Drug Information

Product NDC: 0023-8335

Proprietary Name: TAZORAC

Non Proprietary Name: tazarotene

Active Ingredient(s):
  • .5 mg/g TAZAROTENE

Administration Route(s): CUTANEOUS

Dosage Form(s): GEL

Pharmacy Class(es):
  • Retinoid [EPC];
  • Retinoids [CS]

Labeler Information

Labeler Name: Allergan, Inc.
FDA Application Number: NDA020600
Marketing Category: NDA
Start Marketing Date:8/1/1997

Package Information

No. Package Code Package Description Billing Unit
10023-8335-031 TUBE in 1 CARTON (0023-8335-03) / 30 g in 1 TUBEGM
20023-8335-101 TUBE in 1 CARTON (0023-8335-10) / 100 g in 1 TUBEGM
30023-8335-1515 TUBE in 1 CARTON (0023-8335-15) / 3.5 g in 1 TUBE

NDC Record

Field Name Field Value Definition
PRODUCT NDC0023-8335The labeler code and product code segments of the National Drug Code number, separated by a hyphen. Asterisks are no longer used or included within the product code segment to indicate certain configurations of the NDC.
PRODUCT TYPE NAMEHUMAN PRESCRIPTION DRUGIndicates the type of product, such as Human Prescription Drug or Human Over the Counter Drug. This data element matches the “Document Type” field of the Structured Product Listing.
PROPRIETARY NAMETAZORACThe proprietary name also known as the trade name is the name of the product chosen by the medication labeler for marketing purposes.
NON PROPRIETARY NAMEtazaroteneThe non-proprietary name is sometimes called the generic name. The generic name usually includes the active ingredient(s) of the product.
DOSAGE FORM NAMEGELThe translation of the dosage form Code submitted by the firm.
ROUTE NAMECUTANEOUSThe translation of the route code submitted by the firm, indicating route of administration.
START MARKETING DATE8/1/1997This is the date that the labeler indicates was the start of its marketing of the drug product.
MARKETING CATEGORY NAMENDAProduct types are broken down into several potential Marketing Categories, such as NDA/ANDA/BLA, OTC Monograph, or Unapproved Drug. One and only one Marketing Category may be chosen for a product, not all marketing categories are available to all product types. Currently, only final marketed product categories are included. The complete list of codes and translations can be found at www.fda.gov/edrls under Structured Product Labeling Resources.
APPLICATION NUMBERNDA020600This corresponds to the NDA, ANDA, or BLA number reported by the labeler for products which have the corresponding Marketing Category designated. If the designated Marketing Category is OTC Monograph Final or OTC Monograph Not Final, then the Application number will be the CFR citation corresponding to the appropriate Monograph (e.g. “part 341”). For unapproved drugs, this field will be null.
LABELER NAMEAllergan, Inc.Name of Company corresponding to the labeler code segment of the Product NDC.
SUBSTANCE NAMETAZAROTENEAn active ingredient is the substance responsible for the medicinal effects of a product specified by the substance's molecular structure or if the molecular structure is not known, defined by an unambiguous definition that identifies the substance. Each active ingredient name is the preferred term of the UNII code submitted.
PHARM CLASSESRetinoid [EPC], Retinoids [CS] 

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