Patent Number: 8,871,256

Title: Methods and systems for treatment of inflammatory diseases with nitric oxide

Abstract: The present invention generally relates to compositions and methods for treatment of various inflammatory diseases, such as inflammatory dermatoses and other conditions, e.g., using nitric oxide. Examples of such dermatoses include psoriasis, atopic dermatitis, and contact dermatitis. The nitric oxide may be present within a first phase comprising a lecithin, such as phosphatidylcholine. In certain embodiments, the lecithin is present in liposomes, micelles, or other vesicles containing nitric oxide. The composition can take the form of a gel, a cream, a lotion, an ointment, a solution, a solid "stick," etc., that can be rubbed or sprayed onto the skin, e.g., onto an inflammation site, or other suitable portion of the skin. Other aspects of the present invention are generally directed to methods of making or using such compositions, methods of promoting such compositions, kits including such compositions, or the like.

Inventors: Perricone; Nicholas V. (Madison, CT)

Assignee: Transdermal Biotechnology, Inc.

International Classification: A61K 9/127 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 2018-10-28 0:00:00