Archive for April, 2013

Recent Rosacea Blog Posts

Xifaxan and SIBO Treatment of Rosacea

Another paper investigating the link between Small Intestine Bacteria Overgrowth and rosacea symptoms has recently been published. Many of the results in this 2013 letter to the editor of JAAD confirm early discoveries from the 2008 paper from Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. The earlier paper concluded that ; This study demonstrated that rosacea patients have a […]

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Wanted SF: Asian Women with Redness for Translucent Treatment Powder

Biometrix are looking for trial participants in San Francisco. This trial is looking for Asian Women with facial redness, interested in trying a `mineral treatment pressed powder’. The powder is said to visibly reduce redness on application. See below for more details. Biometrix conduct possibly relevant trials each month, so you are in San Francisco […]

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A slightly obscure clinical trial has recently listed, related to treating the lesions and facial blood vessels of rosacea. The drug mentioned is PDI-320, and the party conducting the trial is Precision Dermatology. What is PDI-320? If you look closely at the exclusion criteria, you see that participants are not allowed to have  “previously failed […]

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Sansrosa and Afrin Updates from Dr. Fowler & Dr. Webster

Skin and Allergy News is running an article dated this week based on some informal comments from Dr. Joseph F. Fowler Jr. and Dr. Guy W. Webster given recently at the Hawaii Dermatology Seminar sponsored by the Global Academy for Medical Education/Skin Disease Education Foundation (SDEF). These comments relate to two of the hottest topics […]

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Indian Pharma may allow Generic Oracea

There is always a lot going on in the world of BigPharma. A recent court case in India suggests that the Indian Government will allow local manufacturers to produce generic versions of in-patent drugs that are simple derivatives of existing drugs. India’s law restricts pharmaceutical companies from obtaining new patents for small modifications to existing […]

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