Drug Profile


Alternative Names: Halobetasol propionate/tazarotene; IDP-118; Tazarotene/halobetasol propionate; Ulobetasol/tazarotene

Latest Information Update: 23 Jun 2017

Price : $50

At a glance

  • Originator Dow Pharmaceutical Sciences
  • Developer Valeant Pharmaceuticals International
  • Class Antipsoriatics; Corticosteroids; Cyclopentanes; Keratolytics; Nicotinic-acids; Phenanthrenes; Pyridines; Retinoids; Small molecules
  • Mechanism of Action Retinoid X 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

Highest Development Phases

  • Phase III Plaque psoriasis

Most Recent Events

  • 26 May 2017 Chemical structure information added
  • 28 Apr 2017 Valeant intends to launch tazarotene/ulobetasol for the treatment of plaque psoriasis in the year 2018 (Valeant pipeline, October 2015).
  • 26 Apr 2017 Valeant Pharmaceuticals and Dow Pharmaceutical Sciences completes a phase III trial in Plaque psoriasis in USA (Topical) (NCT02462083)
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