Research programme: transdermal therapeutics - Apricus Biosciences

Drug Profile

Research programme: transdermal therapeutics - Apricus Biosciences

Alternative Names: Calcipotriene/betamethasone - Apricus Biosciences; Calcipotriol/betamethasone dipropionate - NexMed; PsoriaVa

Latest Information Update: 21 Sep 2016

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At a glance

  • Originator NexMed
  • Developer Apricus Biosciences
  • Class
  • Mechanism of Action Calcitriol receptor agonists; Steroid receptor agonists
  • Orphan Drug Status

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

  • New Molecular Entity No
  • Available For Licensing Yes

Highest Development Phases

  • Discontinued Psoriasis

Most Recent Events

  • 21 Sep 2016 Discontinued - Preclinical for Psoriasis in USA (Topical)
  • 01 Apr 2011 Preclinical development is ongoing in USA
  • 10 Sep 2010 NexMed is now called Apricus Biosciences
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