Galderma articles

Galderma is certainly the heavyweight for rosacea treatments and skincare. Rosacea sufferers will be familiar with Metrogel 1% and Oracea as well as their Cetaphil skincare range. More recently Galderma has gained approval for Mirvaso and also has CD5024/Ivermectin in development.

 

Recent Rosacea Blog Posts

Soolantra better than Metrogel at long term remission

This just-published study finds that once your rosacea is under control, Soolantra once a day will likely do a better job at keeping papules and pustules at bay compared to Metrogel 0.75% twice per day. Why not Metrogel 1%? Interestingly this study did not compare Soolantra against Metrogel 1%, but Metrogel 0.75%. The leaves us […]

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What a “sponsored” post looks like

Bloggers sometimes write sponsored posts about a topic that they may or may not be interested in. If you have never seen what a sponsored post might look like, I have linked to one below. This post highlights Mirvaso and Soolantra, seeking to promote these products through the voice of a blogger and user of […]

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Mirvaso and Soolantra together like best buddies

Galderma is proposing a Stage 4 trial of 188 participants to demonstrate the effectiveness of Mirvaso and Soolantra used together in treating the redness and papules and pustules of rosacea. The trial is looking for rosacea sufferers with between 15 and 70 papules and pustules and also a score of 3 or 4 in the Clinician’s […]

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Oracea and Finacea prescription prices are increasing !

The JAMA Dermatology has just published a summary of the trend in prescription prices from 2009 to 2015. The news is not good. Overall the brand-name prescriptions increased in price FOUR FOLD during this period. Four national chain pharmacies in the West Palm Beach, Florida, area—specifically, Costco, CVS, Sam’s Club, and Walgreens—were initially surveyed in […]

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`Soolantra: a tough topical’ wins marketing award

As rosacea sufferers we are most familiar with the consumer side of medicine – we see our doctor, get a prescription and head to the pharmacy. But behind all that medicine is a commercial enterprise working to secure our prescription (and insurance) dollars. When a new treatment enters the rosacea market, the treatment will need […]

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