Polidocanol - BioForm Medical/Chemische Fabrik Kreussler & Co

Drug Profile

Polidocanol - BioForm Medical/Chemische Fabrik Kreussler & Co

Alternative Names: Aethoxysklerol; Asclera

Latest Information Update: 16 Jul 2010

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At a glance

  • Originator Chemische Fabrik Kreussler & Co
  • Class Polyethylene glycols; Sclerosants; Vascular disorder therapies
  • Mechanism of Action
  • Orphan Drug Status

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

  • New Molecular Entity No

Highest Development Phases

  • Marketed Varicose veins

Most Recent Events

  • 15 Jul 2010 Launched for Varicose veins in USA (IV)
  • 30 Mar 2010 US FDA approves polidocanol injection for the treatment of varicose veins
  • 19 Feb 2010 BioForm Medical has been acquired by Merz Pharma; they are now operating as a wholly-owned subsidiary under the name Merz Aesthetics
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