Navigation Links
Mission Pharmacal Acquires Eletone Cream from Ferndale Healthcare, Inc.
Date:2/3/2012

SAN ANTONIO, Feb. 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Mission Pharmacal Company recently acquired the prescription barrier cream Eletone® Cream, from Ferndale Healthcare, Inc. of Ferndale, Michigan.  Eletone Cream is a non-steroidal, barrier cream approved by the Food and Drug Administration for the long term treatment of atopic dermatitis, an inflammatory, chronically relapsing, non-contagious and pruritic or itchy skin disorder.

While the addition of Eletone Cream will strengthen Mission's pediatric product offerings, it also enhances the company's targeted expansion in the dermatology market.  To augment and support its sales efforts, Mission has also created a dermatology focused sales team.  In addition to promoting Eletone, this team will be promoting and selling three other dermatology products, Ovace®, Avar®, and Texacort®.  This new team was launched through Alamo Pharma Services, a recently introduced wholly owned subsidiary of Mission Pharmacal, established to provide increased operational and human resources support. 

"Mission Pharmacal's recent advancements in dermatology and pediatrics provide a perfect platform for the promotion of Eletone Cream," states Terry Herring, president of Mission Pharmacal's Commercial Operations.  "This product has an established market share and solid brand identity.  Our intention is to use the Mission dermatology sales team to support this and other dermatology focused products over time."

"From a pure business perspective, the strategic acquisition of Eletone Cream demonstrates Mission's commitment to our core therapeutic areas," notes Neill Walsdorf, Jr., president of Mission Pharmacal Company.  "It adds a product that can be promoted by both our pediatric and dermatology sales teams."

About Mission Pharmacal

Mission Pharmacal is a privately held pharmaceutical company based in San Antonio, Texas.  For more than 65 years, the company has been committed to meeting the unique healthcare needs of women throughout all stages of life, pediatric patients, and those persons dealing with urologic and dermatologic conditions.  The company has a proven track record of identifying unmet healthcare needs and developing both innovative prescription and over-the-counter products to meet these needs.  Using only the purest ingredients, Mission Pharmacal provides physicians and consumers with the highest quality pharmaceutical and dietary supplement products on the market today.  Mission Pharmacal is a proud national supporter of the March of Dimes Foundation, whose mission is to improve the health of babies by preventing birth defects, premature birth, and infant mortality.  For more information about the company, visit www.missionpharmacal.com.

About Ferndale Healthcare, Inc.

Ferndale Healthcare™ specializes in markets encompassing disease states ranging from benign anorectal disorders to skin conditions. Their mission is to provide high-quality, value-added products that help patients get back to what matters most in their lives—living well.  Ferndale Healthcare offers a wide array of effective products including both over-the-counter and prescription formulations.  They are proud that so many of their products are leaders in there respective categories and that they continue to maintain that leadership position. For more information about the company, visit www.ferndalehealthcare.com.


'/>"/>
SOURCE Mission Pharmacal
Copyright©2010 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine technology :

1. Indevus Announces Submission of New Drug Application
2. Siemens Preclinical Imaging System Helps The Methodist Hospital in Houston Further Its Research Mission
3. BD Announces FDA 510(K) Submission of Rapid Molecular Test to Identify Patients Carrying Staph Superbug Prior to Surgery
4. Isis Announces $1.2 Million Award to Its Ibis Subsidiary to Expand Influenza Detection Capabilities and Enable Large-Scale Influenza Transmission Studies
5. Game Commission Announces EHD Confirmed in Fayette County
6. Test for Life Commends North Carolina Rules Commission for Implementing CDC Recommendations for HIV Testing
7. PARIs eFlow Included in Gileads NDA Submission for Aztreonam Lysine for Inhalation
8. Wyeths TORISEL Receives European Commission Approval for the Treatment of Advanced Kidney Cancer
9. Genasense Plus Chemotherapy Is Associated With Prolonged Survival in Patients With Relapsed/Refractory CLL Who Achieve Complete Remission
10. European Commission Approves ATRIPLA(R) (efavirenz 600 mg/emtricitabine 200 mg/tenofovir disoproxil fumarate 300 mg), the First Once-Daily Single Tablet Regimen for Virologically Suppressed Adults With HIV-1 Infection
11. FDA to Extend Review of Data Quality Submission for Genasense(R) in Melanoma
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:6/23/2016)... , June 23, 2016 Research ... MEMS Devices Medical Market Analysis 2016 - Forecast to 2022" ... The report contains up to date financial data ... analysis. Assessment of major trends with potential impact on the ... analysis of market segmentation which comprises of sub markets, regional ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... 23, 2016 Bracket , a leading clinical ... generation clinical outcomes platform, Bracket eCOA (SM) 6.0, at ... 26 – 30, 2016 in Philadelphia , ... Outcome Assessment product of its kind to fully integrate with ... Bracket eCOA 6.0 is a flexible platform for electronic clinical ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... -- Astellas today announced the establishment of Astellas Farma Colombia (AFC), a new affiliate with operations headquartered in ... . ... ... ... Astellas is ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:
(Date:6/25/2016)... ... 25, 2016 , ... As a lifelong Southern Californian, Dr. Omkar Marathe earned ... the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA. He trained in Internal Medicine at ... fellowship in hematology/oncology at the UCLA-Olive View-Cedars Sinai program where he had the opportunity ...
(Date:6/25/2016)... ... June 25, 2016 , ... Conventional wisdom preaches the benefits of moderation, whether ... latter, setting the bar too high can result in disappointment, perhaps even self-loathing. However, ... their goal. , Research from PsychTests.com reveals that behind the tendency ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... ... June 24, 2016 , ... June 19, 2016 is ... associated with chronic pain and the benefits of holistic treatments, Serenity Recovery Center ... suffering with Sickle Cell Disease. , Sickle Cell Disease (SCD) is a disorder of ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... ... 2016 , ... Global law firm Greenberg Traurig, P.A. announced that 20 Florida ... their peers for this recognition are considered among the top 2 percent of lawyers ... as members of this year’s Legal Elite Hall of Fame: Miami Shareholders Mark ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... ... ... Inc, makers of Topricin and MyPainAway Pain Relief Products, join The ‘Business for a Fair ... hour by 2020 and then adjusting it yearly to increase at the same rate as ... the wage floor does not erode again, and make future increases more predictable. , The ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):