Papules & Pustules
The lumps and bumps of rosacea, more technically called the papules and pustules of rosacea are 2 of the most prominent features of rosacea sufferers. Giving rise to the inaccurate idea that rosacea is simply adult acne, the papules and pustules of rosacea are also the 2 symptoms of rosacea that can most commonly be treated. You can choose systemic and topical treatments to treat your rosacea papules and pustules. For more information see Oracea, Metrogel, Soolantra, Finacea and doxycycline.
Recent Rosacea Blog Posts
I don’t know if rosacea sufferers really need another tetracycline variant, but Allergan has published some promising Phase III trial data for Sarecycline as a treatment for the lesions of moderate to severe acne. Whilst no longer being directly promoted as a treatment for rosacea (and indeed it is not clear if Allergan will be […]
Do you sometimes feel that you are better read than your doctor when it comes to rosacea? Well this might be the case, especially when you consider that there are so many medical conditions for your doctor to consider, and the generally easily available medical information available on the internet. Of course the quality of […]
Even though Soolantra has only just been approved as a treatment for rosacea, and won’t be available for a couple of months, can we get any idea of how well it might work ? Thankfully the answer is yes. With credit to those who have been part of the extensive trials for Galderma’s code-named CD5024 […]
Some just published research from the Ivermectin Phase III study group suggests that Ivermectin 1% cream once a day is better than Metronidazole 0.75% twice a day at treating the papules and pustules of rosacea. The British Journal of Dermatology paper tells us that although both Ivermectin and Metronidazole did lead to a reduction in […]
Linda Stein Gold mentions in a video posted on Skin and Allergy News, referring to Galderma’s Ivermectin Cream ; Phase 3 Clinical Trials have completed, and FDA Approval is expected later this year (2014). This is great new for those who 1) want to try an approved treatment for demodex mites and 2) may not […]