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Zilxi before and after photos

The FDA recently approved a new topical treatment for the papules and pustules of rosacea. This topical treatment contains 1.5% minocycline in a foam emulsion. The main claim to fame of a topical antibiotic is that it can deliver a higher dose of the active ingredient to the layers of skin, than taking a tablet. […]

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Zilxi 1.5% Topical Minocycline Foam for rosacea lesions

Zilxi, 1.5% Topical Minocycline Foam has been approved for the treatment of the papules and pustules of rosacea in adults. From the Press Release “ZILXI (minocycline) topical foam, 1.5% is a topical form of the antibiotic minocycline for the treatment of adults with pimples and bumps caused by a condition called rosacea. ZILXI is available […]

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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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