Recent News


Approval of First Generic for Atralin® (tretinoin) Gel, 0.05%

Spear Dermatology Products, Inc. announces the U.S. launch of Tretinoin Gel, USP 0.05%, which is the first generic version of Valeant’s Atralin® (tretinoin) Gel, 0.05%. Spear Pharmaceuticals received the approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on August […]


Another First ANDA for Spear Pharmaceuticals

July 31, 2013 – Spear Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Spear) announces that it has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration approval for its Abbreviated New Drug Applications (ANDAs) for Tretinoin gel, USP (Microsphere) 0.1% and 0.04%, the generic equivalent to Retin-A Micro®, […]


Suneva Medical Has Acquired Rights to Refissa®

May 21, 2012 – Suneva Medical, a privately-held aesthetics company, has acquired the worldwide rights to Refissa® and its marketed generic equivalent. The portfolio contains the only tretinoin creams with a 0.05% strength, emollient base and broad indication for fine […]


Refissa™ Tretinoin Cream USP Introduced

FDA approved, new formulation, fragrance-free, prescription cream available for the treatment of fine lines and wrinkles (New Jersey, June 3, 2009) — Spear Dermatology Products, Inc. announces Refissa™ a new formulation of Tretinoin, approved by the U.S. Food and Drug […]


FDA approval for Fluorouracil Cream 5%

On April 11, 2008, Spear Pharmaceuticals, Inc. received FDA approval for, and began shipping, Fluorouracil Cream 5%, USP, (5FU), a generic equivalent to Valeant’s Efudex® Cream. The FDA approved the ANDA (Abbreviated New Drug Application) based on Spear’s 318 patient […]


Tretinoin Cream .05% (Emollient) approved

Tretinoin Cream .05% (Emollient) approved by FDA as first generic to Renova® PRESS RELEASE September 20th, 2005 SPEAR PHARMACEUTICALS RECEIVES ANDA APPROVAL FOR TRETINOIN CREAM USP, .05% (EMOLLIENT) Spear Pharmaceuticals is very pleased to announce the approval of Tretinoin Cream […]


Spear Generics for the Retin-A® creams

August 3, 2005 Dear Customer: We are writing to inform you of changes that relate to the Spear Tretinoin Product Line. Effective July 1, 2005, the entire line of Spear Tretinoin Cream and Gel products has been acquired by Triax […]