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Details for Patent: 5,648,394

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Summary for Patent: 5,648,394

Title: Topical composition for inhibiting hair growth
Abstract:The present invention embraces a topical composition for inhibiting mammalian hair growth, particularly human beard hair growth (including hirsutism), comprising a water-soluble, hair-growth-inhibiting agent dispersed in an oil-in-water emulsion in the form of a lotion or cream. The invention also embraces a method of inhibiting mammalian hair growth by applying an effective amount of the above composition to the skin. The invention further embraces a topical composition for delivering a pharmacological agent to the skin.
Inventor(s): Boxall; Brian Alfred (Berkshire RG11 5EU, GB), Amery; Geoffrey Wilfred (Berkshire RG6 1HN, GB), Ahluwalia; Gurpreet S. (Gaithersburg, MD)
Application Number:08/513,980
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Foreign Priority and PCT Information for Patent: 5,648,394

PCT Information
PCT FiledMay 27, 1993PCT Application Number:PCT/US93/05068
PCT Publication Date:September 29, 1994PCT Publication Number: WO94/21217

International Patent Family for Patent: 5,648,394

Country Document Number Estimated Expiration Supplementary Protection Certificate SPC Country SPC Expiration
Austria172871<disabled in preview>
Australia3931093<disabled in preview>
Australia4524393<disabled in preview>
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