Rosacea News June 2009
1. doryx + applesauce, for those who can�t swallow tablets
If you have trouble swallowing tablets, here is an official FDA sanctioned
tip. Open the tablet and sprinkle the delayed release pellets on to a
spoonful of applesauce. This is a good option for anyone who finds
swallowing the ...
2. NYTimes says no natural remedies for rosacea
The New York Times has an article today keenly titled Natural Remedies for
Rosacea?. The question is one that many rosacea sufferer seek answered � are
there any effective treatments for rosacea that don�t include the use of
antibiotics or prescription potions and lotions ? The answer comes from one
of the premier rosacea experts � Dr. Frank C. Powell. Here is an extract ...
3. Favourite Over The Counter treatments
Do you have a favourite over the counter treatment for your rosacea ?
Depending on your health insurance and access to doctors and pharmacies,
prescription treatments are out of the reach of many rosacea sufferers. So
what can you try as a rosacea treatment that is easy to source, cheap and
4. Vita-Oil Release Next Week. Tinted ZincO in July
Here is an announcement from RosaceaCare: �Earlier this year, we announced
that four important and popular rosacea products that had been unavailable
for many months would thereafter, by special arrangement with the
originator, be manufactured and distributed by the Rosacea Care Company. We
are pleased to tell you that the first of these, the much-loved Vita-Oil,
will be released and ready to ship this ...
5. Is Oracea different to 50mg doxycycline ?
I came across the following graph in a recent presentation at the recent AAD
meeting and figured it was interesting enough to highlight it here. The
following graph, sourced from Collagenex (who sell Oracea), shows the blood
plasma concentration of doxycycline after taking Oracea compared to 50mg
once a day of generic doxycycline. The horizontal axis stretches out to 24
hours post dosage. ...
6. Doxium (calcium dobesilate) trialists wanted
Thanks to a comment from Sophie on the post
rosacea and doxium (calcium dobesilate) we know that Dr. Cuevas who is
responsible for several papers on Dobesilate, is accepting people to try it
as a treatment for rosacea. Thanks for the info Sophie.
7. Green Tea helps after IPL
This just published paper is suggesting that the topical application of
polyphenol antioxidants (aka green tea) post IPL treatment resulted in more
hydrated skin and reduced oxidative degradation of skin lipids. The authors
suggest that this will enhance the effects of the IPL therapy.
David Pascoe, pascoedj@...
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