Triax Pharmaceuticals, Providers of the No. 1 Prescribed Mid-Potency Corticosteroid Brand, Introduce a New Size of Locoid Lotion 0.1%
Launched at the 67th Annual American Academy of Dermatology Meeting
Launched at the American Academy of Dermatology (AAD) meeting in
Locoid Lotion (hydrocortisone butyrate 0.1% lotion) is the only class 5 corticosteroid indicated for patients with AD ages 3 months of age and older. It has been proven to provide significant relief of all AD symptoms in pediatric and adult patients(1,2). By the conclusion of one study, 89% of patients had symptoms of skin-barrier disruption eliminated or reduced to mild. By Day 8, average pruritis-symptom scores were reduced to less than mild.
Locoid Lotion is available nationwide in a 2 fl. oz. or a 4 fl. oz. bottle.
Reversible HPA axis suppression may occur with the potential for corticosteroid insufficiency. Consider periodic evaluations for HPA axis suppression if applied to large surface areas or used under occlusion. Systemic effects of topical corticosteroids may also include manifestations of Cushing’s syndrome, hyperglycemia, and glucosuria. Pediatric patients may be more susceptible to systemic toxicity due to their large skin surface-to-body-mass ratios. Initiate appropriate therapy if a concomitant skin infection develops. Discontinue use if irritation develops.
About Triax Pharmaceuticals, LLC
Triax Pharmaceuticals is a specialty pharmaceutical company with integrated sales, marketing, and development expertise that markets a portfolio of branded dermatological products. Triax focuses on marketing dermatology products in
(1) Matheson R, Kempers S, Breneman D, et al. Hydrocortisone butyrate 0.1% lotion in the treatment of atopic dermatitis in pediatric subjects. J Drugs Dermatol. 2008;7:266-271.
(2) Data on file.
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