The combination of bupropion (Wellbutrin, Wellbutrin-SR, Zyban) and zonisamide (Zonegran) can be an effective weight loss and weight maintenance treatment for obese patients.

Technology

The present invention relates, in general, to obesity, and, in particular, to a method of treating obesity and minimizing metabolic risk factors associated therewith using, for example, zonisamide or other weight-loss promoting anticonvulsant either alone or in combination with bupropion or other compound that enhances the activity of norepinephrine and/or dopamine via uptake inhibition or other mechanism.

Duke File (IDF) Number

T-002081

Inventor(s)

  • Gadde, Kishore
  • Krishnan, K. Ranga

Patents

    • Patent Number: 7,109,198
    • Title: Method for Treating Obesity
    • Country: United States of America
    • Patent Number: 7,425,571
    • Title: Method for Treating Obesity
    • Country: United States of America
    • Patent Number: 7,754,748
    • Title: Method for Treating Obesity
    • Country: United States of America
    • Patent Number: 2003231788
    • Title: METHOD FOR TREATING OBESITY
    • Country: Australia
    • Patent Number: 2,483,464
    • Title: The combination of bupropion (Wellbutrin, Wellbutrin-SR, Zyban) and zonisamide (Zonegran) can be an effective weight loss and weight maintenance treatment for obese patients.
    • Country: Canada
    • Patent Number: ZL03811229.9
    • Title: METHOD FOR TREATING OBESITY
    • Country: China
    • Patent Number: 1505967
    • Title: METHOD FOR TREATING OBESITY
    • Country: France
    • Patent Number: 1505967
    • Title: METHOD FOR TREATING OBESITY
    • Country: Germany
    • Patent Number: 1074778
    • Title: Method for Treating Obesity
    • Country: Hong Kong
    • Patent Number: 164858
    • Title: COMPOSITION COMPRISING A WEIGHT-LOSS PROMOTING ANTICONVULSANT AND THE USE OF SUCH ANTICONVULSANT IN THE PREPARATION OF A MEDICAMENT FOR TREATING OBESITY
    • Country: Israel
    • Patent Number: 4545584
    • Title: The combination of bupropion (Wellbutrin, Wellbutrin-SR, Zyban) and zonisamide (Zonegran) can be an effective weight loss and weight maintenance treatment for obese patients.
    • Country: Japan
    • Patent Number: 10-1072885
    • Title: The combination of bupropion (Wellbutrin, Wellbutrin-SR, Zyban) and zonisamide (Zonegran) can be an effective weight loss and weight maintenance treatment for obese patients.
    • Country: Korea, South
    • Patent Number: 255008
    • Title: Compositions and Uses for Treating Obesity
    • Country: Mexico
    • Patent Number: 274429
    • Title: METHOD FOR TREATING OBESITY
    • Country: Mexico
    • Patent Number: 277469
    • Title: Method for Treating Obesity
    • Country: Mexico
    • Patent Number: 2341259
    • Title: Method for Treating Obesity
    • Country: Russia
    • Patent Number: 1505967
    • Title: METHOD FOR TREATING OBESITY
    • Country: United Kingdom

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School of Medicine (SOM)