Questions and answers

When is the best time to apply Soolantra?

When is the best time to apply Soolantra?

SOOLANTRA is only intended for use on the skin of the face. It is recommended that SOOLANTRA be applied once per day after your usual cleansing routine, and before any cosmetics or sunscreens are applied.

Can Soolantra make rosacea worse?

In clinical trials, there were no reports of Soolantra making rosacea worse. However, if you believe your rosacea is getting worse while using Soolantra, talk with your doctor.

Is Soolantra available on NHS?

Ivermectin (Soolantra®) is accepted for restricted use within NHS Scotland for the treatment of moderate to severe inflammatory lesions of rosacea where a topical treatment is considered appropriate.

Is Rosiver the same as Soolantra?

Ivermectin 1% cream (Soolantra(®); Rosiver™; Izefla(®)) is a novel topical agent indicated for the once-daily treatment of inflammatory lesions of rosacea.

Should I use Soolantra every day?

You should use Soolantra daily over the treatment course and the treatment course may be repeated. Your doctor will tell you how long you will need to use Soolantra.

How often should I use Soolantra?

Apply this medication to the affected areas of the face as directed by your doctor, usually once a day. Use a pea-sized amount for each area of the face (such as the forehead, chin, nose, each cheek) that is affected.

Is Soolantra good for redness?

Containing the active ingredient ivermectin, Soolantra is an anti-inflammatory cream that can reduce rosacea symptoms, including facial redness, swelling, and especially papules and pustules. Although Soolantra can be highly effective, it’s far from the only available rosacea treatment available on prescription.

Why is my rosacea getting worse?

Rosacea has flare-ups that come and go. This may happen every few weeks or every few months. If not treated, it tends to get worse over time. It may also be made worse by heat, spicy foods, alcohol, and other triggers.

Can Soolantra be used long term?

It is important that you continue using Soolantra as long as prescribed by your doctor. Soolantra may cause the following side effects: Common side effect (may affect up to 1 in 10 people): Burning feeling of the skin.

How do I permanently get rid of rosacea?

A laser or light treatment can reduce (or get rid of) the blood vessels. To remove thickening skin, dermatologists may use laser resurfacing. Laser treatment can also reduce redness. In a few small studies, lasers were used to treat permanent redness on the face or the redness surrounding acne-like blemishes.

What is comparable to Soolantra?

In terms of how long they take to work, Soolantra and Finacea are also very similar. Applied correctly, Finacea can reduce the symptoms of rosacea within one to two months. In comparison, it takes an average of four to six weeks to see an improvement while using Soolantra.

How long should you use Soolantra?

You can expect full results after using Soolantra (ivermectin cream) for about 3 months. Should I use Soolantra (ivermectin cream) in the morning or evening? You should use Soolantra (ivermectin cream) once a day at about the same time each day for the most consistent results.