Desonide gel - Dow Pharmaceutical Sciences/SkinMedica

Drug Profile

Desonide gel - Dow Pharmaceutical Sciences/SkinMedica

Alternative Names: Desonate; Desonide hydrogel

Latest Information Update: 21 Dec 2012

Price : $50

At a glance

  • Originator Dow Pharmaceutical Sciences; SkinMedica
  • Class Anti-inflammatories; Glucocorticoids; Pregnadienetriols; Small molecules
  • Mechanism of Action Phospholipase A2 inhibitors
  • Orphan Drug Status

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


Highest Development Phases

  • Marketed Atopic dermatitis

Most Recent Events

  • 19 Dec 2012 SkinMedica has been acquired by Allergan
  • 04 Sep 2009 Intendis signs agreement to acquire desonide gel from SkinMedica
  • 05 Feb 2008 Pooled efficacy data from two phase III trials in paediatric patients with Atopic dermatitis presented at the 66th Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Dermatology (AAD-2008)
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