DUBLIN, March 9, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Actavis plc (NYSE: ACT), a leading global specialty pharmaceutical company, today announced that it has launched a generic version of Fougera's Temovate® (clobetasol cream 0.05%) in the U.S. The launch strengthens Actavis' growing portfolio of valuable topical products and demonstrates the deep expertise of the Company's global R&D and supply chain capabilities.
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Temovate® is a high-potency corticosteroid indicated for the relief of the inflammatory and pruritic manifestations of corticosteroid-responsive dermatoses.
For the 12 months ended January 15, 2015, Temovate® had total U.S. brand and generic sales of approximately $185 million, according to IMS Health data.
About Actavis plc (NYSE:ACT), headquartered in Dublin, Ireland, is a unique specialty pharmaceutical company focused on developing, manufacturing and commercializing high quality affordable generic and innovative branded pharmaceutical products for patients around the world.
Actavis markets a broad portfolio of branded and generic pharmaceuticals and develops innovative medicines for patients suffering from diseases principally in the central nervous system, gastroenterology, women's health, urology, cardiovascular, respiratory and anti-infective therapeutic categories. The Company is an industry leader in product research and development, with one of the broadest brand development pipelines in the pharmaceutical industry, and a leading position in the submission of generic product applications. Actavis has commercial operations in more than 60 countries and operates more than 30 manufacturing and distribution facilities around the world.
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Temovate® is a registered trademark of Glaxo SmithKline.