Patent Number: 7,045,525

Title: Use of (R)-peniciclovir triphosphate for the manufacture of a medicament for the treatment of viral diseases

Abstract: A method of treatment of: i) HIV-1 infections in mammals, including humans; or ii) HBV infections in mammals, including humans; which method comprises the administration to the human in need of such treatment, an effective amount of the (R)-enantiomer of the triphosphate of a compound of formula (A) or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof; and compounds for use in the method.

Inventors: Vere Hodge; Richard Anthony (Reigate, GB), Schinazi; Raymond F (Decatur, GA)

Assignee: Novartis AG

International Classification: A61K 31/522 (20060101); A61K 31/675 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 5/16/02018