Antibiotics

Recent Rosacea Blog Posts

BioPharmX developing topical Minocycline Gel 1%

A phase 2 trial for a topical minocycline gel for the papules and pustules of rosacea has just been listed. BiopharmX, the sponsors of the trial, suggest that the product BPX-04 has “good tolerability and promising efficacy in rosacea” and also showcases “the value of our anhydrous hydrophilic topical delivery system.” The trial will compare the […]

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Promius files NDA for modified release tetracycline Zenavod (DFD-09)

Promius Pha rma, a subsidiary of Dr. Reddy’s Laboratory has filed a New Drug Application for a modified release tetracycline for the treatment of rosacea. Promius is calling their new drug DFD-09. Promius Pharma is probably best know to rosacea sufferers via the availability of Promiseb Topical Cream in the US. Promiseb, a treatment for […]

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Gladskin Rosacea Cream and Gel, Staphefekt in a topical

Seeking to create products based on the recently publicised MRSA-killing topical Staphefekt are some topical creams to treat rosacea, acne, eczema and general skin irritation.

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Staphefekt: New antibiotic topical kills MRSA

Lots of mainstream media attention this week relating to a new type of antibiotic that is able to kill that increasingly resistant bacteria MRSA. The small patient trial was able to demonstrate that this new enzyme derived from a virus that infects bacteria, was able to clear MRSA skin infections. What does this mean to […]

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Oracea is Not an Antibiotic, Apparently

This claim from the Oracea web site caught my eye. Oracea is NOT an antibiotic. A bit of poetic marketing license perhaps? Oracea is a 40mg dose of the antibiotic doxycycline, which is a member of the tetracycline family. 30mg of the dose of doxycycline is immediate release, and 10 mg is locked inside a […]

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