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

A double-blind, placebo-controlled study of a natural anti-inflammatory for treatment of rosacea Wingfield Rehmus, MD, MPH, June Kim, MD, Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA, United States; Jenny Murase, MD, University of California, Irvine, Irvine, CA, United States; Dale Kern, MS, Nu Skin Enterprises, Provo, UT, United States Background: Rosacea is a chronic acneiform disorder of […]

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Rosasol is a little known combination sunscreen and metronidzaole formulation. It is only available on prescription in Canada. According to the Stiefel Laboratories web site, “Regulations in Canada prohibit pharmaceutical manufacturers from providing prescription-product-related information directly to consumers“. This may explain why little information about Rosasol is available on the internet. Randomized Placebo-controlled Trial of […]

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This paper on the role of sunscreens in rosacea makes the interesting point that sunlight exposure is known to be one of the top tripwires for rosacea, and that as few as 5% of rosacea sufferers use a daily sunscreen. It is true that we read comparitively little about sunscreens considering that sun exposure can […]

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Novel Drug Delivery Systems: Potential in Improving Topical Delivery of Antiacne Agents, A.A. Date, B. Naik, M.S. Nagarsenker Skin Pharmacology and Physiology 2006;19:2-16 (DOI: 10.1159/000089138) Department of Pharmaceutics, Bombay College of Pharmacy, Kalina, Santacruz (East), Mumbai, India Key Words: Acne Topical treatment Liposomes Microemulsions Nanoparticles, solid lipid Acne is the most common cutaneous disorder of […]

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Avene Eau Thermale Diroseal Treatment Cream is now available in Australia. This products is slated as a “treatment cream for sensitive, reactive skin prone to localised redness, with visible capillaries”. It hasn’t received the most rave of reviews on the support groups, but may be worth a try if you are looking for something new. […]

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