Navigation Links
Fougera® Announces First Generic Approval of Adapalene Cream 0.1% (Rx), Equivalent to Differin®

MELVILLE, N.Y., July 6 /PRNewswire/ -- E. Fougera & Co., a leading specialty pharmaceutical manufacturer, announced it has received first generic approval from the FDA for Adapalene Cream 0.1% (Rx).  Fougera's Adapalene Cream 0.1% is rated AB, generically equivalent to Differin® by Galderma Pharmaceuticals. According to industry data, U.S. sales of the brand named product in 2009 exceeded $55 million. This approval also marks the fourth product approval that the FDA has granted to Fougera this year.

"Fougera's commitment to develop this first-to-market product as a cost-effective generic provides healthcare professionals the ability to prescribe a more affordable treatment, thereby making it accessible to more patients," said David Klaum, Sr. Vice President and General Manager of Fougera.

Adapalene Cream 0.1% is indicated for the treatment of acne vulgaris. Full Prescribing Information for Adapalene Cream 0.1% is available at or can be requested by calling (800) 645-9833.

Important Safety Information

Adapalene cream 0.1% is indicated for the topical treatment of acne vulgaris in patients 12 years and older. The most common side effects reported with use of adapalene 0.1% products include itching, dryness, redness, stinging, burning, and scaling or peeling. Most adverse events reported were mild to moderate in severity, occurred early in treatment and decreased thereafter. Excessive exposure to sunlight and sunlamps should be avoided during treatment and use of sunscreen products and protective clothing is recommended. As with other acne medications, overexposure to extreme wind or cold or use of irritating skin care products may aggravate the skin.  Patients should talk to the doctor if these effects become bothersome.  

You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit or call 1-800-FDA-1088.

About Fougera

Founded in 1849, Fougera is a division of Nycomed US Inc. and is the leading manufacturer and distributor of a wide range of topical products. For more information on Fougera's complete line of products, please call Fougera Customer Service at (800) 645-9833 or visit the company online at

About Nycomed US Inc.

Nycomed US Inc. is a subsidiary of Nycomed.  In addition to Fougera, Nycomed US Inc. operates two additional divisions of specialty pharmaceuticals.  The PharmaDerm division is dedicated to developing and commercializing novel prescription products to treat diseases and conditions of the skin—the largest organ of the human body.  Nycomed US Inc. also markets and sells Savage Laboratories products, which focus on emergency care.  More information is available at

SOURCE Fougera
Copyright©2010 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine technology :

1. Dendreon Announces Publication of Phase 1 Study Highlighting Immunologic and Clinical Activity of Lapuleucel-T (Neuvenge(R)) in Advanced Breast Cancer Patients
2. EDAP Announces Launch of Clinical Study Combining HIFU and Chemotherapy for Localized Aggressive High Risk Prostate Cancer
3. Cephalon Announces Positive Results from a Pivotal Study of FENTORA in Opioid-tolerant Patients with Non-cancer Breakthrough Pain
4. ADVENTRX Announces Fast Track Designation Granted By the FDA For CoFactor For the Treatment of Metastatic Colorectal Cancer
5. DOV Pharmaceutical, Inc. Announces Successful Phase Ib Results for DOV 21,947
6. Phosphagenics Announces Positive Phase 1b Transdermal Insulin Clinical Trial Results
7. Xenomics Announces Implementation of its First Diagnostic Test for Acute Myeloid Leukemia Into Clinical Practice
8. Emisphere Technologies, Inc. Announces 2007 Second Quarter Financial Results
9. Amicus Therapeutics Announces Second Quarter 2007 Financial Results
10. Genta Incorporated Announces Second Quarter 2007 Financial Results and Corporate Highlights
11. MicroDose Announces Positive Results From the QDose Inhaled Insulin Glucose Clamp Study
Post Your Comments:
(Date:6/23/2016)... -- Guerbet announced today that it has been named a ... One of 12 suppliers to receive the ... of Premier members through exceptional local customer service and ... lower costs. "We ... customer service from Premier," says Massimo Carrara , ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... , June 23, 2016 ... "Surgical Procedure Volumes: Global Analysis (United States, China, ... Canada)" report to their offering. ... essential tool for healthcare business planners, provides surgical procedure ... at surgery trends with an in-depth analysis of growth ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... NEW YORK , June 23, 2016 ... rough waters, but it continues to present great opportunities ... featured companies for today: Intrexon Corp. (NYSE: ... ), Arena Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: ARNA ), ... Learn more about these stocks and receive your complimentary ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:
(Date:6/26/2016)... ... ... On June 10-11, 2016, A Forever Recovery, a holistic treatment center for ... Table in Battle Creek, MI, where the rehabilitation facility is located. This annual celebration ... world’s leading providers of cereal and other breakfast foods. Its residents often refer to ...
(Date:6/25/2016)... ... June 25, 2016 , ... Experts from the American Institutes ... Research Meeting June 26-28, 2016, at the Hynes Convention Center in Boston. , ... advance care planning, healthcare costs and patient and family engagement. , AIR researchers ...
(Date:6/25/2016)... ... June 25, 2016 , ... As a lifelong Southern Californian, Dr. Omkar ... M.D from the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA. He trained in Internal ... complete his fellowship in hematology/oncology at the UCLA-Olive View-Cedars Sinai program where he had ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... Marne, Michigan (PRWEB) , ... June 24, 2016 , ... ... To deal with these feelings, many turn to unhealthy avenues, such as drug or ... Center of Marne, Michigan, has released tools for healthy coping following a traumatic event. ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... , ... June 24, 2016 , ... ... offering micro-osteoperforation for accelerated orthodontic treatment. Dr. Cheng has extensive experience with all ... brackets , AcceleDent, and accelerated osteogenic orthodontics. , Micro-osteoperforation is a revolutionary ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):