Treatment of conditions and disease

  • US 5,852,002 A
  • Filed: 06/05/1995
  • Issued: 12/22/1998
  • Est. Priority Date: 09/21/1989
  • Status: Expired due to Term
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1. A method of treating a condition or disease in a human involving tissue selected from the group consisting of underperfused tissue and pathological tissue which will benefit from the treatment by the administration of an agent selected from the group consisting of a medicinal agent and a therapeutic agent and combinations thereof, which is suitable for treating said tissue, the method comprising administering to the human a therapeutically effective dosage amount of a pharmaceutical composition comprising a therapeutically effective amount of the agent to treat the disease or condition involving tissue selected from the group consisting of underperfused tissue and pathological tissue, and a sufficient amount of a form of hyaluronic acid selected from the group consisting of hyaluronic acid and its non-toxic salts and combinations thereof sufficient to facilitate the transport and penetration of the agent through the tissue at a site to be treated through the cell membranes into the individual cells to be treated wherein the molecular weight of the form of hyaluronic acid is in the range of 150,000 to 750,000 daltons, and said amount of the form of hyaluronic acid is sufficient to provide a dosage greater than 10 mg and less than 3000 mg.

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