Patent Number: 8,716,231

Title: Use of benzo-fused heterocycle sulfamide derivatives for the treatment of pain

Abstract: The present invention is a method for the treatment of pain comprising administering to a subject in need thereof a therapeutically effective amount of one or more novel benzo-fused heterocycle sulfamide derivatives of formula (I) and formula (II) as described herein. The present invention is further directed to methods for the treatment of pain comprising co-therapy with analgesic agent(s) and a compound of formula (I) or formula (II) as described herein.

Inventors: Smith-Swintosky; Virginia L. (Hatfield, PA), Reitz; Allen B. (Lansdale, PA)

Assignee: Janssen Pharmaceutica NV

International Classification: A61K 31/335 (20060101); A01N 43/26 (20060101); A01N 43/32 (20060101); A61K 31/80 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 5/06/12018