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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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Friday, March 09, 2018

White Paper: It’s Time to Start Prescribing Biosimilars

The American College of Rheumatology’s new white paper, “The Science Behind Biosimilars -- Entering a New Era of Biologic Therapy,” encourages physicians to begin integrating biosi…

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Thursday, March 01, 2018

Calling All Students: Ortho Dermatologics Now Accepting Applications for the 2018 Aspire Higher Scholarship Program

Ortho Dermatologics is accepting applications for the 2018 Aspire Higher scholarship program for students who have been affected by dermatologic conditions. Through the program, nine students will …

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Friday, February 16, 2018

Ortho Dermatologics Presents Analysis of Siliq Phase 3 Data on Disease-Related Anxiety and Depression in Patients with Psoriasis

Ortho Dermatologics, a division of Valeant Pharmaceuticals North America, LLC, shared the results from an analysis of the Phase 3 clinical trial AMAGINE-1, which evaluated mental health comorbidities …

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Friday, February 16, 2018

Stelara Reduces Aortic Vascular Inflammation

In addition to its effects on skin inflammation, Stelara (Ustekinumab) reduces aortic inflammation, report researchers from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania …

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Thursday, February 15, 2018

Lilly: New Taltz Data and Pipeline Update to be Presented at AAD Annual Meeting

Eli Lilly and Company will present new data for Taltz® (ixekizumab), baricitinib, and mirikizumab at the American Academy of Dermatology (AAD) annual meeting in San Diego. The data include…

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Wednesday, February 14, 2018

FDA Accepts Ortho Dermatologics' NDA For Jemdel Plaque Psoriasis Treatment

The FDA has accepted the New Drug Application for Jemdel (halobetasol propionate 0.01%) (IDP-122) lotion from Ortho Dermatologics, a division of Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc. If approved…

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Thursday, February 08, 2018

FDA Approves Cosentyx Label Update to Include Scalp Psoriasis

The FDA has approved a label update for Novartis' Cosentyx (secukinumab), the first interleukin-17A (IL-17A) antagonist approved to treat moderate to severe plaque psoriasis. The updated label inc…

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Monday, January 15, 2018

Cochrane Review: Biologics Trump Other Systemics for Pso

Biologics appear to be the most effective systemic medicines for achieving a chronic plaque psoriasis score of PASI (Psoriasis Area and Severity Index) 90, according to a newly published Cochrane Revi…

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Thursday, December 21, 2017

UCB: Bimekizumab Shows Joint and Skin Responses in Psoriatic Arthritis

UCB has announced that the Phase 2b BE ACTIVE study met the primary objective of establishing dose response for bimekizumab with statistical significance. The study also demonstrated robust efficacy i…

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