Galderma

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

Cetaphil Gentle Skin Cleanser User Reviews

This paper is confirming the idea that a good, gentle cleanser can become an important part of a rosacea skin care regime. According to the study, Cetaphil Gentle Skin Cleanser is both well tolerated by the rosacea sufferers tested, and can also improve rosacea symptoms. I really like this cleanser and have used it for […]

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Collagenex has announced that Oracea has received FDA approval. I doubt many will get excited about this announcement. In effect Collagenex has re-gained the patent it used to have for periostat, albeit with a changed delivery, name and therapeutic target (from gum to skin). Periostat was 20mg twice a day, used for gum disease ; […]

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Metrogel, Metrolotion, Metrocream, Noritate, once or twice per day – all the same same !!

Despite quite a lot of activity in the marketing and development of the metronidazole based rosacea treatments (lotion, cream, gel, generic equivalents, metrogel 1%, once per day, twice per day) this research suggests that the formulation and treatment frequency make little difference to the treatment outcome. So if you can tolerate one of the available […]

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Cetaphil Gentle Cleansing Bar User Reviews

Another article showing how important it is to boost the function of the skin barrier in order to get relief from rosacea symptoms. The conclusion of this poster session reads; These results indicate that this gentle, nonalkaline, nonirritating cleanser may be a good choice as the cleansing part of a total rosacea regimen. Indeed Cetaphil […]

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Another paper readying the rosacea community for the release of Oracea. Collagenex have conducted studies so that they can market Oracea as a safe low-dose doxycyline treatment suitable for the long term treatment of rosacea. Multicenter, double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled, parallel-group trial results evaluating the effects of 40 mg doxycycline monohydrate controlled-release capsules in treatment of […]

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