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

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Aczone (dapsone) Gel, 5% for the topical treatment of acne vulgaris in patients 12 years and older. Aczone is an aqueous topical gel containing 5% dapsone. Aczone has been shown to achieve statistically significant percent reduction in the number of acne lesions and better success rate […]

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From Skin and Allergy News, July 2005. Think Outside the Box for Rosacea Tx Options. Dr. Amy B. Lewis, M.D., who is on the dermatology faculty at the State University of New York, Brooklyn is recommending Rosaliac as a rosacea treatment. Rosaliac contains vitamin CG (ascorbyl glucoside, a slow-release form of vitamin C); xanthine, a […]

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Not that this is all that exciting, but those (in the U.S.) without access to the Noritate 1% Metronidazole, can now get Metrogel in 1% strength. Metrogel (and its companions metrocream and metrolotion) was previously available with 0.75% metronidazole. Metrogel is a bit of a engima for rosacea sufferers. It is by far the most […]

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