Novel Topical Metronidazole Formulations And Therapeutic Uses Thereof


Novel topical formulations containing the drug metronidazole comprise aqueous single-phase gels. The formulations have improved specific activity and lack the comedogenic, irritant and skin-drying ingredients commonly found in prior art formulations in which the drug is dissolved in an oil phase of the formulation. The aqueous topical formulations are particularly useful for treating rosacea and other acneform dermatological conditions, and certain forms of dermatitis.

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  • Publication: Sep 22, 1988
  • Application: Mar 20, 1987
    WO US 8700584 W
  • Priority: Mar 20, 1987
    US US 8700584 W

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