LAVAL, Quebec, Nov. 2, 2017 /CNW/ -- Ortho Dermatologics, a division of Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc. (NYSE: VRX andTSX: VRX), today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has accepted the New Drug Application (NDA) for IDP-118 (halobetasol propionate and tazarotene) lotion, an investigational topical treatment for plaque psoriasis. The PDUFA action date is June 18, 2018.
If approved, IDP-118 will be the first and only topical lotion that contains a unique combination of halobetasol propionate and tazarotene in one formulation for the treatment of plaque psoriasis in adult patients, allowing for a potentially expanded duration of use.
The most common adverse events were contact dermatitis (7.4%) and application site pain (2.6%).
About Ortho Dermatologics Ortho Dermatologics, aValeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc. company, is one of the largest prescription dermatology companies in the world dedicated to helping patients in the treatment of a range of therapeutic areas including actinic keratosis, acne, atopic dermatitis, psoriasis, cold sores, athlete's foot, nail fungus and other dermatoses. The Ortho Dermatologics portfolio includes several leading acne, anti-fungal and anti-infective products. More information can be found at www.ortho-dermatologics.com.
About Valeant Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc. (NYSE/TSX: VRX) is a multinational specialty pharmaceutical company that develops, manufactures and markets a broad range of pharmaceutical products primarily in the areas of dermatology, gastrointestinal disorders, eye health, neurology and branded generics. More information about Valeant can be found at www.valeant.com.
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