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Thursday, June 21, 2018

FDA-Approved Label Update: Cosentyx Inhibits Progression of Joint Structural Damage in PsA

The US FDA has approved a label update for Cosentyx® (secukinumab) from Novartis, including data that show the treatment significantly slows the progression of joint structural damage at Week 24 v…

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Monday, June 18, 2018

Valeant: FDA Issues Complete Response Letter for Duobrii

Ortho Dermatologics, a division of Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc. has received a Complete Response Letter (CRL) from the US FDA regarding the company's New Drug Application …

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Wednesday, June 06, 2018

Luma Therapeutics Launches Novel illuvinate Phototherapy System

Luma Therapeutics has launched illuvinate as an innovative and modern twist on the Goeckerman regimen. By combining a narrowband UVB LED light with patented hydrogels containing coal tar micro-globule…

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Tuesday, May 29, 2018

FDA Approves Cimzia for Moderate to Severe Plaque Psoriasis

The FDA has approved extending the label for UCB's Cimzia (certolizumab pegol) to include a new indication in adults with moderate to severe plaque psoriasis. Cimzia is indicated for the treatment…

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Thursday, May 24, 2018

Psoriatic Arthritis Awareness Project Launches

In recognition of Psoriatic Arthritis Action Month, the National Psoriasis Foundation (NPF), in collaboration with Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation, has premiered the Psoriatic Arthritis (PsA) Awa…

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Tuesday, May 22, 2018

FDA Approves Lilly's Taltz for Label Update to Treat Psoriasis Involving the Genital Area

The FDA has approved a label update for Taltz (ixekizumab) injection 80 mg/mL to include data in psoriasis involving the genital area. Eli Lilly and Company's Taltz is the first treatment FDA…

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Tuesday, May 15, 2018

National Psoriasis Foundation Honors Dr. Jerry Bagel with Excellence in Leadership Award

Jerry Bagel, MD, an internationally recognized expert in the treatment of psoriasis and founder of Windsor Dermatology and Psoriasis Treatment Center of Central New Jersey, will receive the Excellence…

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Friday, May 11, 2018

Valeant is Becoming Bausch Health Companies, Inc.

Bausch Health Companies, Inc. will become the new name of Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc., effective in July 2018. Based on the strong brand equity of the company’s businesses a…

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Tuesday, May 01, 2018

Encore Dermatology Launches Impoyz Cream 0.025%, a Newly Formulated High-Potency Topical Corticosteroid

Encore Dermatology Inc. launched its new topical product, Impoyz Cream, indicated for the treatment of moderate to severe plaque psoriasis in patients 18 years of age or older. Impoyz Cream is the onl…

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Monday, April 09, 2018

Ortho Dermatologics’ DUOBRII Improves Psoriasis Symptoms As Early As Two Weeks

DUOBRII (halobetasol propionate and tazarotene) (IDP-118) lotion demonstrated significant superiority over vehicle as early as two weeks, according to new research in Journal of the American Academy o…

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Wednesday, April 04, 2018

GlobalData: Sun Pharma’s Ilumya To Face Strong Competition in the US market

It’s a tough road ahead for Sun Pharma’s newly approved Ilumya, according to a new report from GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company.

 In March 2018 the US Food and Drug…

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Friday, March 30, 2018

Escalier Biosciences Closes Financing, Focuses on Psoriasis

Escalier Biosciences BV, a privately held biopharmaceutical company, this month closed $19 million Series B financing. The round was led by Forbion with existing investors New Science Ventur…

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Tuesday, March 27, 2018

Skin of Color Society Reports Banner Year

Kudos to the Skin of Color Society (SOCS) for a banner year. At its recent annual business meeting held in conjunction with the 2018 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Dermatology, SOCS…

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Thursday, March 22, 2018

FDA Approves Label Update for Cimzia Addressing Low Risk of Fetal Exposure

The FDA has approved a label update that includes pharmacokinetic data showing negligible to low transfer of Cimzia® (certolizumab pegol) through placenta and minimal transfer to …

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Wednesday, March 21, 2018

Sun Pharma: FDA Approves Ilumya for Adult Psoriasis

The FDA has approved Ilumya™ (tildrakizumab-asmn) from Sun Pharma for the treatment of adults with moderate-to-severe plaque psoriasis who are candidates for systemic therapy or phototherapy. Il…

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