Patent Number: 8,815,887

Title: Prophylactic or therapeutic method for Sjogren's syndrome

Abstract: The present invention provides a prophylactic or therapeutic agent and a prophylactic or therapeutic method superior in the prophylaxis or treatment of Sjogren's syndrome. Provided are a prophylactic or therapeutic agent for Sjogren's syndrome, containing a compound represented by the formula (I): ##STR00001## wherein each symbol is as defined in the Specification, or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof, and a method for the prophylaxis or treatment of Sjogren's syndrome, including administering an effective amount of the compound represented by the formula (I) or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof, to a subject in need thereof.

Inventors: Suzuki; Nobutaka (Kanagawa, JP), Miyazaki; Takahiro (Kanagawa, JP), Ochi; Takashi (Kanagawa, JP)

Assignee: Millenium Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

International Classification: A61K 31/435 (20060101); A61K 31/44 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 8/26/12018