Posted from: Monday, October 05, 2015 - 05:02 PM - Present

Ximino Approved for Certain Patients with Acne

August 24, 2015 – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Ximino (minocycline HCl) extended release capsules for inflammatory lesions of non-nodular moderate to severe acne vulgaris in patients 12 years of age and older. Ximino, manufactured by Sun Pharmaceutical, is a tretracycline antibiotic that will be available in 45mg, 90mg, and 135mg extended-release capsules. Recommended dosage is approximately 1mg/kg once daily for 12 weeks. Sun Pharmaceutical plans on launching Ximino during the last quarter of 2015.

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