What Is Rosacea?
Rosacea is a common vascular and inflammatory facial skin condition. People with fair skin over age 30 are more likely to get rosacea, but it can affect people of any age, from any background.
Facial redness and rosacea
The facial redness of rosacea, also called erythema (err-uh-thee-ma), is a common rosacea symptom—and may be the only symptom for some people. A 2012 Gallup survey asked 510 people with rosacea which symptoms they were currently experiencing and found that facial redness was by far the most common:N=510
You might find that certain things set off your redness. Avoiding known triggers may help you manage your symptoms. Learn about common triggers and rosacea skin care
The emotional impact of rosacea
As if the physical symptoms of rosacea weren’t enough, rosacea can affect your emotional health and well-being as well by causing frustration and worry. In surveys of people with rosacea conducted by the National Rosacea Society:
Here’s the good news: 70% of people surveyed reported increased emotional well-being after getting treatment. Read more about this, and other surveys by the National Rosacea Society, at www.rosacea.org.
Important Safety Information
Indication: MIRVASO® (brimonidine) topical gel, 0.33%* is an alpha adrenergic agonist indicated for the topical treatment of persistent (nontransient) facial erythema of rosacea in adults 18 years of age or older. Adverse Events: In clinical trials, the most common adverse reactions (≥1%) included erythema, flushing, skin burning sensation and contact dermatitis. Warnings/Precautions: MIRVASO Topical Gel should be used with caution in patients with depression, cerebral or coronary insufficiency, Raynaud's phenomenon, orthostatic hypotension, thromboangiitis obliterans, scleroderma, or Sjögren’s syndrome. Alpha-2 adrenergic agents can lower blood pressure. MIRVASO Topical Gel should be used with caution in patients with severe or unstable or uncontrolled cardiovascular disease. Serious adverse reactions following accidental ingestion of MIRVASO Topical Gel by children have been reported. Keep MIRVASO Topical Gel out of reach of children. Not for oral, ophthalmic, or intravaginal use.
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Two 4-week pivotal studies
The safety and efficacy of MIRVASO® (brimonidine) topical gel, 0.33%* was evaluated in 2 identical, randomized, vehicle-controlled trials with 553 patients aged 18 years and older. Study participants were randomized 1:1 to receive either MIRVASO or vehicle gel once daily for 4 weeks. The primary endpoint for both studies was 2-grade composite success at hours 3, 6, 9, and 12 on day 29. The secondary endpoint was 1-grade composite success at 30 minutes on day 1. Composite success was defined as improvement on both the Clinician Erythema Assessment and Patient Self-Assessment.1
Long-term, open-label study
The long-term safety and efficacy of MIRVASO was studied in a 52-week, multicenter, open-label, non-comparative study with 449 patients with moderate to severe facial erythema of rosacea. The primary objective of the study was to evaluate the long-term safety of MIRVASO applied once daily for up to 12 months. The secondary objective of the study was to evaluate the long-term efficacy of MIRVASO applied once daily for up to 12 months.2
*Each gram of gel contains 5 mg of brimonidine tartrate, equivalent to
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