Patent Number: 6,166,074

Title: Pharmaceutical compositions

Abstract: Pharmaceutical compositions which are useful for the treatment of cancer or illnesses which arise due to an abnormally elevated cell proliferation comprise acyl derivatives of aromatic aldehydes, especially arylidene diesters and .alpha.-alkoxyarylidene esters of general formula (I). ##STR1##

Inventors: Pettersen; Erik Olai (Oslo, NO), Larsen; Rolf Olaf (Langesund, NO), Dornish; John Michael (Bekkestua, NO), B.o slashed.rretzen; Bernt (Heistad, NO), Oftebro; Reidar (Hvalstad, NO), Ramdahl; Thomas (Eiksmarka, NO), Moen; Vidar (Skien, NO)

Assignee: Norsk Hydro A.S.

International Classification: A61K 31/21 (20060101); A61K 31/275 (20060101); A61K 31/22 (20060101); A61K 31/335 (20060101); A61K 31/34 (20060101); A61K 31/44 (20060101); A61K 31/38 (20060101); A01N 037/10 ()

Expiration Date: 12/26/2017