Antibiotics

Recent Rosacea Blog Posts

Promius Pharma, 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 seborrheic […]

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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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This sort of abstract just make me shake my head. If you read quickly you will think that this abstract suggests that Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth (SIBO) causes rosacea. What this abstract is saying that is that rosacea sufferers seem to have a higher incidence of SIBO than non rosacea sufferers. The secondary result is […]

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