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Azithromycin for Rosacea

wormgirl1 (post number 85, 18th March 2011 06:40 PM) who believes "rosacea is primarily an infectious disease, *not* an inflammatory state" treated her Phenotype 6 with azithromycin in a 1% ophthalmic solution and an oral dose of azithromycin. However she never comes back to report if this was successful. 

"In case of a lack of efficacy or in case of contraindications (e.g. pregnancy, children below 8 years), azithromycin or metronidazole are alternative systemic therapies."

Hautarzt. 2013 Jul;64(7):500-5. doi: 10.1007/s00105-012-2519-4.
Systemic therapy of rosacea.
Schaller M, Belge K.

"Topical azithromycin may represent an additional treatment for ocular rosacea, with a shorter duration of treatment and absence of gastrointestinal side effects as compared to systemic doxycycline."

Ocul Immunol Inflamm. 2013 Jul 22;
Topical Azithromycin as a Novel Treatment for Ocular Rosacea.
Mantelli F, Di Zazzo A, Sacchetti M, Dianzani C, Lambiase A, Bonini S


Azithromycin for Coronavirus

"Tetracyclines, specifically doxycycline, are the most commonly prescribed antibiotics for rosacea. Other antibiotics that can be used include macrolides, commonly azithromycin, and rarely, metronidazole. Source

"Azithromycin is indicated for respiratory, urogenital, dermal and other bacterial infections, and exerts immunomodulatory effects in chronic inflammatory disorders, including diffuse panbronchiolitis, post-transplant bronchiolitis and rosacea." Source

Azithromycin in the treatment of papulopustular rosacea.

Azithromycin as an alternative rosacea therapy when tetracyclines prove problematic.

Oral azithromycin for treatment of intractable rosacea.

Papulopustular Rosacea: Response to Treatment with Oral Azithromycin

Comparison of efficacy ofazithromycin  vs. doxycycline in the treatment of rosacea: a randomized open clinical trial.

Rosacea/acne rosacea: efficacy of combination therapy of azithromycin and topical 0.1% tacrolimus ointment.

Oral Azithromycin : A Treatment Option for Papulopustular Rosacea.

Rosacea fulminans in pregnancy: successful treatment with azithromycin .

Ocular signs, symptoms and tear function tests of papulopustular rosacea patients receiving azithromyci.

The effect ofazithromycin  on reactive oxygen species in rosacea.

IL-1α and MMP-9 Tear Levels of Patients with Active Ocular Rosacea before and after Treatment with Systemic Azithromycin or Doxycycline.

The role of Chlamydia pneumoniae in the etiology of acne rosacea: response to the use of ora lazithromycin.

10 reasons why you should use azithromycin (Polish)

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