Patents by Inventor Akio Nishiura

Akio Nishiura has filed for patents to protect the following inventions. This listing includes patent applications that are pending as well as patents that have already been granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

  • Patent number: 9085523
    Abstract: The present invention provides a compound of which active |form| is represented by a formula (A). and which can be injected into a joint cavity which is an affected part of disorders and can be accumulated in the joint cavity to exert the pharmacological effect thereof in a sustained manner, for the purpose of ameliorating cartilage disorders without developing any side effect. A compound according to the present invention, which is represented by a formula (I): (wherein all of symbols are as defined in the description), is a compound that can achieve the above-mentioned purpose. This compound does not exhibit any side effect on the cardiovascular system even when the compound is administered in an effective amount for exhibiting a cartilage regeneration activity, and is therefore extremely useful as a safe and effective preventive and/or therapeutic agent for cartilage disorders.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 3, 2012
    Date of Patent: July 21, 2015
    Assignee: ONO PHARMACEUTICAL CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Tetsuo Obitsu, Kousuke Tani, Hikaru Sugihara, Akio Nishiura, Shinsei Fujimura
  • Publication number: 20140171388
    Abstract: The present invention provides a compound of which active |form| is represented by a formula (A). and which can be injected into a joint cavity which is an affected part of disorders and can be accumulated in the joint cavity to exert the pharmacological effect thereof in a sustained manner, for the purpose of ameliorating cartilage disorders without developing any side effect. A compound according to the present invention, which is represented by a formula (I): (wherein all of symbols are as defined in the description), is a compound that can achieve the above-mentioned purpose. This compound does not exhibit any side effect on the cardiovascular system even when the compound is administered in an effective amount for exhibiting a cartilage regeneration activity, and is therefore extremely useful as a safe and effective preventive and/or therapeutic agent for cartilage disorders.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 3, 2012
    Publication date: June 19, 2014
    Applicant: ONO PHARMACEUTICAL CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Tetsuo Obitsi, Kousuke Tani, Hikaru Sugihara, Akio Nishiura, Shinsei Fujimura
  • Patent number: 8642630
    Abstract: It relates to an endogenous repair factor production accelerator which comprises one or at least two selected from prostaglandin (PG) I2 agonist, EP2 agonist and EP4 agonist. Since prostaglandin (PG) I2 agonist, EP2 agonist or EP4 agonist has various endogenous repair factor production accelerating action, angiogenesis acceleration action and stem cell differentiation induction action, it is useful as preventive and/or therapeutic agents for ischemic organ diseases (e.g., arteriosclerosis obliterans, Buerger disease, Raynaud disease, myocardial infarction, angina pectoris, diabetic neuropathy, spinal canal stenosis, cerebrovascular accidents, cerebral infarction, pulmonary hypertension, bone fracture, Alzheimer disease, etc.) and various cell and organ diseases.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 4, 2013
    Date of Patent: February 4, 2014
    Assignee: Ono Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Yoshiki Sakai, Akio Nishiura, Teppei Ogata
  • Patent number: 8436026
    Abstract: It relates to an endogenous repair factor production accelerator which comprises one or at least two selected from prostaglandin (PG) 12 agonist, EP2 agonist and EP4 agonist. Since prostaglandin (PG) 12 agonist, EP2 agonist or EP4 agonist has various endogenous repair factor production accelerating action, angiogenesis acceleration action and stem cell differentiation induction action, it is useful as preventive and/or therapeutic agents for ischemic organ diseases (e.g., arteriosclerosis obliterans, Buerger disease, Raynaud disease, myocardial infarction, angina pectoris, diabetic neuropathy, spinal canal stenosis, cerebrovascular accidents, cerebral infarction, pulmonary hypertension, bone fracture, Alzheimer disease, etc.) and various cell and organ diseases.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 20, 2008
    Date of Patent: May 7, 2013
    Assignee: Ono Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Yoshiki Sakai, Akio Nishiura, Teppei Ogata
  • Patent number: 8410171
    Abstract: An adhesive preparation which has a pressure-sensitive adhesive layer comprising two components, i.e., a C1-4 alcohol ester of 4-{[2-((1R,2R,3R)-3-hydroxy-2-{(1E,3S)-3-hydroxy-4-[3-(methoxymethyl)phenyl]but-1-enyl}-5-osocyclopentyl)ethyl]sulfanyl}butanoic acid and a silicone-based pressure-sensitive adhesive. This is an effective and safe preparation which is stable, shows little change in skin permability and release a drug not rapidly but continuously.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 25, 2007
    Date of Patent: April 2, 2013
    Assignee: Ono Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Akio Nishiura, Hikaru Sugihara, Kazuya Abe
  • Publication number: 20120202773
    Abstract: A pharmaceutical composition for topical administration for prevention and/or treatment of diseases associated with decrease in bone mass comprising an EP4 agonist as an active ingredient. An EP4 agonist, in which includes a compound possessing prostaglandin skeleton as a representative, possesses promoting action on bone formation, so it is useful for prevention and/or treatment of diseases associated with decrease in bone mass (bone diseases such as primary osteoporosis, secondary osteoporosis, bone metastasis of cancer, hypercalcemia, Paget's disease, bone loss and bone necrosis, postoperative osteogenesis, alternative therapy for bone grafting).
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 23, 2012
    Publication date: August 9, 2012
    Applicant: ONO PHARMACEUTICAL CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Toru Maruyama, Kaoru Kobayashi, Tohru Kambe, Takayuki Maruyama, Hideyuki Yoshida, Akio Nishiura, Nobutaka Abe
  • Patent number: 8207223
    Abstract: A pharmaceutical composition for topical administration for prevention and/or treatment of diseases associated with decrease in bone mass comprising an EP4 agonist as an active ingredient. An EP4 agonist, in which includes a compound possessing prostaglandin skeleton as a representative, possesses promoting action on bone formation, so it is useful for prevention and/or treatment of diseases associated with decrease in bone mass (bone diseases such as primary osteoporosis, secondary osteoporosis, bone metastasis of cancer, hypercalcemia, Paget's disease, bone loss and bone necrosis, postoperative osteogenesis, alternative therapy for bone grafting).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 27, 2009
    Date of Patent: June 26, 2012
    Assignee: Ono Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Toru Maruyama, Kaoru Kobayashi, Tohru Kambe, Takayuki Maruyama, Hideyuki Yoshida, Akio Nishiura, Nobutaka Abe
  • Publication number: 20100041758
    Abstract: An adhesive preparation which has a pressure-sensitive adhesive layer comprising two components, i.e., a C1-4 alcohol ester of 4-{[2-((1R,2R,3R)-3-hydroxy-2-{(1E,3S)-3-hydroxy-4-[3-(methoxymethyl)phenyl]but-1-enyl}-5-osocyclopentyl)ethyl]sulfanyl}butanoic acid and a silicone-based pressure-sensitive adhesive. This is an effective and safe preparation which is stable, shows little change in skin permability and release a drug not rapidly but continuously.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 25, 2007
    Publication date: February 18, 2010
    Applicant: ONO PHARMACEUTICAL CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Akio Nishiura, Hikaru Sugihara, Kazuya Abe
  • Publication number: 20100010222
    Abstract: A pharmaceutical composition for topical administration for prevention and/or treatment of diseases associated with decrease in bone mass comprising an EP4 agonist as an active ingredient. An EP4 agonist, in which includes a compound possessing prostaglandin skeleton as a representative, possesses promoting action on bone formation, so it is useful for prevention and/or treatment of diseases associated with decrease in bone mass (bone diseases such as primary osteoporosis, secondary osteoporosis, bone metastasis of cancer, hypercalcemia, Paget's disease, bone loss and bone necrosis, postoperative osteogenesis, alternative therapy for bone grafting).
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 27, 2009
    Publication date: January 14, 2010
    Applicant: ONO PHARMACEUTICAL CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Toru MARUYAMA, Kaoru Kobayashi, Tohru Kambe, Takayuki Maruyama, Hideyuki Yoshida, Akio Nishiura, Nobutaka Abe
  • Patent number: 7547715
    Abstract: It relates to an endogenous repair factor production accelerator which comprises one or at least two selected from prostaglandin (PG) I2 agonist, EP2 agonist and EP4 agonist. Since prostaglandin (PG) I2 agonist, EP2 agonist or EP4 agonist has various endogenous repair factor production accelerating action, angiogenesis acceleration action and stem cell differentiation induction action, it is useful as preventive and/or therapeutic agents for ischemic organ diseases (e.g., arteriosclerosis obliterans, Buerger disease, Raynaud disease, myocardial infarction, angina pectoris, diabetic neuropathy, spinal canal stenosis, cerebrovascular accidents, cerebral infarction, pulmonary hypertension, bone fracture, Alzheimer disease, etc.) and various cell and organ diseases.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 9, 2003
    Date of Patent: June 16, 2009
    Assignee: Ono Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Yoshiki Sakai, Akio Nishiura, Teppei Ogata
  • Publication number: 20090074844
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a blood concentration regulation type percutaneous absorption preparation, which comprises an ester form of 4-{[2-((1R,2R,3R)-3-hydroxy-2-{(1E,3S)-3-hydroxy-4-[3-(methoxymethyl)phenyl]but-1-enyl}-5-oxocyclopentyl)ethyl]sulfanyl}butanoic acid and a base for external preparations. The blood concentration regulation type percutaneous absorption preparation of the present invention can stably maintain blood concentration of the active form of the present invention and is safe since there are no side effects. Therefore, it can be used as a percutaneous absorption preparation which can be persistently administered.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 27, 2006
    Publication date: March 19, 2009
    Applicant: ONO PHARMACEUTICAL CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Akio Nishiura, Hikaru Sugihara, Harumi Arai, Toshiya Kanaji
  • Publication number: 20090022915
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a particle having a mean particle size of 0.01 to 20 ?m, containing tert-butyl (4R)-4-{[((1R)-2-[(1-benzylpiperidin-4-yl)amino]-1-{[(cyclohexylmethyl)thio]methyl}-2-oxoethyl)amino]carbonyl}-1,3-thiazolidine-3-carboxylate. A preparation containing the particle is excellent in pulmonary delivery through inhalation and is easy to handle because of excellent dispersibility of the particle, and thus the present compound can be used as a pulmonary preparation.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 8, 2006
    Publication date: January 22, 2009
    Applicant: ONO PHARMACEUTICAL CO., LTD.,
    Inventors: Hideo Masuda, Hikaru Sugihara, Akio Nishiura, Kazuyuki Hayashi
  • Publication number: 20080299089
    Abstract: It relates to an endogenous repair factor production accelerator which comprises one or at least two selected from prostaglandin (PG) 12 agonist, EP2 agonist and EP4 agonist. Since prostaglandin (PG) 12 agonist, EP2 agonist or EP4 agonist has various endogenous repair factor production accelerating action, angiogenesis acceleration action and stem cell differentiation induction action, it is useful as preventive and/or therapeutic agents for ischemic organ diseases (e.g., arteriosclerosis obliterans, Buerger disease, Raynaud disease, myocardial infarction, angina pectoris, diabetic neuropathy, spinal canal stenosis, cerebrovascular accidents, cerebral infarction, pulmonary hypertension, bone fracture, Alzheimer disease, etc.) and various cell and organ diseases.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 20, 2008
    Publication date: December 4, 2008
    Applicant: ONO PHARMACEUTICAL CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yoshiki SAKAI, Akio Nishiura, Teppei Ogata
  • Publication number: 20080096924
    Abstract: To provide an amorphous composition for nasal administration or for administration by adhering to oral mucosa in which absorption property and chemical and physical stabilities of (2R)—N-(1-benzylpiperidin-4-yl)-3-cyclohexylmethylthio-2-[(4R)-3-tert-butoxycarbonylthiazolidin-4-ylcarbonylamino]propanamide which is useful as an N type calcium channel inhibitor are improved. A preparation comprising the amorphous composition of the present invention has been found to be excellent in physical stability and chemical stability and to be useful as a nasal preparation or a preparation for adhering to the oral mucosa. As a result, the resulting preparation has a high BA value and is useful for prevention and/or the treatment of a disease mediated by the N type calcium channel including pain (such as neuropathic pain, cancerous pain, intractable pain, postoperative pain, acute pain, chronic pain, neuralgia and infectious pain).
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 16, 2005
    Publication date: April 24, 2008
    Applicant: ONO PHARMACEUTICAL CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Hideo Masuda, Hikaru Sugihara, Akio Nishiura
  • Publication number: 20080033033
    Abstract: The pharmaceutical composition comprising the compound of the invention having 8-azaprostaglandin skeleton represented by formula (I) (wherein, all the symbols have the same meanings as that of the specification.) a salt thereof, a solvate thereof or a cyclodextrin clathrate thereof, or a prodrug thereof and them as active ingredient have EP4 agonistic action and thus are considered useful for the prevention and/or treatment of immunological diseases, asthma, neuronal cell death, arthritis, lung failure, pulmonary fibrosis, pulmonary emphysema, bronchitis, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, liver damage, acute hepatitis, nephritis, renal insufficiency, hypertension, myocardial ischemia, systemic inflammatory response syndrome, sepsis, hemophagous syndrome, macrophage activation syndrome, Still's disease, Kawasaki disease, burn, systemic granulomatosis, ulcerative colitis, Crohn's disease, hypercytokinemia at dialysis, multiple organ failure, shock and glaucoma, etc.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 16, 2007
    Publication date: February 7, 2008
    Inventors: Tohru Kambe, Toru Maruyama, Kaoru Kobayashi, Kousuke Tani, Yoshihiko Nakai, Toshihiko Nagase, Takayuki Maruyama, Kiyoto Sakata, Hideyuki Yoshida, Shinsei Fujimura, Akio Nishiura, Nobutaka Abe
  • Patent number: 7256211
    Abstract: The pharmaceutical composition comprising the compound of the invention having 8-azaprostaglandin skeleton represented by formula (I) (wherein, all the symbols have the same meanings as that of the specification) a salt thereof, a solvate thereof or a cyclodextrin clathrate thereof, or a prodrug thereof and them as active ingredient have EP4 agonistic action and thus are considered useful for the prevention and/or treatment of immunological diseases, asthma, neuronal cell death, arthritis, lung failure, pulmonary fibrosis, pulmonary emphysema, bronchitis, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, liver damage, acute hepatitis, nephritis, renal insufficiency, hypertension, myocardial ischemia, systemic inflammatory response syndrome, sepsis, hemophagous syndrome, macrophage activation syndrome, Still's disease, Kawasaki disease, burn, systemic granulomatosis, ulcerative colitis, Crohn's disease, hypercytokinemia at dialysis, multiple organ failure, shock and glaucoma, etc.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 20, 2004
    Date of Patent: August 14, 2007
    Assignee: ONO Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Tohru Kambe, Toru Maruyama, Kaoru Kobayashi, Kousuke Tani, Yoshihiko Nakai, Toshihiko Nagase, Takayuki Maruyama, Kiyoto Sakata, Hideyuki Yoshida, Shinsei Fujimura, Akio Nishiura, Nobutaka Abe
  • Publication number: 20060122275
    Abstract: The present invention relates to reduction of side effects of diclofenac or a salt thereof An agent for reducing side effects of diclofenac or a salt thereof which comprises ornoprostil. It is expected that a combination agent of diclofenac or a non-toxic salt thereof and ornoprostil is comparable to even superior to marketed diclofenac tablets or Arthrotec tables in effects and fast-acting property while showing little side effects (particularly digestive disorders, gastric ulcer, diarrhea/vomiting and renal disorder) and exerting excellent antipyretic, analgesic and antiinlfammatory effects. Also, by formulating the combination agent into a preparation of separation type pharmaceutical preparation, the stability of ornoprostil can be improved.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 21, 2003
    Publication date: June 8, 2006
    Inventors: Yoshiki Sakai, Nobuo Katsube, Akio Nishiura, Masanobu Yamamoto, Ken-ichi Sugishita
  • Publication number: 20060069018
    Abstract: It relates to an endogenous repair factor production accelerator which comprises one or at least two selected from prostaglandin (PG) I2 agonist, EP2 agonist and EP4 agonist. Since prostaglandin (PG) I2 agonist, EP2 agonist or EP4 agonist has various endogenous repair factor production accelerating action, angiogenesis acceleration action and stem cell differentiation induction action, it is useful as preventive and/or therapeutic agents for ischemic organ diseases (e.g., arteriosclerosis obliterans, Buerger disease, Raynaud disease, myocardial infarction, angina pectoris, diabetic neuropathy, spinal canal stenosis, cerebrovascular accidents, cerebral infarction, pulmonary hypertension, bone fracture, Alzheimer disease, etc.) and various cell and organ diseases.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 9, 2003
    Publication date: March 30, 2006
    Applicant: ONO PHARMACEUTICAL CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yoshiki Sakai, Akio Nishiura, Teppei Ogata
  • Publication number: 20050020686
    Abstract: A pharmaceutical composition for topical administration for prevention and/or treatment of diseases associated with decrease in bone mass comprising an EP4 agonist as an active ingredient. An EP4 agonist, in which includes a compound possessing prostaglandin skeleton as a representative, possesses promoting action on bone formation, so it is useful for prevention and/or treatment of diseases associated with decrease in bone mass (bone diseases such as primary osteoporosis, secondary osteoporosis, bone metastasis of cancer, hypercalcemia, Paget's disease, bone loss and bone necrosis, postoperative osteogenesis, alternative therapy for bone grafting).
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 22, 2002
    Publication date: January 27, 2005
    Inventors: Toru Maruyama, Kaoru Kobayashi, Tohru Kambe, Takayuki Maruyama, Hideyuki Yoshida, Akio Nishiura, Nobutaka Abe
  • Publication number: 20040258730
    Abstract: A sustained release film preparation for local administration to the region of diseases associated with decrease in bone mass, which comprises, as an active ingredient thereof, (11&agr;,13E,15&agr;)-9-oxo-11,15-dihydroxy-16-(3-methoxymethylphenyl)-17,18,19,20-tetranor-5-thiaprost-13-enoic acid methyl ester having the following formula (I) or a non-toxic salt thereof: 1
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 11, 2004
    Publication date: December 23, 2004
    Inventors: Yasuhiko Tabata, Akio Nishiura