Category: Topical treatments

Open-label Extension Study Evaluating Long-term Safety and Efficacy of FMX101 4% Minocycline Foam for Moderate-to-Severe Acne Vulgaris

J Clin Aesthet Dermatol. 2019;12(10):16–23 by Linda Stein Gold, MD; Sunil Dhawan, MD; Jonathan Weiss, MD; Zoe Diana Draelos, MD; Herman Ellman, MD; and Iain Stuart, PhD Dr. Stein Gold is with the Henry Ford Health System in Detroit, Michigan. Dr. Dhawan is with the Center for Dermatology Clinical Research, Inc., in Fremont, California. Dr. Weiss


Topical Hyaluronic Acid Facial Cream with New Micronized Molecule Technology Effectively Penetrates and Improves Facial Skin Quality: Results from In-vitro, Ex-vivo, and In-vivo (Open-label) Studies

J Clin Aesthet Dermatol. 2019;12(10):39–44 by Rachel Lubart, Phd; Inbar Yariv MSc; Dror Fixler, PhD; and Anat Lipovsky, Phd Prof. Lubart and Dr. Lipovsky are with the Chemistry Department at Bar-Ilan University in Ramat-Gan, Israel. Prof. Lubart is also with the Physics Department at Bar-Ilan University in Ramat-Gan, Israel. Ms. Yariv and Prof.. Fixler are with


Bioavailability, Pharmacokinetics, and Transepidermal Water Loss of Short-Contact Tazarotene Lotion 0.1% Versus Tazarotene (Tazorac®) Cream 0.1%

by Srinivas Sidgiddi, MD; Kent Allenby, MD; Franklin Okumu, PhD; and Anirudh Gautam, MPharm Drs. Sidgiddi, Allenby, and Okumu are with Promius Pharma in Princeton, New Jersey. Mr. Gautam is with Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories SA in Basel, Switzerland. FUNDING: This study was funded and sponsored by Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories (DRL #841). DISCLOSURES: Dr. Sidgiddi, MD


Topical 15% Zinc Oxide Ointment Significantly Reduces the Size of Common Warts After Four Weeks: A Randomized, Triple-blinded, Placebo-controlled Trial

by Chankiat Songsantiphap, MD, and Pravit Asawanonda, MD, DSc Drs. Songsantiphap and Asawanonda are with the Division of Dermatology in the Department of Medicine at Chulalongkorn University in Bangkok, Thailand.  ABSTRACT: Background. There are limited number of topical agents for the treatment of common warts. Few reports show efficacy of zinc oxide for such indication. Objectives. We