Soolantra cream is a topical cream that is used to treat the symptoms of rosacea. It contains the active ingredient ivermectin. Although the exact mode of action isn’t fully understood, it is thought that ivermectin has anti-inflammatory and anti-pimple properties that reduce the appearance of the symptoms associated with rosacea.
- Treatment for rosacea
- Reduces inflammation and visible pimples
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Soolantra is a cream that contains ivermectin, an anti-inflammatory that also kills parasites such as Demodex mites – another factor that has been linked to inflamed skin & rosacea symptoms.
How long does it take Soolantra to work?
Soolantra cream usually takes effect reasonably quickly – most people notice an improvement in their skin after around four weeks of treatment. Of course, the speed at which people see results can vary slightly from person to person.
Does Soolantra have steroids in it?
No – Soolantra is not a steroid cream. Its active ingredient, ivermectin, is an anti-inflammatory designed to soothe rosacea.
How often should I apply Soolantra Cream?
Use Soolantra Cream once a day or as directed by a healthcare professional.
How long should you use Soolantra?
The duration of treatment can vary from person to person and depends on the severity of your rosacea. You may notice an improvement after four weeks of treatment.
Like all medicines, Soolantra can cause side effects which are most likely to occur at the start of treatment. Most side effects last for less than a week and are mild.
Typical side effects include:
- Dry or itchy skin
- Burning or stinging on the site of application
- Skin irritation
Before taking any medicines, regardless of whether they are over the counter or prescription-only, it is essential always to read the patient information leaflet.