Rhofade, Oxymetazoline Cream 1% for the redness of Rosacea

Rhofade is Allergan’s Oxymetazoline based topical treatment for the red face of rosacea. Rhofade is known chemically as a Selective α1-Adrenergic Receptor Agonist, and during the drug’s development was known as AGN-199201 and also V-101.

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Allergan – Rhofade has no rebound

In a document prepared for Allergan’s November 4, 2015 R&D Day presentation, Allergan is highlighting the development of its soon to be approved oxymetazoline 1% cream for rosacea. The slides relating to Oxymetazoline show the features of this product, along with other products in development, that Allergan wants to promote to investors. In the presentation […]

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Waiting for Azultro, Afrin users beware

Rosacea sufferers learnt recently that Allergan’s Oxymetazoline based topical (likely to be called Azultro) has been submitted for FDA approval and could be approved in the first half of 2017. For those wanting to try this claimed gentler-than-Mirvaso treatment for a red face, waiting for another year can seem like an eternity. If you are […]

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Oxymetazoline 1% Cream for 1H 2017

Allergan today have confirmed that a new drug application for their 1% oxymetazoline hcl cream has been formally lodged with the FDA. The prediction from Allergan is that the approval will come in the first half of 2017. This is the first confirmation that Allergan has settled on a 1% formulation of oxymetazoline hydrochloride, having […]

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Rhofade is gentler than Mirvaso

Two small updates on the progress of topical oxymetazoline (now known as Rhofade) towards being available as another treatment for the redness of rosacea. The update tells us firstly that Allergan’s Oxymetazoline based product is in indeed in the final stages of approval, having completed Phase 3 trials and been submitted to the FDA for […]

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Rhofade – Allergan’s oxymetazoline brand name

Allergan haven’t announced it yet, but it seems pretty clear that they are planning to use the brand name Azultro for their oxymetazoline based treatment for the erythema of rosacea. Azultro started life as V-101 when owned by Vicept Therapeutics. It was renamed as AGN-199201 after Allergan purchased Vicept. Actavis now owns Allergan. I had […]

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