comprising nicotine receptor antagonists and either an anti-depressant or an anti-anxiety drug. Specific combinations of drugs (mecamylamine HCl and bupropion HCl) as well as mecamylamine in combination with certain drug classes (e.g., anti-anxiety drugs and anti-depressants) comprise the pharmaceutical compositions disclosed. These compositions are also contemplated for use in the treatment of cocaine addiction and the treatment of alcohol dependence.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 5, 2002
    Publication date: March 4, 2004
    Applicant: Cary Medical Corporation
    Inventor: Douglas D. Cary
  • Publication number: 20010014678
    Abstract: The present invention encompasses methods of treating patients for tobacco addiction and nicotine addiction, for palliating the effects of nicotine withdrawal, for providing or facilitating the effects of smoking cessation therapies and as long-term smoking cessation maintenance therapy. The invention also includes related pharmaceutical compositions comprising nicotine receptor antagonists and either an anti-depressant or an anti-anxiety drug. Specific combinations of drugs (mecamylamine HCl and bupropion HCl) as well as mecamylamine in combination with certain drug classes (e.g., anti-anxiety drugs and anti-depressants) comprise the pharmaceutical compositions disclosed. These compositions are also contemplated for use in the treatment of cocaine addiction and the treatment of alcohol dependence.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 20, 2001
    Publication date: August 16, 2001
    Applicant: CARY MEDICAL CORPORATION
    Inventor: Douglas D. Cary
  • Patent number: 6197827
    Abstract: The present invention encompasses methods of treating patients for tobacco addiction and nicotine addiction, for palliating the effects of nicotine withdrawal, for providing or facilitating the effects of smoking cessation therapies and as long-term smoking cessation maintenance therapy. The invention also includes related pharmaceutical compositions comprising nicotine receptor antagonists and either an anti-depressant or an anti-anxiety drug. Specific combinations of drugs (mecamylamine HCl and bupropion HCl) as well as mecamylamine in combination with certain drug classes (e.g., anti-anxiety drugs and anti-depressants) comprise the pharmaceutical compositions disclosed. These compositions are also contemplated for use in the treatment of cocaine addiction and the treatment of alcohol dependence.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 16, 1999
    Date of Patent: March 6, 2001
    Assignee: Cary Medical Corporation
    Inventor: Douglas D. Cary