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2011-07-11 08:00:00

MAPLE GROVE, Minn., July 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Today Upsher-Smith Laboratories, Inc. announced the launch of Trianex(TM) 0.05% (Triamcinolone Acetonide Ointment), a prescription topical corticosteroid offering the feel of a cream with the strength of an ointment. Trianex(TM) combines triamcinolone, the No. 1 prescribed type of topical corticosteroid,(1) with a pleasing cream-like base to relieve inflammation and itching in skin conditions that respond to treatment with corticosteroids,...

2011-04-11 21:37:53

The use of corticosteroids during pregnancy does not appear to be associated with an increased risk of orofacial clefts in infants, according to an article in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal) (pre-embargo link only) http://www.cmaj.ca/embargo/cmaj101063.pdf. Many previous studies have shown associated risks with use of oral corticosteroids, although they were small studies. Corticosteroids are used for asthma, allergies, eczema and psoriasis, autoimmune diseases and cancer. Use of...

2009-03-19 13:20:00

Launched at the 67th Annual American Academy of Dermatology Meeting CRANFORD, N.J., March 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Triax Pharmaceuticals, the marketers of Locoid Lipocream(R) (hydrocortisone butyrate 0.1%) the leading mid-potency corticosteroid brand, introduces a new 4 oz. size of its recently launched Locoid(R) Lotion. Launched at the American Academy of Dermatology (AAD) meeting in San Francisco, Locoid(R) Lotion (hydrocortisone butyrate 0.1%) contains a moisturizing vehicle to cover larger...

2007-01-23 09:01:06

Stiefel Laboratories, Inc., the world's largest independent pharmaceutical company specializing in dermatology, today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Olux-E™ (clobetasol propionate) Foam, 0.05%. Olux-E is indicated for the treatment of inflammatory and pruritic manifestations of corticosteroid-responsive dermatoses, also known as psoriasis and eczema, in patients 12 years of age or older. In clinical studies, Olux-E was shown to safely and...

2006-11-08 18:01:17

Connetics Corporation (NASDAQ: CNCT), a specialty pharmaceutical company that develops and commercializes dermatology products, today announced the nationwide U.S. commercial launch of Verdeso™ (desonide) Foam, 0.05%, for the treatment of mild-to-moderate atopic dermatitis in adults and children as young as three months of age. Verdeso, a low-potency topical steroid, is the first commercial product formulated in Connetics' proprietary VersaFoam-EF™ emulsion formulation foam...


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