Monday, February 19, 2018
Rosacea Treatment

Rosacea Treatment

Topical Metronidazole

Metronidazole is a nitroimidazole that has antibiotic and antiprotozoal effects. Mechanism of action, side-effects both local and systemic, brands, and drug interactions are discussed.

Erythromycin

Erythromycin is an antibiotic in the macrolide group, and is often used in acne treatment, but also rosacea treatment. Mechanism of action, side-effects, brands and drug interactions are discussed.

Oral Antibiotics: Minocycline

Minocycline is a tetracycline antibiotic, which is often used for acne treatment for its anti-bacterial and anti-inflammatory effects. The mechanism of action, side-effects, and drug interactions are discussed.

Oral Antibiotics: Doxycycline

Doxycycline is a tetracycline antibiotic, which is used to treat acne and rosacea for its antibacterial and anti-inflammatory effects. Mechanism of action, drug interactions, and side-effects are discussed.

Oral Antibiotics: Tetracycline

Tetracycline is a broad spectrum antibiotic that is often used to treat acne and roscaea for its antibacterial and anti-inflammatory effects. Mechanism of action, drug interactions, and side-effects are discussed.

Isotretinoin (Accutane) as Rosacea Treatment

Isotretinoin (Accutane®) is a retinoid or vitamin A analog, and most well known for its use in treating severe acne. This article discusses the case for use in treating rosacea, and what expectations patients should have.

Isotretinoin – Side Effects And Treatment Of Side Effects

Isotretinoin, better known by its trade name Accutane®, and its side-effects are discussed with an emphasis on the most common side-effects that patients reports, such as dryness of the skin, and irritation of the eyes.

Isotretinoin – Side Effects That Need Medical Monitoring By Your Physician

Isotretinoin (Accutane) is a powerful drug, but one that has powerful side-effects. This article focuses on the side-effects that require monitoring as the symptoms may not be obvious to the patients.

Telangiectasias/Redness

This articles focuses on a common symptom of rosacea - telangiectasia, and treatment options that are available, such as laser therapy.

Rhinophyma

Rhinophyma describes the growth of the nose in some patients with rosacea. This article describes the condition, its demographics, and treatments for rhinophyma.

LATEST: VOL 23-1, JAN 2018

New Treatments for Hereditary Angioedema

Recent advances in the treatment of hereditary angioedema, particularly in the last decade has been promising. This paper reviews the mechanisms, efficacy, and adverse reactions associated with these new treatment medications. 
Dietary Change as a Treatment Strategy for Skin Disease

Skin and Diet: An Update on the Role of Dietary Change as a Treatment...

An increasing body of research indicates that dietary change may serve as a component of therapy for certain skin conditions. This includes conditions such as acne, atopic dermatitis, aging skin, psoriasis, and rosacea. This article takes a high level overview of the role that diet may play in these conditions.

Update on Drugs and Drug News: January-February 2018

Update on drugs includes Onabotulinum-toxinA for injection (Botox® Cosmetic), Hyaluronic acid dermal filler (Restylane® Silk), Ustekinumab for SC injection (Stelara®), Golimumab for IV infusion (RSimponi Aria®), Herpes zoster vaccine (non-live recombinant, AS01B adjuvanted) suspension for IM injection (Shingrix), Brentuximab vedotin for IV infusion (Adcetris®)

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