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

What is this mysterious Nycomed 0444 Gel ?

The Clinical Trials register has listed a just completed trial for something cryptically called 0444 Gel. The Gel is targeted for the papules and pustules of rosacea. Apparently the study started in January 2008 and has just been completed. Study of 0444 Gel in the Treatment of Inflammatory Lesions of Rosacea Sponsor: Nycomed US Inc […]

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Promiseb Topical Cream for Seborrheic Dermatitis

I was alerted to the launch of a product called Promiseb by a comment left on the Sebclair for Seborrheic Dermatitis post. Since then the news web sites are also covering the press release. Promiseb (probably pronounced Promi-seb) is launching in the U.S. via Promius Pharma, after being licensed from Sinclair Pharma in 2007. Promiseb […]

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This just published paper is suggesting that the topical application of polyphenol antioxidants (aka green tea) post IPL treatment resulted in more hydrated skin and reduced oxidative degradation of skin lipids. The authors suggest that this will enhance the effects of the IPL therapy. This post-treatment therapy is in addition to some other recently published […]

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Pyratine XR User Reviews

Showing just how important the internet is becoming for marketing new cosmetics, Pyratine XR has recently launched with a lot of press activity. As well as Senetek’s press releases on the internet I was also contacted by 2 PR representatives trying to get me to cover the release of this `new’ product. Pyratine XR was […]

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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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