Rosacea News June 2011

1. 9 New Drugs in Development for Rosacea

The Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America tells us that there are currently 9 drugs in development for rosacea. I was initially curious as to how counted nine. Read on if you want to see how they get to this number. 277 Medicines in Development For Skin Diseases Washington, D.C. (June 13, 2011) — America’s biopharmaceutical …

2. Why Do New Drugs take SO LONG to be Developed?

For everyone waiting on the latest and greatest new treatment for rosacea, new drugs seem to take forever to make it to the market. Taking a step back and looking at new drug development in general, it is very sobering to read how few drugs actually make it to an approved product; THE DRUG DISCOVERY , DEVELOPMENT AND …

3. Final FDA Approval of Sansrosa, expect 15 months post Phase III

A popular topic online at the various rosacea forums is to guess when Sansrosa will become available. So far all guesses have proved way way too optimistic. Given that we believe that the process is in the later stages of Phase III, what sort of best outcome possible, educated guess might be worth offering up? Once the Phase III process completes (which itself …

4. Riversol: From idea to a Rosacea Product

I thought this article from the Vancouver Sun was quite interesting from the point of view of developing new products for rosacea sufferers. Just how do you get from something that you think might work, to a product …

5. Galderma blocking Impax making Generic Oracea

The last we heard from Impax Laboratories was in late 2009 when they had filed an Abbreviated New Drug  Application (ANDA 91-447) to produce a generic version of Oracea. …

6. Inactive Ingredients Just as Important as Active Ingredients

Rosacea sufferers get good at looking through ingredient listings. What magical ingredient has been included in this product that might help me? But you should keep reading and take notice of everything listed.

7. How do you cope with Rosacea at Work?

The NRS recently highlighted the possible negative effects of rosacea in the workplace and on their career.

As well any physical symptoms such as facial burning, blurred vision and debilitating flushing, the secondary worries about what others will think about your appearance make it tough for rosacea sufferers at work.

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