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Japanese Patent JPH04506656
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A method of treating and/or preventing alopecia (baldness, deficient hair growth) comprises administering to a patient in need thereof a therapeutically or prophylactically effective amount of a sulfated mono-, di- or oligosaccharide or a derivative, salt or complex thereof. The saccharide is preferably polysulfated, such as a polysulfated disaccharide, in particular sucrose, or a derivative, complex or salt thereof. Especially interesting polysulfated disaccharides are sucrose pentasulfate, sucrose hexasulfate, sucrose heptasulfate, and sucrose octasulfate, e.g. in the form of a potassium or sodium salt, or in the form of sucralfate.

Barr-Shalom, Daniel
Booke, Niels
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Publication Date:
November 19, 1992
Filing Date:
April 19, 1990
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Booke Meditech A/S
International Classes:
A61K8/02; A61K8/00; A61K8/04; A61K8/14; A61K8/44; A61K8/60; A61K8/73; A61K31/70; A61K33/00; A61K45/06; A61Q5/00; A61Q5/02; A61Q7/00; C07H11/00; (IPC1-7): A61K7/06
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
Shintaro Nogawa

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