USV Patents Method To Make Aricept Ingredient
Mumbai-based USV Ltd. filed a patent in 2004 for a process of deriving donepezil hydrochloride, the active ingredient in Aricept, from donepezil oxalate.
The patented process presents an alternative means of creating the donepezil base without violating the several patents held by Japanese drugmaker Eisai Co. Ltd that cover the production of donepezil hydrochloride.
Aricept is used to treat the...
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