Almirall SA announces the finalization of its acquisition of products from Allergan’s Medical Dermatology unit in the United States: Aczone (dapsone), Tazorac (tazarotene), Azelex (azelaic acid), and Cordran Tape (flurandrenolide). In addition, sarecycline, a New Chemical Entity (NCE) currently under FDA review for approval in the treatment of acne is part of the transaction.

These portfolio additions further enhance Almirall’s presence in the U.S. dermatology space through their subsidiary Aqua Pharmaceuticals, a respected manufacturer of established therapies for a range of medical dermatology indications including acne, eczema, dermatitis, actinic keratoses and bacterial infections.

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