Of the overarching semisolid category, topical drugs
that are administered via the skin are expected to command the greatest value share and therefore to grow at the highest CAGR.
Schramm, "Topical drug
treatment in acne," Dermatology, vol.
Companies marketing any unapproved topical drug
products containing papain must stop manufacturing them on or before November 24, 2008.
Calcium phosphate and calcium carbonate as tablet fillers, titanium dioxide as a tablet-coating ingredient, and petrolatum and mineral oils in topical drug
suspensions will fare particularly well in the marketplace.
ATRA, also called 'tretinoin', is widely used as a topical drug
treatment for a number of skin diseases including acne and some pre-cancerous lesions.
BERLIN -- Combined therapy with a systemic drug and a topical drug
is the cornerstone of treatment for most patients with ulcerative colitis, according to new consensus guidelines developed by the European Crohn's and Colitis Organization.
Psoriasis can't be cured, but emollients, skin softeners and topical drug
therapy can successfully keep the condition under control.
Diclofenac, a topical prescription analgesic, is one topical drug
that's available in the U.S.
is an emerging pharmaceutical and medical technology company, with a product pipeline of innovative topical drug
treatments based on the NexACT(r) transdermal delivery technology.
LAM Pharmaceutical Corporation (Lewiston, NY), a biomedical company focused on the development an commercialization of novel wound healing and transdermal drug delivery systems, announced that it has received notification from the United States Patent and Trademark Office that LAM has been granted a patent for Topical Drug
Preparations, United States Patent 6,723,345.
The University of Wisconsin-Madison, Department of Engineering Professional Development will offer a course, Design and Development of Disperse Systems for Oral and Topical Drug
Delivery, April 28-30, in Las Vegas, NV.
Patients responded' to the 30% and 40% concentrations of the topical drug
with an increase in median maximum resting anal pressure to 65-70 mm [H.sub.2]O, compared with 43 mm [H.sub.2]O on placebo.