Zilxi

Zilxi is a 1.5% Topical Minocycline Foam for the treatment of the papules and pustules of rosacea.

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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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Zilxi 1.5% Topical Minocycline Foam for rosacea lesions

Zilxi, 1.5% Topical Minocycline Foam has been approved for the treatment of the papules and pustules of rosacea in adults. From the Press Release “ZILXI (minocycline) topical foam, 1.5% is a topical form of the antibiotic minocycline for the treatment of adults with pimples and bumps caused by a condition called rosacea. ZILXI is available […]

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Foamix Minocycline Foam (FMX103) still in development

Confirmation today that Foamix’s minocycline based FMX103 is still in clinical trials as a rosacea treatment. A press release from the company tells us that the Phase 2 trials have completed. The trial compared 3% minocycline foam, 1.5% minocycline foam and the vehicle foam. Foamix are hopeful that their foam formulation of topical minocycline can […]

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Foamix to Trial Foaming Topical Minocycline (FMX103)

The prescription topical market for rosacea seems to be somewhat crowded. Sufferers have the choice of the metrogel family, finacea as well as the potential to try acne topicals such as retinoids. So far there hasn’t been a proven topical anti-biotic per se. Metrogel and Finacea have anti-inflammatory properties, but are not classified as anti-biotics. […]

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