Patent Number: 7,101,853

Title: Method for treating or preventing gastritis using amylin or amylin agonists

Abstract: Methods for treating or preventing gastritis or gastric injury are disclosed, comprising administering a therapeutically effective amount of an amylin or an amylin agonist. Methods are also disclosed for the treatment of pain, fever, inflammation, arthritis, hypercoagulability, or other conditions for which a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug would be indicated, comprising administering an amylin or amylin agonist in conjunction with administering a therapeutically effective amount of a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory agent. Pharmaceutical compositions comprising an amylin or amylin agonist and a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug are also disclosed.

Inventors: Young; Andrew A. (San Diego, CA), Gedulin; Bronislava (San Diego, CA), Beynon; Gareth Wyn (Brightwell-cum Sotwell, GB)

Assignee: Amylin Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

International Classification: A61K 38/00 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 9/05/02018