Archive for January, 2009

Recent Rosacea Blog Posts

Top 5 Cheap Rosacea Treatments

Distressed with the expense of exotic rosacea treatments ? The stress of rosacea is enough without also having to worry about how to afford treatments. Finding affordable rosacea treatments is a real challenge. So here we go; my top 5 suggestions to help you find cheap rosacea treatments. 1. Make your own cleanser Colloidal Oatmeal […]

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afamelanotide positive Phase III results for erythropoietic protoporphyria

Clinuvel has  announced positive interim Phase III results from the first of the trialists to complete a 12 month study in Switzerland. The 14 patients in Switzerland will form part of 101 to undergo long term study around the world. Further participants and Europe and Australia are also taking part in the trial. This is […]

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Do Naturopathic or Homeopathic treatments work for rosacea ?

What are the best known naturopathic treatments for rosacea, and how well have they been shown to work ? Naturopathy is a medical philosophy that tries to improve our health by helping the body’s own ability to recover from illness and injury. Those who practice naturopathic medicine promote a holistic approach to health and would […]

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Medicis readies to trial Ziana for rosacea

Just posted on the database is an entry “Safety and Efficacy Study of Clindamycin Phosphate 1.2% and Tretinoin 0.025% Gel to Treat Rosacea”. This topical product, known as Ziana, is currently approved for the treatment of acne. Ziana is manufactured by Medicis who also make Plexion and Solodyn. The combination of tretinoin and clindamycin […]

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We know from patent filings that the active ingredient in the in-development sansrosa product is brimonidine tartrate. This is also the active ingredient in Alphagan P, a treatment for glaucoma. Alphagan P 0.1%, is known as an alpha2-adrenergic receptor agonist, and is used to lower intraocular pressure and reduce ocular hypertension. Around 10-20% of users […]

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