Novan Phase 2 Molluscum Contagiosum Trial Achieves Statistical Significance in Preliminary Top Line Results

MORRISVILLE, N.C., Nov. 14, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Novan, Inc. (“the Company” or “Novan”) (NASDAQ:NOVN) today announced positive preliminary top line results for three full cohorts of four from the Company’s Phase 2 clinical trial to evaluate topical nitric oxide product candidate SB206 for the treatment of molluscum contagiosum. SB206 gel demonstrated a clear treatment effect on the complete clearance of all molluscum lesions at Week 12, with signs of efficacy evident as early as Week 4 for the two highest doses, 8% and 12% twice-daily. The safety and tolerability profiles were favorable overall with no serious adverse events reported. Results for Cohort 4, SB206 12% once-daily, are targeted to be announced in December.