David Pascoe

David Pascoe started the Rosacea Support Group in October 1998.

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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Off Label Treatments for Rosacea

Written by on March 30, 2016 in Off Label Treatments, prescriptions with 9 Comments
Off Label Treatments for Rosacea

Has your doctor ever prescribed you something other than Metrogel, Soolantra, Finacea, Oracea or Mirvaso for rosacea? If so, then your doctor has given you an off-label prescription. Were you aware that only officially approved FDA treatments for rosacea are the 4 treatments from Galderma – Metrogel, Oracea, Soolantra & and Mirvaso, and one from […]

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Mirvaso works for Lupus, Dermatomyositis and Pityriasis Rubra Pilaris

Mirvaso works for Lupus, Dermatomyositis and Pityriasis Rubra Pilaris

The off label use for Mirvaso gel is becoming better documented with the publication of a recent paper suggesting that Mirvaso was well tolerated by and offered good benefits to sufferers of Systemic Lupus, Dermatomyositis and Pityriasis Rubra Pilaris. These conditions share a symptom – erythema, that is the appearance of a red face. Only 3 patients […]

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