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Diagnosing Rosacea - Rhinophyma Treatment

This page contains links to eMedTV Rosacea Articles containing information on subjects from Diagnosing Rosacea to Rhinophyma Treatment. The information is organized alphabetically; the "Favorite Articles" contains the top articles on this page. Links in the box will take you directly to the articles; those same links are available with a short description further down the page.
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  • Diagnosing Rosacea
    Diagnosing rosacea can be difficult, because there is no definitive test for this condition. This eMedTV Web page describes how dermatologists are typically able to reach a rosacea diagnosis by considering a person's symptoms and family history.
  • Fanacia Gel
    As this eMedTV Web selection explains, Finacea gel is a prescription drug used to treat rosacea. This article takes a brief look at this medicine, including how it works and how often to use it. Fanacia gel is a common misspelling of Finacea gel.
  • Finacea
    Finacea is a medicine approved for the treatment of rosacea. This page from the eMedTV Web site provides a complete overview of this prescription skin gel, including details on how it works, when and how to use it, potential side effects, and more.
  • Finacea and Breastfeeding
    Finacea (azelaic acid gel) may not be safe to use while nursing a child. This eMedTV resource discusses Finacea and breastfeeding, explaining how caution is needed, even though very little of the medication is expected to pass through breast milk.
  • Finacea and Pregnancy
    It is probably safe to use Finacea (azelaic acid gel) during pregnancy. This eMedTV page discusses the results of animal studies involving Finacea, and explains why the FDA classifies this skin gel as a pregnancy Category B medicine.
  • Finacea Dosage
    For rosacea treatment, apply Finacea gel to the affected areas twice daily. This selection from the eMedTV Web library offers details on the standard dosage of Finacea, including important recommendations for when and how to use this skin gel.
  • Finacea Drug Interactions
    Using skin products, such as sunscreen and lotion, with Finacea may increase your risk for skin reactions. This eMedTV page explains that although serious drug interactions with Finacea are unlikely, this gel may cause reactions with other skin products.
  • Finacea for Rosacea
    A healthcare provider may prescribe Finacea for rosacea treatment. This eMedTV resource takes a closer look at Finacea, including information on how it works to help treat the bumps and pimples caused by rosacea. A link to more details is also included.
  • Finacea Medication Information
    Finacea is approved to treat the bumps and pimples caused by rosacea. This eMedTV Web selection provides more information on Finacea, including some dosing guidelines and general safety precautions to be aware of before using this medication.
  • Finacea Overdose
    If you use too much Finacea (azelaic acid gel), burning or stinging could occur. This eMedTV segment describes what to expect with an overdose, including other possible symptoms and details on how a healthcare provider may treat these problems.
  • Finacea Side Effects
    Dryness, stinging, and itching are common skin reactions that can occur with Finacea. This eMedTV Web article describes other potential side effects of Finacea, with information on how often they occur and which reactions require immediate medical care.
  • Finacea Uses
    If you have rosacea, you may benefit from Finacea. This eMedTV page explains what Finacea is used for, including how it works to help treat rosacea and whether it is safe for use in children. This article also describes possible "off-label" uses.
  • Finacea Warnings and Precautions
    When first starting Finacea, you may experience skin irritation, redness, and burning. This eMedTV Web selection highlights other important precautions and warnings for Finacea, including details on who may not be able to use this rosacea medication.
  • Finacia
    As this eMedTV resource explains, Finacea gel is prescribed to help treat rosacea. This article discusses what your healthcare provider needs to know before you use this drug and lists possible side effects. Finacia is a common misspelling of Finacea.
  • Finacia Gel
    Finacea is a type of skin gel licensed for the treatment of rosacea. This page from the eMedTV site offers a brief overview of this prescription drug, including how it works and possible side effects. Finacia gel is a common misspelling of Finacea gel.
  • Generic Finacea
    At this time, no generic Finacea (azelaic acid gel) products are available. This page from the eMedTV Web site explains why a generic version is not available and describes the difference between a generic name and a generic version of a medication.
  • Generic Form of Finacea
    There are no generic forms of Finacea available at this time. This selection from the eMedTV Web library further explores when a generic version of this rosacea treatment might become available. A link to more detailed information is also included.
  • Generic MetroCream
    As this eMedTV Web selection explains, generic MetroCream (metronidazole cream) is available in one strength and form. This article discusses who makes the generic versions and whether these products are as good as brand-name MetroCream.
  • Generic Metrogel
    As this eMedTV segment explains, generic Metrogel (metronidazole gel) is only available in a 0.75% formulation; the 1% strength is still protected by patents. This article discusses when a generic version of the 1% formulation might be available.
  • Generic Mirvaso
    As this eMedTV Web page explains, Mirvaso (brimonidine gel) is only available as a brand-name product. This article explains why companies are not yet allowed to make generic Mirvaso products and when this situation might change.
  • Generic Oracea
    Oracea (doxycycline) is not available in generic form at this time. This article from the eMedTV Web site offers information on when generic Oracea may become available and explains the difference between a generic drug and a "generic name."
  • How Does Metrogel Work?
    This eMedTV page explains that although it is not known exactly how Metrogel works, the product does contain an antibiotic and may also have some anti-inflammatory and immune-suppressing properties. A link to more detailed information is also provided.
  • How Often Should Metrogel Be Used?
    Depending on the strength, Metrogel is applied on the skin once or twice daily. This page of the eMedTV Web site offers more details on how often Metrogel should be used, with tips on how to apply it. This article also links to more dosing instructions.
  • Information About Rhinophyma
    Rhinophyma is often characterized by an enlarged, bulbous, and red nose. This part of the eMedTV site takes a quick look at rhinophyma, with information about who it affects and how this form of rosacea is treated.
  • Mervaso
    As this eMedTV page explains, a healthcare provider may prescribe Mirvaso to treat rosacea in adults. This page also covers some general precautions and possible side effects with the drug. Mervaso is a common misspelling of Mirvaso.
  • Metragel
    Metrogel is a medicated skin gel used to treat pimples and bumps caused by rosacea. This eMedTV page takes a look at this prescription drug, including dosing instructions and possible side effects. Metragel is a common misspelling of Metrogel.
  • Metro Cream
    MetroCream is a medicated skin cream approved to treat pimples and bumps caused by rosacea. This eMedTV article explores this prescription drug, including dosing instructions and possible side effects. Metro cream is a common misspelling of MetroCream.
  • MetroCream
    MetroCream is a medication applied directly on the skin twice daily to treat rosacea. This eMedTV Web page features an overview of this prescription drug, including details on potential side effects, dosing instructions, safety issues, and more.
  • MetroCream and Breastfeeding
    MetroCream (metronidazole cream) does pass through breast milk and may increase the risk for cancer. This eMedTV segment discusses the research that has been done on using MetroCream while breastfeeding, along with the manufacturer's recommendations.
  • MetroCream and Pregnancy
    It may not be safe for women to use MetroCream (metronidazole cream) during pregnancy. This eMedTV article explains whether this drug crosses the placenta and describes associated risks with using this medicated skin cream while pregnant.
  • MetroCream Dosage
    The standard MetroCream dosage for treating rosacea is to apply the cream twice daily. This page of the eMedTV Web library outlines more specific dosing guidelines, including some helpful tips on how to properly apply this medicated skin cream.
  • MetroCream Drug Interactions
    You may not be able to drink alcohol while using MetroCream, as it may cause drug interactions. This eMedTV resource takes an in-depth look at other products that may lead to adverse reactions when used in combination with MetroCream.
  • MetroCream for Rosacea
    As a type of treatment for rosacea, MetroCream can help treat bumps and pimples caused by this condition. This eMedTV resource explains what rosacea is and how MetroCream can help to improve this skin condition. A link to more details is also provided.
  • MetroCream Medication Information
    MetroCream is a medicine licensed to treat rosacea in adults. This selection from the eMedTV Web site offers more information on MetroCream, including how this medication is applied and possible side effects. A link to more details is also included.
  • MetroCream Overdose
    It is probably possible to overdose on MetroCream (metronidazole cream), although the effects are unknown. This eMedTV resource explores this topic in more detail, including potential problems that could occur and what a doctor might do to treat them.
  • MetroCream Side Effects
    Research has shown that skin reactions, such as redness and itching, are common MetroCream side effects. This eMedTV page examines the common and potentially serious reactions that occurred in people using this skin cream during clinical trials.
  • MetroCream Uses
    MetroCream is a medicine prescribed to help treat the bumps and pimples caused by rosacea. This eMedTV segment examines the specific uses of MetroCream. It also offers an explanation on how this drug is thought to work and whether children can use it.
  • MetroCream Warnings and Precautions
    If you have a history of anemia or low blood platelets, you may not be able to use MetroCream safely. This eMedTV page features other precautions for using MetroCream, with warnings for people who have certain medical issues or those taking certain drugs.
  • Metrogel
    Metrogel is a type of skin gel prescribed for the treatment of rosacea. This selection from the eMedTV Web site contains an overview of this medication, including details on dosing instructions, possible side effects, safety concerns, and more.
  • Metrogel and Breastfeeding
    Research has shown that Metrogel (metronidazole gel) passes through breast milk. This eMedTV page offers more details on breastfeeding and Metrogel, including the manufacturer's recommendations and why this product may not be safe to use while nursing.
  • Metrogel and Pregnancy
    As explained in this eMedTV Web page, Metrogel (metronidazole gel) is a pregnancy Category B drug, but it may not be the best rosacea treatment for pregnant women. This page describes the potential risks and discusses what your doctor may recommend.
  • Metrogel Dosage
    The recommended Metrogel dosage for treating rosacea is usually to apply the gel either once or twice daily. This eMedTV Web selection takes a closer look at dosing guidelines for this drug, including tips on when and how to apply this skin gel.
  • Metrogel Drug Information
    Available by prescription only, Metrogel is used for treating rosacea in adults. This eMedTV Web selection offers more drug information on Metrogel, including possible side effects and safety precautions. A link to more details is also included.
  • Metrogel Drug Interactions
    If your doctor prescribes Metrogel, he or she may recommend that you not drink alcohol. This eMedTV article lists other products that may cause drug interactions with Metrogel and describes the potentially serious complications that could occur.
  • Metrogel for Rosacea
    Available by prescription, Metrogel is a type of rosacea treatment. This medicated gel, as explained in this eMedTV page, is applied on the skin once or twice daily to treat bumps and pimples caused by rosacea. A link to more details is also provided.
  • Metrogel Overdose
    As this eMedTV article explains, it is probably possible to overdose on Metrogel (metronidazole gel). This article covers possible overdose symptoms, lists treatment options, and explains what to do if you think you have used too much of this medication.
  • Metrogel Side Effects
    Common side effects of Metrogel include scaling, itching, or stinging of the skin. This eMedTV page contains a detailed list of side effects that were reported during extensive clinical trials on the drug, including a list of potentially serious problems.
  • Metrogel Topical 0.75%
    As explained in this eMedTV article, Metrogel is a prescription medicine approved for the treatment of rosacea. This page offers a brief description of this topical medicine, including why the 0.75% strength of Metrogel is only available as a generic.
  • Metrogel Uses
    If you have a skin condition known as rosacea, you may benefit from Metrogel. This eMedTV Web page discusses how using Metrogel can help treat the bumps and pimples caused by rosacea. A description of possible off-label uses is also included.
  • Metrogel Warnings and Precautions
    If you have a history of low blood cell counts, let your doctor know before using Metrogel. This eMedTV segment highlights important warnings and precautions for Metrogel, including what to talk to your doctor about and possible problems that may occur.
  • Metrojel
    Metrogel is a drug licensed for the treatment of rosacea in adults. This eMedTV segment offers a brief overview of when and how to use this drug, and provides a link to more detailed information. Metrojel is a common misspelling of Metrogel.
  • Mirvaso
    Mirvaso is commonly used to reduce the redness caused by rosacea. This eMedTV Web resource provides a complete overview of this medication, including how it works, general dosing guidelines, potential side effects, and more.
  • Mirvaso and Breastfeeding
    It is generally not recommended to breastfeed while using Mirvaso (brimonidine gel). This eMedTV article explains why the manufacturer advises against using this medicine while nursing and discusses whether the drug passes through breast milk.
  • Mirvaso and Pregnancy
    As this eMedTV page explains, Mirvaso (brimonidine gel) is a pregnancy Category B drug, meaning it is probably not dangerous to use during pregnancy. This article describes what happened when the drug was given to pregnant animals.
  • Mirvaso and Rosacea
    Available as a gel, Mirvaso is applied to the skin once daily to treat rosacea. This eMedTV Web selection takes a brief look at using Mirvaso for rosacea, including how it works and possible side effects. It also links to more information.
  • Mirvaso Dosage
    The amount of Mirvaso used is the same for everyone. This page from the eMedTV Web site takes a closer look at the standard Mirvaso dosing guidelines, including how much of this medication to use, how to apply it, and when it should be used.
  • Mirvaso Drug Interactions
    If some medicines or other products are taken with Mirvaso, drug interactions may occur. As this eMedTV page explains, some of these interactions could cause potentially serious problems, such as drowsiness and dangerously low blood pressure.
  • Mirvaso Gel Information
    As explained in this eMedTV article, Mirvaso is a medicine prescribed to treat rosacea. This page provides basic information on this medicated skin gel, including how it works, how to use it, and side effects.
  • Mirvaso Overdose
    Possible effects of a Mirvaso (brimonidine gel) overdose include heart and breathing problems. This eMedTV segment further describes the effects that may result from using too much, including potentially serious complications that could occur.
  • Mirvaso Side Effects
    A burning sensation and skin flushing are some of the potential side effects of Mirvaso. However, as this eMedTV page explains, there are more serious complications that require prompt medical care, such as chest pain or allergic reactions.
  • Mirvaso Uses
    As explained in this eMedTV article, Mirvaso is used for treating the redness caused by rosacea. This resource explores this prescription medicine in more detail, including information on how it works and possible off-label uses.
  • Mirvaso Warnings and Precautions
    This eMedTV page takes an in-depth look at several Mirvaso warnings and precautions, including who should not use the drug and what to tell your doctor before starting treatment. This page also describes possible side effects and complications.
  • Ocular Rosacea
    Ocular rosacea is a skin condition that often results in eye irritation. This part of the eMedTV library talks about this condition in greater detail, including possible causes, a list of common symptoms, and treatment options.
  • Oracea
    Oracea is a prescription medicine used for treating inflammatory lesions that occur with rosacea. This eMedTV Web page describes how the drug works, explains when and how to take it, and lists potential side effects that may occur with treatment.
  • Oracea Dosage
    There is only one standard recommended dosage of Oracea, regardless of your age or weight. As this eMedTV segment explains, the recommended dose is one 40 mg capsule once a day, taken at least one hour before or two hours after breakfast.
  • Oracea Drug Interactions
    Phenytoin, retinoids, and warfarin are some of the medicines that may cause drug interactions with Oracea. This eMedTV segment lists other drugs that may interfere with Oracea and explains what may happen if these medicines are taken together.
  • Oracea for Rosacea
    Doctors often prescribe Oracea to treat inflammatory lesions associated with the skin condition rosacea. This eMedTV resource describes how the drug works to treat rosacea and briefly explains when and how to take Oracea.
  • Oracea Medication Information
    Oracea is an oral medicine commonly used for treating inflammatory lesions associated with rosacea. This eMedTV segment offers more information on the medication, including details about Oracea's effects and potential side effects.
  • Oracea Side Affects
    Common Oracea side effects include diarrhea, sinus infection, and high blood pressure. This eMedTV page lists other possible side effects, including potentially serious problems. Oracea side affects is a common misspelling of Oracea side effects.
  • Oracea Side Effects
    Common side effects of Oracea include diarrhea, sinus irritation, and nose or throat pain. This eMedTV article lists other common side effects and also explains which problems are potentially serious and should be reported to your doctor.
  • Oracea Uses
    Oracea is a drug that treats inflammatory lesions (acne-like bumps and blemishes) associated with rosacea. This eMedTV resource discusses the uses of Oracea in more detail, describes how the drug works, and explains whether it is approved for children.
  • Oracea Warnings and Precautions
    If you have liver disease, let your doctor know before you take Oracea. This eMedTV page lists other conditions you should tell your doctor about before starting this drug. Warnings and precautions on who should not use Oracea are also listed here.
  • Oracia
    Oracea is a medication often prescribed to treat inflammatory lesions caused by rosacea. This eMedTV article discusses Oracea's uses in more detail and explains what side effects may occur with this medicine. Oracia is a common misspelling of Oracea.
  • Rhinophyma
    Rhinophyma is a condition associated with rosacea in which a person has an enlarged, bulbous, and red nose. This eMedTV archives offers an in-depth look at this medical condition, with information on symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment.
  • Rhinophyma Treatment
    There are several rhinophyma treatment options, including topical or oral rosacea medications and surgery. This eMedTV segment discusses these and other treatment options that may be necessary if a patient's rosacea progresses to rhinophyma.
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