Patent Number: 7,078,398

Title: Compositions and methods for treating or preventing convulsions or seizures

Abstract: The present invention relates to compositions comprising S-tofisopam substantially free of R-tofisopam, and methods for treating or preventing convulsions and/or seizures comprising administration of the composition to subjects in need of treatment therefor. Also provided are compositions and methods for treating or preventing convulsions and/or seizures comprising administering S-tofisopam substantially free of R-tofisopam with another anti-convulsant.

Inventors: Leventer; Steven M. (Langhorne, PA), Kucharik; Robert F. (Glenmoore, PA)

Assignee: Vela Pharamaceuticals, Inc.

International Classification: A61K 31/55 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 7/18/02018