Rosacea: An Introduction

The Sansrosa Patent - Some New Possible Treatment Methods

Compounds, formulations, and methods for treating or preventing rosacea wherein each of B1, B2, and B3 is independently hydrogen, hydroxy, or alkoxy; and each of B4 and B5 is independently hydrogen or alkyl, applying such compounds topically as sprays, mists, aerosols, solutions, lotions, gels, creams, ointments, pastes, unguents, emulsions, and suspensions to treat rosacea and its symptoms. wherein each of A1, A3, and A4 is independently hydrogen or alkyl; and A2 is independently hydrogen or hydroxy; and each of R4 and R5 is independently hydrogen, alkyl, or alkoxy; and each of R6 and R7 is independently hydrogen, nitro, alkyl, or alkoxy; wherein each of R1, R2, and R3 is independently hydrogen, hologen, alkyl, or alkoxy; In methods, compounds, and topical formulations for treatment of rosacea incorporating compounds represented by the formulas below.

This application claims priority from U.S. patent application Ser. No. 60/473,611, filed on May 27, 2003.

In view of the Background, Summary, Figures, and Detailed Description, it is clear that in certain embodiments, the invention comprises a method of treating or preventing rosacea and its symptoms, comprising topically administering to the skin of a subject in need of such treatment or prevention a compound of a formula.

Wherein each of R.sub.1, R.sub.2, and R.sub.3 is independently hydrogen, hologen, alkyl, or alkoxy; each of R.sub.4 and R.sub.5 is independently hydrogen, alkyl, or alkoxy; and each of R.sub.6 and R.sub.7 is independently hydrogen, nitro, alkyl, or alkoxy; wherein each of A.sub.1, A.sub.3, and A.sub.4 is independently hydrogen or alkyl; and A.sub.2 is independently hydrogen or hydroxy; and wherein each of B.sub.1, B.sub.2, and B.sub.3 is independently hydrogen, hydroxy, or alkoxy; and each of B.sub.4 and B.sub.5 is independently hydrogen or alkyl.

All citations (e.g., scientific journal publications, patents, and other reference material) mentioned herein are hereby incorporated herein by reference to the same extent as if each individual citation was specifically and individually indicated to be incorporated by reference. One of ordinary skill in the art can make many variations and modifications to the above-described embodiments of the invention without departing from the spirit or scope of the appended claims. Accordingly, all such variations and modifications are within the scope of the appended claims.


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