E. Fougera receives first generic approval for Imiquimod Cream 5%

E. Fougera & Co., a leading specialty pharmaceutical manufacturer, today announced it has received first generic approval from the FDA for Imiquimod Cream 5% (Rx).  Fougera's Imiquimod Cream 5% is rated AB, generically equivalent to Aldara® by Graceway Pharmaceuticals and substitutable for all indications.  According to industry data, U.S. sales of the brand named product in 2009 exceed $360 million.

"Fougera's commitment to develop this high profile, first-to-market product as a cost-effective generic provides healthcare professionals the ability to prescribe a more affordable treatment, thereby making it accessible to more patients," said David Klaum, Sr. Vice President and General Manager of Fougera.




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