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Prevention of addiction in pain management

United States Patent

6,939,876
September 6, 2005
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The present invention provides a composition for treating pain. The composition includes a pharmaceutically acceptable analgesic and a GABAergic agent, such as gamma vinyl GABA, effective in reducing or eliminating the addictive liability of the analgesic. The invention also includes a method for reducing or eliminating the addictive
Dewey; Stephen L. (Manorville, NY), Brodie; Jonathan D. (Cos Cob, CT), Ashby, Jr.; Charles R. (Miller Place, NY)
Brookhaven Science Associates, LLC (Upton, NY)
10/ 124,660
20030004176
April 18, 2002
This invention was made with Government support under contract number DE-AC02-98CH10886, awarded by the U.S. Department of Energy. The Government has certain rights in the invention.