Rosacea News April–June 2014

Free Prescription Samples Increase Rosacea Rx Costs

1. Free Prescription Samples Increase Rosacea Rx Costs

The existence of free drug samples appears to be altering the habits of doctors such that treatments are overall more expensive for patients. This is the result of some research into the prescribing patterns of a group of acne and rosacea patients in 2010. The researchers found that doctors who distributed free drug samples were […]

Nasalcrom regulates Mast Cells – reduces redness

2. Nasalcrom regulates Mast Cells – reduces redness

In September last year a trial was listed to assess whether cromolyn sodium ophthalmic solution 4% could improve the redness associated with rosacea. This trial was listed by Dr. Anna Di Nardo, who is a part of the UCSD and has received NRS funding in 2012 to research the link between Mast Cells and the […]

Rutin Forte Supplement reduces redness apparently

3. Rutin Forte Supplement reduces redness apparently

A paper published in the Georgian Medical News, and listed on PubMed details a study that concludes that Rutin Forte is an effective means for the treatment and prevention of erythematous rosacea. The supplement was included alongside regular rosacea therapy of topical and oral antibiotics. What is Rutin Forte? Rutin Forte is a nutritional supplement […]

Mirvaso launches as ONRELTEA in Canada

4. Mirvaso launches as ONRELTEA in Canada

Galderma has reached into its bag of trademarks and announced that Mirvaso will be known as ONRELTEA in Canada. Red Faced? Rosacea Sufferers Now Have a New Option Proven to Reduce Facial Redness Health Canada Approves The First and Only Topical Treatment Indicated for the Persistent Facial Erythema of Rosacea THORNHILL, ON, May 21, 2014 […]

5. Galderma’s 1% Ivermectin Cream expected later this year

Linda Stein Gold mentions in a video posted on Skin and Allergy News, referring to Galderma’s Ivermectin Cream ; Phase 3 Clinical Trials have completed, and FDA Approval is expected later this year (2014). This is great new for those who 1) want to try an approved treatment for demodex mites and 2) may not […]

Cliradex T4O wipes for treating Eye Lash Mites

6. Cliradex T4O wipes for treating Eye Lash Mites

In mid 2012 we learned that a company called Tissue Tech was going to trial single use T4O wipes as a treatment for ocular demodex mites. Early last year Bio-Tissue Inc., the parent company of Tissue Tech announced the release of Cliradex. This new product is promoted as a tea tree oil based moist towelette […]

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