ACZONE is an aqueous topical gel containing 5% dapsone. Combining dapsone in QLT USA's proprietary Solvent Microparticulate (SMP(TM)) gel enables dapsone to be applied topically and safely. In two randomized double-blind, vehicle-controlled clinical studies in 3,000 acne patients, ACZONE Gel achieved statistically significant percent reduction in the number of acne lesions and better success rate on the Global Acne Assessment Score. The most common adverse events reported from controlled clinical trials include oiliness/peeling, dryness, and erythema. There were no significant differences in the adverse event rates between ACZONE Gel and vehicle control treated patients.
QLT Inc. is a global biopharmaceutical company dedicated to the
discovery, development and commercialization of innovative therapies. Our
research and development efforts are focused on pharmaceutical products in
the fields of ophthalmology and dermatology. In addition, we utilize three
unique technology platforms, photodynamic therapy, Atrigel(R) and punctal
plugs with drugs, to create products such as Visudyne and Eligard(R) and
future product opportunities. For more information, visit our web site at
Aczone is a registered trademark of QLT USA, Inc.
Atrigel is a registered trademark of QLT USA, Inc.
Visudyne is a registered trademark of Novartis AG.
Eligard is a registered trademark of Sanofi-aventis.
QLT Inc. is listed on the NASDAQ Stock Market under the trading symbol "QLTI" and on The Toronto Stock Exchange under the trading symbol "QLT."
CONTACT: QLT Inc.: Vancouver, Canada: Therese Hayes, Telephone: (604) 707-7000, or 1-800-663-5486, Fax: (604) 707-7001; The Trout Group: New York, USA: Brandon Lewis, Telephone: (646) 378-2915; or Marcy Strickler, Telephone: (646) 378-2927
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