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Hovione – Topical Minocycline Gel starts Phase 3 testing

Promoted as being safer than systemic antibiotics, a 3% formulation of topical minocycline gel has passed Phase 2 clinical trials and is readying to commence Phase 3 trials. The owners of the product, currently named HY-01 – Hovione are promoting their in-development topical as more moisturising than other comparable topicals, and less likely to induce […]

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BioPharmX developing topical Minocycline Gel 1%

A phase 2 trial for a topical minocycline gel for the papules and pustules of rosacea has just been listed. BiopharmX, the sponsors of the trial, suggest that the product BPX-04 has “good tolerability and promising efficacy in rosacea” and also showcases “the value of our anhydrous hydrophilic topical delivery system.” The trial will compare the […]

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Hovione Trialing topical HY01 Minocycline Gel

In a crowded rosacea topical market, Hovione is trialing a new topical antibiotic formulation – 1% vs. 3% minocycline gel. HY01 is said to be based on a “proprietary formulation of crystalline minocycline base and oil-based excipients.” In the topical anti-papule and pustule market, this new formulation of Minocycline is up against the industry heavyweights […]

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Minocycline 100mg is better than Oracea

A study just published in the British Journal of Dermatology has shown that Minocycline 100mg a day is as good, and by some measures is a better treatment for the papules and pustules of rosacea compared to the 40mg a day  doxyxcycline treatment Oracea. Minocycline as a treatment for rosacea is relatively unknown, with a lack […]

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Foamix Minocycline Foam (FMX103) still in development

Confirmation today that Foamix’s minocycline based FMX103 is still in clinical trials as a rosacea treatment. A press release from the company tells us that the Phase 2 trials have completed. The trial compared 3% minocycline foam, 1.5% minocycline foam and the vehicle foam. Foamix are hopeful that their foam formulation of topical minocycline can […]

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