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Rosacea Prescriptions are FREE in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland

The recent series of articles discussing the cost of rosacea prescriptions in the USA and Australia has highlighted the availability of prescriptions for free in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. Prescriptions attract a modest NHS co-payment in England – £8.20 for each medicine dispensed. In order to access prescriptions in the UK you need to be eligible […]

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Soolantra Availability Across Europe (Vastreka in Italy)

As announced in March, Soolantra has been approved for sale in Europe. The official prescribing information for Soolantra in the EEA has been published. The names are all pretty obvious – making it clear why Galderma would invent a new name for their product. The only exception is that Soolantra will be known as Vastreka […]

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Mirvaso may cost £34 a tube in the UK

Following hot on the heels of the announcement that Mirvaso has been approved across Europe is an update to the UK’s NHS New Drugs website. The Mirvaso page has hinted that the cost of Mirvaso in the UK, when it launches next month, may be as low as £34  a tube. Further, a tube is […]

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Mirvaso has been approved across Europe

News today that Mirvaso has gained approval  or Marketing Authorisation as they call it, by the European Commission. This means that Mirvaso is approved for sale and will soon be available across the European Community, at the will and availability of Galderma. So Mirvaso is now approved for sale in Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, […]

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Efracea is the UK version of Oracea

Publications filed with the UK and EU health and approval authorities suggest that Galderma is marketing the 40mg modified release doxycycline (known as Oracea in the US) as Efracea in the United Kingdom. Other member countries also granting approval are Austria, Germany, Finland, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, Holland and Sweden. The medicine is also approved under […]

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