Patent Number: 7,709,501

Title: Vanilloid receptor ligands and their use in treatments

Abstract: Substituted pyridines and pyrimidines and compositions containing them, for the treatment of acute, inflammatory and neuropathic pain, dental pain, general headache, migraine, cluster headache, mixed-vascular and non-vascular syndromes, tension headache, general inflammation, arthritis, rheumatic diseases, osteoarthritis, inflammatory bowel disorders, inflammatory eye disorders, inflammatory or unstable bladder disorders, psoriasis, skin complaints with inflammatory components, chronic inflammatory conditions, inflammatory pain and associated hyperalgesia and allodynia, neuropathic pain and associated hyperalgesia and allodynia, diabetic neuropathy pain, causalgia, sympathetically maintained pain, deafferentation syndromes, asthma, epithelial tissue damage or dysfunction, herpes simplex, disturbances of visceral motility at respiratory, genitourinary, gastrointestinal or vascular regions, wounds, burns, allergic skin reactions, pruritus, vitiligo, general gastrointestinal disorders, gastric ulceration, duodenal ulcers, diarrhea, gastric lesions induced by necrotising agents, hair growth, vasomotor or allergic rhinitis, bronchial disorders or bladder disorders.

Inventors: Chen; Ning (Thousand Oaks, CA), Nishimura; Nobuko (West Hills, CA), Norman; Mark H. (Thousand Oaks, CA), Ognyanov; Vassil I. (Thousand Oaks, CA), Ognyanov, legal representative; Diana (Thousand Oaks, CA)

Assignee: Amgen Inc.

International Classification: A61K 31/445 (20060101); C07D 217/02 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 5/04/12018