David Pascoe

David Pascoe started the Rosacea Support Group in October 1998.

Rhofade – Allergan’s oxymetazoline brand name

Rhofade – Allergan’s oxymetazoline brand name

Allergan haven’t announced it yet, but it seems pretty clear that they are planning to use the brand name Azultro for their oxymetazoline based treatment for the erythema of rosacea. Azultro started life as V-101 when owned by Vicept Therapeutics. It was renamed as AGN-199201 after Allergan purchased Vicept. Actavis now owns Allergan. I had […]

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Stanford continuing Genetic link to Rosacea

Stanford continuing Genetic link to Rosacea

Last year a group of researchers from Stanford University and 23andMe, lead by Dr. Anne Chang published some ground breaking discoveries relating to 2 genes that looked like they might be related to rosacea symptoms. The findings were described by Stanford; Genetic basis of rosacea identified by researchers The researchers compared the genomes of rosacea […]

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Soolantra in Australia featured on Channel 9 News

Soolantra in Australia featured on Channel 9 News

We first learnt that Soolantra was available in Australia in November 2015. Australians have been telling us that Soolantra is a private prescription and will cost around $56 for 30gm tube. It appears that Galderma was able to convince Channel 9 News in Australia to cover the availability of Soolantra downunder. Today Channel 9 aired a 2 minute story highlighting […]

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Omega 3 Fatty Acids good for Dry Eye and Ocular Rosacea

Omega 3 Fatty Acids good for Dry Eye and Ocular Rosacea

This just published paper is confirming that the long term usage of Omega 3 Fatty Acids are a great supplement for ocular rosacea sufferers. According to the main measures related to ocular rosacea symptoms, 6 months supplementation of Omega 3 FAs, will offer relief to ocular rosacea symptoms – as indicated by the following quantitative […]

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NicAzel Forte – a Rosacea Supplement?

NicAzel Forte – a Rosacea Supplement?

Touted as a dietary supplement, NicAzel Forte is the second generation of a prescription only supplement, made by Elorac Pharmaceuticals. The first generation, the more simply named “NicAzel” contained Nicotinamide, but not the now fancily named blend – Azerizin. NicAzel Forte is promoted as a “prescription dietary supplement for management of inflammatory skin conditions.” and […]

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