Document Type

Patent

Patent Number

US Patent 4,629,738

Patent agency

United States Patent and Trademark Office

Publication Date

12-16-1986

Assignee

University of Iowa Research Foundation (Iowa City, IA, US)

Application Number

06/624,261

Date Filed

1984-06-25

Total Pages

6 pages

Abstract

A topical composition for eye treatment of glaucoma, comprising a small but pharmaceutically effective amount of a non-classical carbonic anhydrase inhibitor. The most preferred compound is methyl acetazolamide. The invention also relates to a method of topically treating glaucoma with eye drops of a non-classical carbonic anhydrase inhibitor to reduce intraocular pressure.

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URL

https://ir.uiowa.edu/patents/47