Generic Drugs

Recent Rosacea Blog Posts

Glenmark to sell Generic Finacea

News today that Glenmark Pharmaceutiacals has received approval from the FDA to manufacture a generic form of Azelaic Acid Gel 15% (marketed under the name Finacea). There has been quite a bit of business activity related to Finacea in the last year. Indeed back in 2013 we learnt that Bayer HealthCare the makers of Finacea, […]

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Generic Oracea – sadly just not going to happen

A recent ruling from a Delaware Federal judge has confirmed that Galderma’s patent protection covering Oracea is secure, and confirming that generic Oracea is just not going to happen. This most recent ruling found that Amneal Pharmaceuticals’s attempt to create a generic version of the once-daily low dose doxycycline treatment infringes 5 of Galderma’s US […]

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How would you like Metrogel and Finacea to be over the counter?

Does the trip to the doctor, taking the paperwork to the chemist and then negotiating the insurance minefield get you down? Well you are not alone – many rosacea sufferers despair at how much it takes to get hold of your favourite prescription treatment. Well what would it take for the rosacea treatment main stays […]

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Zenavod (DFD-09) is the new Generic Oracea – sadly no

News today that Dr. Reddy’s subsidiary Promius Pharma has gained tentative approval for their 40mg formulation of doxycycline for the papules and pustles of rosacea. Before we get too excited about the real possibility of the availability of a generic form of Oracea, the announcement tells us that the approval is “subject to an automatic […]

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Galderma defending against Actavis Generic Mirvaso

Following on from the large trial announcement by Actavis last year, Galderma has started a suit against Actavis to prevent the sale of Generic Mirvaso. Actavis has filed an abbreviated new drug application with the FDA. Galderma is seeking to use a series of patents to block Actavis from marketing their Brimonidine Topical Gel, 0.33%. […]

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