Rosacea Topicals

Along with systemic treatments, topicals have long been the mainstay of gaining relief from rosacea symptoms. Best known rosacea topicals include Metrogel and Finacea. Other topicals such as sunscreens and cleansers and moisturizers are also an important part of a rosacea armament.

Recent Rosacea Blog Posts

Zilxi before and after photos

The FDA recently approved a new topical treatment for the papules and pustules of rosacea. This topical treatment contains 1.5% minocycline in a foam emulsion. The main claim to fame of a topical antibiotic is that it can deliver a higher dose of the active ingredient to the layers of skin, than taking a tablet. […]

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Zilxi 1.5% Topical Minocycline Foam for rosacea lesions

Zilxi, 1.5% Topical Minocycline Foam has been approved for the treatment of the papules and pustules of rosacea in adults. From the Press Release “ZILXI (minocycline) topical foam, 1.5% is a topical form of the antibiotic minocycline for the treatment of adults with pimples and bumps caused by a condition called rosacea. ZILXI is available […]

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Finacea Foam now available again

  LeoPharma has announced that FinaceaFoam is back again after some availability issues. So if you have not been able to fill your prescription for Finacea Foam, it should be possible to do so now. LEO Pharma Inc. Announces Availability of Finacea® (azelaic acid) Foam, 15%, for Treatment of Mild-to-Moderate Rosacea Madison, N.J., April 15, […]

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Mangosteen Herbal lotion good for acne

This study has found that a herbal compound containing an extract from mangosteen and 4 other herbs was effective in the treatment of mild to moderate acne. The study authors tell us that this herbal mixture significantly reduced the inflammatory and non-inflammatory acne lesions. This is good news for those who are keen on using […]

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Hovione – Topical Minocycline Gel starts Phase 3 testing

Promoted as being safer than systemic antibiotics, a 3% formulation of topical minocycline gel has passed Phase 2 clinical trials and is readying to commence Phase 3 trials. The owners of the product, currently named HY-01 – Hovione are promoting their in-development topical as more moisturising than other comparable topicals, and less likely to induce […]

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