Teligent announced that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved its Abbreviated New Drug Application (ANDA) for Desoximetasone Ointment, the generic version of Taro‘s Topicort

Desoximetasone is a topical steroid indicated for corticosteroid-responsive dermatoses. Topical corticosteroids share anti-inflammatory, anti-pruritic, and vasoconstrictive actions. They play a role in cellular signaling, immune function, inflammation and protein regulation.

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Desoximetasone will be available as a 0.25% strength ointment in 15g, 60g, and 100g tubes. It is expected to launch in the second quarter of 2016. 

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