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FDA-approved Treatments

The FDA approves only medicines with proven results based on good clinical research.

FDA-approved Treatments

US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved topical therapies for rosacea are:



a)Azelaic acid (15%) gel


b)Metronidazole (0.75% gel, cream, and lotion, and 1% cream and gel)


c)Sodium sulfacetamide/sulfur (10%/5%) gel, cleanser, lotion, suspension, and cream.


d)Brimonidine tartrate (0.33%) gel


e)Oxymetazoline hydrochloride (1%) cream


f)Ivermectin (1%) cream


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