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Hydroxychloroquine works same as doxycycline for rosacea

A pre-proof version of an article to appear in the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology details a small double blind study that found that oral hydroxychloroquine 200mg twice a day offered similar benefits to rosacea sufferers compared to doxycycline 100mg a day. Hydroxycholorquine (HCQ) is marketed under the name Plaquenil and is best […]

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Hovione Trialing topical HY01 Minocycline Gel

In a crowded rosacea topical market, Hovione is trialing a new topical antibiotic formulation – 1% vs. 3% minocycline gel. HY01 is said to be based on a “proprietary formulation of crystalline minocycline base and oil-based excipients.” In the topical anti-papule and pustule market, this new formulation of Minocycline is up against the industry heavyweights […]

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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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The New York Times is reporting on the health status of the President, based on an interview with his doctor – Harold N. Bornstein. The interview includes mention that Trump is taking a long acting tetracycline to control his rosacea. It isn’t clear which formulation of tetracycline this would refer to. I’m sure the reporting is […]

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Rosacea means 2x Parkinson’s – not so fast !

Proving once again that you shouldn’t rely on the mainstream media for your health news, blanket coverage today for a Danish statistical population study that uses the words Rosacea and Parkinson’s in the title. Even simply using the two words in the same headline implies some kind of link – reading the details of the […]

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