Soolantra (Ivermectin Cream 1%)

Soolantra 1% Ivermectin Cream is for the lumps and bumps of rosacea. Although the actual way that Ivermectin works for rosacea is unknown it is thought to have anti-demodex and anti-inflammatory effects. Soolantra has been shown to be more effective than Metrogel 0.75% against the papules and pustules of rosacea.

Soolantra is prescription only, is to be used once per day and is available in tubes of 30g, 45g and 60g. Use a pea sized amount for each area of the face (forehead, chin, nose, each cheek).

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Soolantra more expensive than Finacea, but better, apparently

A study has been released that headlines a result that even though Soolantra costs more than Finacea, overall it is actually cheaper than Finacea. The study uses a complicated formula to deduce that even though Soolantra sells for more per tube than Finacea, the overall cost versus the benefit you receive shows that Soolantra is […]

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Soolantra listed at $275 a tube

A recently published paper that seeks to compare the long term, shall we say, `total cost’ of Soolantra, Finacea and Metrogel 0.75%, has given us a window into official listed prices for these prescription items. The following table is from this paper – Cost-Effectiveness of Ivermectin 1% Cream in Adults with Papulopustular Rosacea in the United […]

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Soolantra in Australia featured on Channel 9 News

We first learnt that Soolantra was available in Australia in November 2015. Australians have been telling us that Soolantra is a private prescription and will cost around $56 for 30gm tube. It appears that Galderma was able to convince Channel 9 News in Australia to cover the availability of Soolantra downunder. Today Channel 9 aired a 2 minute story highlighting […]

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Ivermectin is a very useful drug indeed

Rosacea sufferers have become increasingly familiar with Ivermectin in recent years since the development of the rosacea treatment Soolantra. Clinical trials first came to rosacea sufferers’ notice in 2006 when trials started for CD5024 in Australia. The slow research and development process saw this active molecule formulated into a 1% cream, trialed extensively and then […]

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Soolantra better than Metrogel at long term remission

This just-published study finds that once your rosacea is under control, Soolantra once a day will likely do a better job at keeping papules and pustules at bay compared to Metrogel 0.75% twice per day. Why not Metrogel 1%? Interestingly this study did not compare Soolantra against Metrogel 1%, but Metrogel 0.75%. The leaves us […]

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