Off Label Treatments

Off-label usage of prescription treatments for rosacea is allowed by the FDA as long as your doctor has prescribed it for you. So what sorts of prescription treatments approved for other conditions might work for rosacea? Here are a few articles to get you started.

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If you are 60+, live in Sydney, ROSEND needs you

A just listed trial in Sydney is looking for 40 over sixty year olds to evaluate a possible new treatment for rosacea – Volumetric Modulated Arc Therapy (VMAT). VMAT is a type of radiotherapy that is normally used to treat skin cancer. The trial, named ROSEND, wants to see if VMAT might offer a benefit […]

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Ivermectin stops coronavirus growing

Our good friend Ivermectin is in the news again, this time related to the topic on everyone’s lips – coronavirus. A just published article in Antiviral Research, described here in Warning issued as researchers reveal another potential treatment for coronavirus details that Ivermectin has been found to be effective again coronavirus in the laboratory. Previously […]

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Self medicating with Duramectin instead of Soolantra

  Is it safe to medicate yourself with prescription-similar treatments that you find on the internet? This is a critical question especially for rosacea sufferers who cannot afford full price rosacea prescriptions. How about if you wanted to try the active ingredient in Soolantra, cannot afford it and wanted to try a seemingly similar product […]

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Novoxel’s Tixel breaks the skin, botox breaks the flushing

Here is a new (ok novel if you have to use that term) treatment for the most difficult to treat redness and flushing of rosacea. Researchers used a thermomechanical device to break holes into the surface of the skin, and topical botox to treat the most severe redness and flusing of rosacea. How does it work […]

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Rhofade for bags under your eyes

It is true that there may be significant benefits available to rosacea sufferers from using prescription products off-label. Some well know off-label treatments for rosacea include accutane, macrolides, oral ivermectin and beta-blockers. But how about using something like Rhofade for essentially a cosmetic condition though? Is this something safe and worthwhile? Well Dr. Allenby for […]

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