Metrogel 1%

Long considered to be the main standard topical treatment for rosacea, Metrogel 1% is the Galderma branded treatment that contains 1% of Metronidazole. Over the years Galderma has brought us Metrogel 0.75%, Metrolotion, Metrocream and now Metrogel 1% Pump 55gm.
Be sure to check out the Metrogel 1% User Reviews and How does Metrogel work?.

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Metrogel 1% Pump; for those who don’t like a Tube?

Galderma have announced that Metrogel 1% will now be available in a 55gm Pump. Galderma are citing the benefits of a better looking dispenser, minimizing waste, easier compliance with prescribing instructions and “facilitating product handling”. Galderma received FDA approval for Metrogel 1% Pump in October 2011. Metrogel 1% Pump is now available on prescription in […]

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CD5024 Cream in Phase 3 Trials (Ivermectin 1%)

Galderma has another rosacea-targeted treatment, until now undisclosed, in the final stages of approval. Hey – how come no one told me? Could it be possible that the rosacea heavyweight Galderma has kept a new product so secret? What is this CD5024? Just what exactly is this CD5024 1% Cream? Galderma always give code names […]

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An update to the 2009 filing of the patent covering preparations of Ivermectin and Metronidazole has emerged at the USPTO Patent Application Site. That application was in turn a followup to the original French language application 0505918 from 2005. The patent covers many different combinations of ivermectin and metronidazole such as emulsion, cream, gel with […]

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A recently updated patent application by Galderma shows that they want to reserve the right to create a Metronidazole Foam product. Galderma has a long history with topical metronidazole products, starting with Metrogel 0.75%, then adding Metrolotion and Metrocream, and when the patent on the 0.7% Metrogel expired, Galderma created Metrogel 1%. Past research seems […]

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A systematic review of the available rosacea research confirms that Metrogel, Finacea and Oracea are effective for moderate to severe rosacea. One study further found cyclosporine 0.05% ophthalmic emulsion effective for ocular rosacea. This review looked at the published results of 58 trials to note bias and construct a high level summary of the results. […]

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