Patent Number: 8,716,250

Title: Diazoxide for the treatment of Friedreich's ataxia

Abstract: A pharmaceutical preparation treats Friedreich's ataxia and treats or prevents pathologies related thereto. In particular, the pharaceutical preparation concerns the use of diazoxide or 7-chloro-3-methyl-4H-1,2,4 benzothiadiazine 1,1-dioxide, in combination with glucose and/or leucine, for the treatment of Friedreich's ataxia (FRDA) and for the treatment or prevention of pathologies related thereto.

Inventors: Marobbio; Carlo Marya Thomas (Bari, IT), Palmeri; Luigi (Bari, IT), Palmeri; Ferdinando (Bari, IT), Santoro; Antonella (Bari, IT)

Assignee: Universita' Degli Studi di Bari

International Classification: A01N 43/04 (20060101); C07C 205/00 (20060101); C07D 285/16 (20060101); C07C 229/00 (20060101); C07C 207/00 (20060101); A61K 31/70 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 5/06/12018