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.

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Epsolay is on its way, will it stay?

The benzoyl peroxide based Epsolay is one step closer to becoming a new treatment for the papules and pustules of rosacea. Based on an active ingredient of 5% bezoyl peroxide, and encapsulating inside silica, the new cream has continued to be tested and now Phase 3 results have been published. So what do the Phase […]

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Rosacea from perfumes and cosmetics

This paper describes the case of a hairdresser that had bad allergic reactions to frangrances and chemicals encountered each day in her work environment. She presented to her doctor with rosacea like papules and pustules. Her treatment with Metrogrel, Soolantra and antibiotics was not successful. The symptoms were only resolved when exposure to the chemicals […]

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Epsolay is Sol-Gel’s Benzoyl Peroxide for Rosacea

A new treatment for the papules and pustules of rosacea has been given its product name. Publicity surrounding the trial of the new benzoyl peroxide based rosacea topical has mentioned that the product is to be called Epsolay. Previously Epsolay has been known as VERED, S5G4T-1 and DER 45 EV. It is encouraging that Epsolay has […]

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Sol-Gel’s S5G4T-1 (Epsolay) benzoyl peroxide cream for papules and pustules

Described in the official trial only as a “topical cream”, Sol-Gel are undergoing a Phase 3 trial for a product newly designated as S5G4T-1. What is S5G4T-1? (Now Epsolay) Although the clinical trial listing doesn’t provide any details about the components of S5G4T-1, their own web site reveals more information. Based on Sol-Gel’s product portfolio, it seems […]

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Sarecycline for acne and rosacea

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 […]

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