Finacea and Finacea Foam (Azelaic Acid 15%)

One of the best known topicals to treat the papules and pustules of rosacea is Finacea. Finacea is Azelaic Acid 15%. Finacea is only available on prescription in the US but is available over the counter in Australia. Be sure to check out the Finacea User Reviews and also the recently approved Finacea Foam product.

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Glenmark to sell Generic Finacea

News today that Glenmark Pharmaceutiacals has received approval from the FDA to manufacture a generic form of Azelaic Acid Gel 15% (marketed under the name Finacea). There has been quite a bit of business activity related to Finacea in the last year. Indeed back in 2013 we learnt that Bayer HealthCare the makers of Finacea, […]

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Leo Pharma is the new owner of Finacea

News today that Bayer HealthCare is selling its prescription dermatology business to the unlisted Danish company Leo Pharma. Leo Pharma now becomes an interesting company for rosacea sufferers given the prevalence and efficacy of both Finacea and Finacea Foam. The future of these products and any related funded research now rests with Leo Pharma. LEO […]

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How would you like Metrogel and Finacea to be over the counter?

Does the trip to the doctor, taking the paperwork to the chemist and then negotiating the insurance minefield get you down? Well you are not alone – many rosacea sufferers despair at how much it takes to get hold of your favourite prescription treatment. Well what would it take for the rosacea treatment main stays […]

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Finacea Foam makes $680K for Foamix

A recent press release from Foamix gives a view into how well Finacea Foam is selling. Based on Q1 2016 sales of the newly approved Finacea Foam, Bayer HealthCare made a royalty payment of $682,000 to Foamix as a fee for licensing their foaming technology. Along with the comment that Finacea Foam sales are continuing […]

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Soolantra listed at $275 a tube

A recently published paper that seeks to compare the long term, shall we say, `total cost’ of Soolantra, Finacea and Metrogel 0.75%, has given us a window into official listed prices for these prescription items. The following table is from this paper – Cost-Effectiveness of Ivermectin 1% Cream in Adults with Papulopustular Rosacea in the United […]

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