Patent Number: 7,709,014

Title: Hydroxy-oligocarboxylic esters: effects on nerve and use for cutaneous and mucocutaneous organs or sites

Abstract: A composition and method for producing a beneficial effect on a subject's nerve associated with at least one of a cosmetic condition, a dermatological indication and a dental indication and another condition. The composition comprises a hydroxy-oligocarboxylic ester and is formulated for topical administration of the product to a subject to produce the beneficial effect. The method includes topically applying to the subject in a region where the beneficial effect is desired a hydroxy-oligocarboxylic ester in an amount effective to produce the beneficial effect.

Inventors: Yu; Ruey J. (Chalfont, PA), Van Scott; Eugene J. (Abington, PA)


International Classification: A61K 8/02 (20060101); A61K 31/21 (20060101); A61K 31/45 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 5/04/12018