Patent Number: 6,169,094

Title: Compositions of (S) (-)-amisulpride

Abstract: A composition is provided comprising an antipsychotic effective amount of (S)(-)-amisulpride, (S)-(-)-4-amino-N-[(1-ethylpyrrolidin-2-yl)methyl]-5-ethylsulfonyl)-2-meth oxybenzamide. A preferred composition comprises the (D)-tartrate salt of (S)(-)-amisulpride. The (S)(-) enantiomer exhibits antipsychotic properties and administration of the specific enantiomer reduces adverse side effects by reducing toxicity.

Inventors: Perrault; Ghislaine (Paris, FR), Schoemaker; Hans (Gif sur Yvette, FR), Miget; Joel (Mousseaux sur Seine, FR)

Assignee: Sanofi-Synthelabo

International Classification: A61K 31/40 (20060101); A61K 009/20 (); C07D 207/08 ()

Expiration Date: 01/02/2018