|Title:||Use of 1-hydroxy-2-pyridones for the treatment of seborrheic dermatitis|
|Abstract:|| Compounds of the formula (I) are disclosed and are suitable for the treatment of seborrheic dermatitis. ##STR00001##|
|Inventor(s):|| Bohn; Manfred (Hofheim, DE), Kraemer; Karl Theodor (Langen, DE), Markus; Astrid (Liederbach, DE) |
|Assignee:|| Medicis Pharmaceutical Corporation (Scottsdale, AZ) |
1. A method of treating seborrheic dermatitis comprising administering to the affected area of the skin of a human having seborrheic dermatitis an amount effective for
the treatment of seborrheic dermatitis of a composition comprising only one active ingredient, the active ingredient consisting of ciclopirox, and at least one surfactant; wherein the composition has a pH ranging from about 4.5 to about 6.5; and
wherein the composition is a single composition.