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Recent Rosacea Blog Posts

Should I moisturize before or after Finacea – it doesn’t matter!

Well here you are, one of the frequently asked questions about rosacea topicals has been answered. Does it matter whether I apply my rosacea prescription topical before or after I use a moisturizer ? This recently available abstract suggests that in fact it doesn’t matter. The study looked at the absorption of finacea before and […]

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This paper comes up with the seemingly simple and innocuous result that rosacea sufferers are more likely to fill prescription repeats for oral treatments compared to topicals. This lead to the suggestion by Collagenex that sufferers are generally more satisfied with the effects of oral treatments. In recent press release they further suggested that this […]

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Metrogel, Metrolotion, Metrocream, Noritate, once or twice per day – all the same same !!

Despite quite a lot of activity in the marketing and development of the metronidazole based rosacea treatments (lotion, cream, gel, generic equivalents, metrogel 1%, once per day, twice per day) this research suggests that the formulation and treatment frequency make little difference to the treatment outcome. So if you can tolerate one of the available […]

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