Galderma trying Soolantra and Oracea together

Galderma is set to trial the usage of Soolantra and Oracea in combination to treat sufferers of severe rosacea.

What is Severe Rosacea?

Severe rosacea is taken here to be participants with at least 20 but not more than 70 papules and pustules. The trial will aim to show that the addition of Oracea to a topical regime of Soolantra will offer a significant benefit.

By trialing Soolantra with and without Oracea, Galderma hope to show that the combination of the two treatments offers a proven regime.

Galderma’s Big Guns

Galderma has an impressive rosacea portfolio (Soolantra, Mirvaso, Metrogel, Oracea, Cetaphil), and it is beneficial to be able to promote the combination of treatments as `extra effective’. Metrogel in combination with Oracea has attracted research interest in the past with Galderma, now the introduction of Soolantra offers Galderma the opportunity to prove that this combination is the new best-in-class treatment regime.

Clinical Trial

Clinical Trial NCT03075891

Oracea Soolantra Association in Patients With Severe Rosacea

Efficacy Comparison of Ivermectin 1% Topical Cream Associated With Doxycycline 40 mg Modified Release (MR) Capsules Versus Ivermectin 1% Topical Cream Associated With Placebo in the Treatment of Severe Rosacea

Primary Outcome Measure: Efficacy (Percent change from Baseline in Inflammatory Lesion count)

Drug: Ivermectin 1% cream

Topical to the face, approximately one small pea size amount per facial region (right and left cheeks, forehead, chin, and nose) once a day for 12 weeks

Drug: Doxycycline 40 mg MR (30 mg Immediate Release & 10 mg Delayed Release beads) capsules 1 Capsule once-daily for 12 weeks vs. Placebo

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About the Author: David Pascoe started the Rosacea Support Group in October 1998. .

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4 Reader Comments

  1. finola says:

    there is a natural alternative to Soolantra made by finca skin organics

  2. Mya says:

    I wonder if they are targeting Demodex mites? Ivermectine is useless aginst them anyway… its like banging my head against a wall everytime a different doctor gives me the same useless advice. I wish the meical industry would wake up to this!

  3. Zezinho says:

    Congratulations on this amazing website!!

    I just found out about a new tetracycline option approved in US called sarecycline with amazing results.. its worth a posting here about it.

    • David Pascoe says:

      Great to hear you had amazing results, but Sarecycline is not yet submitted to the FDA for approval so is not approved or available in the US. Were you part of a clinical trial perhaps?

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