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

State of the art in rosacea topical treaments

A really easy to access article in Mol. Pharmaceutics has given us a detailed run down of the current status of rosacea topicals and a glimpse into the future of topical treatments. Rosacea Topical Treatment and Care: From Traditional to New Drug Delivery Systems Mol. Pharmaceutics 2023, 20, 8, 3804–3828 https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.molpharmaceut.3c00324 The paper lists the […]

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Epsolay approved by the FDA for rosacea

Galderma has announced that Epsolay has been approved by the FDA for treating rosacea. Epsolay is a proprietary cream formulation of benzoyl peroxide, 5%, designated for the treatment of inflammatory lesions of rosacea in adults. In July 2021 Galderma announced an exclusive 5 year deal to market Epsolay in the US. The creators of Epsolay […]

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Zilxi User Reviews

The recently approved Zilxi, is a minocycline based topical treatment for the papules and pustules of rosacea. Zilxi contains 1.5% minocycline, in a foam formulation and is applied to the face once per day. How does Zilxi work? Officially the way that the topical minocycline formulation of Zilxi improves the papules and pustules of rosacea […]

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Zilxi to launch at $485 for 30gm canister

The publicity around the launch for Zilxi, the new 1.5% topical minocycline based treatment for rosacea contains confirmation that the list price for a 30gm prescription will be $485. Now known as VYNE Therapeutics, the makers of Zilxi are preparing to make their recently FDA approved treatment for the papules and pustules of rosacea available […]

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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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