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Foamix Minocycline Foam works for Bacterial Infections

A recent press release teases rosacea sufferers that a topical foaming form of minocycline might become a new treatment. The trial results promoted in the press release are for a condition called Impetigo, a bacterial skin infection. Minocycline, as a member of the tetracycline family may offer some anti-inflammatory benefit to rosacea sufferers, but the […]

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Foamix to Trial Foaming Topical Minocycline (FMX103)

The prescription topical market for rosacea seems to be somewhat crowded. Sufferers have the choice of the metrogel family, finacea as well as the potential to try acne topicals such as retinoids. So far there hasn’t been a proven topical anti-biotic per se. Metrogel and Finacea have anti-inflammatory properties, but are not classified as anti-biotics. […]

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Effects of minocycline on the ocular flora of patients with acne rosacea or seborrheic blepharitis. Cornea. 2003 Aug;22(6):545-8. Ta CN, Shine WE, McCulley JP, Pandya A, Trattler W, Norbury JW. Department of Ophthalmology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, 5323 Harry Hines Boulevard, Dallas, Texas 75390, USA. PURPOSE: To assess the effect of minocycline on […]

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