Archive for February, 2008

Recent Rosacea Blog Posts

This paper looks to be suggesting that the silymarin/msm containing topical, rosacure/synchrorose was well tolerated and helps with the redness of rosacea. Silibinin (INN) (silybin, Legalon®) is the major active constituent of silymarin, the mixture of flavonolignans extracted from plant Milk thistle. Methylsulfonylmethane (MSM, or dimethylsulfone) is an organic sulfur compound belonging to a class […]

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This paper comes up with the seemingly simple and innocuous result that rosacea sufferers are more likely to fill prescription repeats for oral treatments compared to topicals. This lead to the suggestion by Collagenex that sufferers are generally more satisfied with the effects of oral treatments. In recent press release they further suggested that this […]

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Aveeno Ultra Calming with Feverfew Well Tolerated

This paper was sponsored by Johnson & Johnson, who make the Aveeno Active Naturals Ultra Calming range. J&J are attempting to target rosacea sufferers with their aveeno range that contains feverfew. Rosacea sufferers are difficult to target with cosmetics so it is encouraging to see large companies doing background research to create suitable products. Poster […]

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Oxymetazoline good for 6 hours and safe for 3 months

This poster abstract is an update to the paper that was published in Archives of Dermatology in 2007 and was covered by Rosacea News as Sansrosa’s sister to enter redness race. This now expanded abstract suggests that oxymetazoline is effective for up to 6 hours after application and no side effects have been seen after […]

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