Rosacea

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What is Rosacea?

Rosacea is a chronic skin condition involving inflammation of the cheeks, nose, chin, forehead, or eyelids. It may appear as redness, prominent spider-like blood vessels, swelling, or skin eruptions similar to acne.

What is it like to have Rosacea?

Common symptoms
How bad it is
What people are taking for it

Reports may be affected by other conditions and/or medication side effects. We ask about general symptoms (anxious mood, depressed mood, insomnia, fatigue, and pain) regardless of condition.
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What do patients take to treat Rosacea and its symptoms?

You’ve tried
Treatment name(s)
Type
How many have tried
How many evaluations
Treatment name(s)

(Doryx, Doxsig, Doxyferm) 3 more
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
6
How many evaluations
1
Treatment name(s)

(Cymbalta, Cymgen, Yelate) 1 more
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
6
How many evaluations
3
Treatment name(s)

(APO Clonazepam, Clonex, Clonotril) 7 more
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
5
How many evaluations
7
Treatment name(s)

(Flagyl)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
5
How many evaluations
4
Treatment name(s)

(Endocet, Magnacet, Oxycocet) 11 more
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
5
How many evaluations
2
Treatment name(s)

(Altruline, Apo-Sertraline, Daxid) 11 more
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
5
How many evaluations
2
Treatment name(s)

(Klaron, Ovace Plus, Rosaderm Cleanser)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
5
How many evaluations
1
Treatment name(s)

(Conzip, Dolol, Dolzam) 23 more
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
5
How many evaluations
4
Treatment name(s)

(Amineurin, Amitriptyline Troche, Anapsique) 10 more
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
4
How many evaluations
3
Treatment name(s)

(APO-Gabapentin, DOM-Gabapentin, Epleptin) 7 more
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
4
How many evaluations
13
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Data from patients with Rosacea, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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You’ve tried this treatment.

Compare treatments for Rosacea

You’ve tried
Treatment name(s)
How many have tried
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
How many evaluations
Treatment name(s)

(Doryx, Doxsig, Doxyferm) 3 more
How many have tried
6
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
How many evaluations
1
Treatment name(s)

(Cymbalta, Cymgen, Yelate) 1 more
How many have tried
6
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
Constipation Deadened emotions 5 more
How many evaluations
3
Treatment name(s)

(APO Clonazepam, Clonex, Clonotril) 7 more
How many have tried
5
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
Cognitive impairment Somnolence
How many evaluations
7
Treatment name(s)

(Flagyl)
How many have tried
5
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
Dry skin
How many evaluations
4
Treatment name(s)

(Endocet, Magnacet, Oxycocet) 11 more
How many have tried
5
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
Nausea if taken on empty stomach
How many evaluations
2
Treatment name(s)

(Altruline, Apo-Sertraline, Daxid) 11 more
How many have tried
5
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
Bipolar manic episodes Emotional withdrawal 2 more
How many evaluations
2
Treatment name(s)

(Klaron, Ovace Plus, Rosaderm Cleanser)
How many have tried
5
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
How many evaluations
1
Treatment name(s)

(Conzip, Dolol, Dolzam) 23 more
How many have tried
5
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
Nausea
How many evaluations
4
Treatment name(s)

(Amineurin, Amitriptyline Troche, Anapsique) 10 more
How many have tried
4
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
Fatigue Mild Depression 1 more
How many evaluations
3
Treatment name(s)

(APO-Gabapentin, DOM-Gabapentin, Epleptin) 7 more
How many have tried
4
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
Dizziness Blurry vision 4 more
How many evaluations
13
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Data from patients with Rosacea, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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You’ve tried this treatment.

  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell
  • Severe
  • Moderate
  • Mild
  • None

Who has Rosacea on PatientsLikeMe?


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 2
20s 12
30s 57
40s 100
50s 81
60s 35
70+ 2

Gender

Distribution of females vs. males

83% Females
17% Males
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 22
20-29 years 39
30-39 years 43
40-49 years 32
50-59 years 16
60-69 years 2
70+ years 0

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 199
Not Diagnosed 13

These charts show data from Rosacea patients who have completed their condition history
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