is unique because of its proprietary VersaFoam vehicle, he said.
* Comment: In a noninferiority study that compared 386 patients using Evoclin Foam with 385 using clindamycin phosphate gel 1%, Evoclin reduced total acne lesions by 43%, compared with the reference drug's 36% reduction.
Evoclin is novel because of its proprietary VersaFoam vehicle, said Dr.
The FDA approved Evoclin
(clindamycin) Foam, 1% for topical treatment of acne vulgaris in patients 12 years and older.
Some of the newest and best-known Stiefel brands are Duac topical gel (clindamycin, 1% benzoyl peroxide, 5%) available in the Duac Care System; Evoclin
(clindamycin phosphate) foam, 1%; Luxiq (betamethasone valerate) foam, 0.12%; MimyX cream; Olux (clobetasol propionate) foam, 0.05%, and Ohix-E (clobetasol propionate) foam, 0.05%, also available in the Olux/Olux-E complete pack; Soriatane (acitretin) capsules, available in the Soriatane CK convenience kit; Verdeso (desonide) foam, 0.05%; Brevoxyl-4 creamy wash (benzoyl peroxide 4%) and Brevoxyl-8 creamy wash (benzoyl peroxide 8%), packaged in the Brevoxyl acne wash kit; Extina (ketoconazole) foam, 2%; Oilatum cleansing bar; Physiogel cream; Stieprox (ciclopirox olamine) shampoo; Revaleskin skin care products; and Sarna lotion.
"VersaFoam--the proprietary foam delivery system used in OLUX foam, Luxq foam and Evoclin
foam--offers significant advantages over conventional vehicles for the treatment of dermatological diseases," says Krochmal.