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RHOFADE
Rosacea
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Drug Name:

RHOFADE Rx

Generic Name and Formulations:
Oxymetazoline HCl 1%; crm.

Company:
Allergan

Therapeutic Use:

Indications for RHOFADE:

Persistent facial erythema associated with rosacea.

Adult:

≥18yrs: apply a pea-sized amount once daily in a thin layer to entire face (forehead, nose, each cheek, chin). Wash hands after use.

Children:

<18yrs: not established.

Warnings/Precautions:

Not for oral, ophthalmic, or intravaginal use. Avoid eyes, lips, irritated skin, or open wounds. Severe or unstable/uncontrolled cardiovascular disease. Orthostatic hypotension. Uncontrolled hypertension or hypotension. Cerebral or coronary insufficiency. Raynaud's phenomenon. Thromboangiitis obliterans. Scleroderma. Sjögren's syndrome. Increased risk of angle closure glaucoma. Pregnancy. Nursing mothers.

Pharmacological Class:

Sympathomimetic.

Interactions:

Caution with concomitant beta-blockers, antihypertensives, cardiac glycosides, alpha-1 receptor antagonists. Concomitant MAOIs may affect the metabolism and uptake of circulating amines; caution.

Adverse Reactions:

Application site reactions (eg, dermatitis, pruritus, erythema, pain), worsening inflammatory lesions of rosacea.

Generic Availability:

NO

How Supplied:

Gel—30g, 60g (tube or pump)

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