Sandoz launches first-to-file calcipotriene cream, the first generic version of Dovonex

September 1, 2012

Sandoz has announced the introduction of its first-to-file calcipotriene cream, the first generic version of LEO Pharma’s Dovonex 0.005 percent, which is indicated for the treatment of plaque psoriasis.

Princeton, N.J. - Sandoz has announced the introduction of its first-to-file calcipotriene cream, the first generic version of LEO Pharma’s Dovonex 0.005 percent, which is indicated for the treatment of plaque psoriasis.

According to IMS Health, U.S. sales for the branded version of calcipotriene cream were approximately $118.8 million for the 12 months ending in May 2012.

Sandoz is marketing calcipotriene in the 0.005% strength, the same strength that is marketed as Dovonex cream.