Oracea (40mg doxycycline)

Oracea is a once per day 40mg (30mg immediate release and 10mg delayed release) doxycycline treatment for the papules and pustles of rosacea. Galderma promote Oracea as superior to 50mg a day of generic doxycycline because Oracea is a low enough dose to be promoted as an `anti-inflamatory only’ treatment and not suffering from potential problems of higher doses of antibiotics.

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Collagenex is reporting today that Oracea is equally effective as 100mg of doxycycline. This latest press release is a culmination of a trial that we have reported previously – oracea plus metrogel, better than 100mg doxycycline plus metrogel ? and also a 2007 SkinMed paper; maximum effective dose of doxycycline is 40mg a day. The […]

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Thanks for the tip from Ben. A clinical trial listed for treating both facial and ocular rosacea with Oracea suggests that Oracea might soon be marketed directly as an ocular rosacea treatment. This phase 2 trial’s purpose is to determine the safety and efficacy of sub-antimicrobial dose doxycycline in the treatment of patients who have […]

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A recent investor presentation from Collagenex shows some interesting insights into how Collagenex are promoting Oracea. Oracea is promoted as safe and effective for long term use. It was reported that the average duration of Oracea therapy is 4 months, compared to an average of 2.5 months for other rosacea prescriptions. 52% of Oracea prescriptions […]

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There has been a lot of copy written about so-called low dose or anti-inflammatory dose doxycycline. This form of antibiotic therapy is one of the more promising recent therapeutic developments ; it will likely become a widely known and available treatment. This recently published paper shows that a daily dose of 40mg of doxycycline is […]

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A clinical trial, sponsored by CollaGenex, is recruiting patients to see how Oracea compares to doxycycline (100mg once a day) when combined with metrogel 1%. We can see from a Collagenex annual report that COL-101 was the name for Periostat MR, which then became Oracea. Safety and Efficacy Study to Compare Two Rosacea Treatment Regimens Purpose: To compare […]

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