David Pascoe

David Pascoe started the Rosacea Support Group in October 1998.

Foamix Minocycline Foam (FMX103) still in development

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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Soolantra more expensive than Finacea, but better, apparently

Soolantra more expensive than Finacea, but better, apparently

A study has been released that headlines a result that even though Soolantra costs more than Finacea, overall it is actually cheaper than Finacea. The study uses a complicated formula to deduce that even though Soolantra sells for more per tube than Finacea, the overall cost versus the benefit you receive shows that Soolantra is […]

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Omiganan still in the rosacea pipeline

Omiganan still in the rosacea pipeline

There aren’t many drugs currently in late development for rosacea. Finacea foam and Soolantra have been approved, and it looks like Azultro is on the way. One of the remaining drugs that is still inching its way through the approval process is Omiganan. Confirmation that Omiganan is still alive in the rosacea development pipeline comes from […]

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Elta MD UV Clear Sunscreen SPF46

Elta MD UV Clear Sunscreen SPF46

A reader of Rosacea News sent me an interesting looking tip for a sunscreen that could be a good option for rosacea sufferers. This zinc oxide and octinoxate based sunscreen is available in a tinted and untinted formulation. The sunscreen is promoted as a product that “helps calm and protect sensitive skin types prone to […]

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Rosacea boards fuel rosacea research

Rosacea boards fuel rosacea research

Here are 3 papers that have been written based on what rosacea sufferers have posted over time at the Rosacea Support Community forum site. None of the authors contacted me about their research, rather they sampled the forum postings themselves. So this means that there are some rosacea researchers directly interested in how rosacea sufferers […]

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