Fluorouracil topical - Valeant Pharmaceuticals

Drug Profile

Fluorouracil topical - Valeant Pharmaceuticals

Alternative Names: 5-FU topical - Valeant Pharmaceuticals; Carac; Fluorouracil Microsponge formulation

Latest Information Update: 15 Jan 2014

Price : $50

At a glance

  • Originator A.P. Pharma
  • Developer Valeant Pharmaceuticals International
  • Class Antineoplastics; Pyrimidinones; Small molecules
  • Mechanism of Action Thymidylate synthase inhibitors
  • Orphan Drug Status

    Orphan designation is assigned by a regulatory body to encourage companies to develop drugs for rare diseases.

  • New Molecular Entity Yes

Highest Development Phases

  • Marketed Actinic keratosis

Most Recent Events

  • 13 Jan 2014 A.P. Pharma is now called Heron Therapeutics
  • 30 May 2013 Biomarkers information updated
  • 16 Dec 2011 Dermik Laboratories has been acquired by Valeant Pharmaceuticals International
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