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|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)|
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|PCT Filed||May 27, 1993||PCT Application Number:||PCT/US93/05068|
|PCT Publication Date:||September 29, 1994||PCT Publication Number:||WO94/21217|
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