Perrigo announced it has begun commercial shipments of Betamethasone Valerate Foam 0.12%, the generic version of Stiefel LaboratoriesLuxiq Foam.

Luxiq is a topical steroid indicated for the relief of corticosteroid-responsive skin conditions of the scalp (scalp psoriasis). It contains anti-inflammatory, antipruritic, and vasoconstrictive properties. It is thought to act by the induction of phospholipase A2 inhibitory proteins, collectively called lipocortins.

Cobrek Pharmaceuticals, a partner of Perrigo, was approved for generic Luxiq Foam on November 28, 2012.

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