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Mirvaso Gel (Brimonidine)

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The only differences between generics and their brand-name counterparts is that generics are less expensive and may look slightly different (eg. different shape or color), as trademarks laws prevent a generic from looking exactly like the brand-name drug.

Generics are less expensive because generic manufacturers don't have to invest large sums of money to develop a drug. When the brand-name patent expires, generic companies can manufacture a copy of the brand-name and sell it at a substantial discount.

Description

Mirvaso gel is a medication used to treat the skin condition rosacea.

People with rosacea have patches of dry, rough, red skin caused by blood vessel problems. Sun damage may contribute by weakening and widening the blood vessels of the face. Other symptoms include pus-filled bumps, stinging and burning of the skin, bumps on the eyes, and enlarged pores. 

Rosacea is sometimes confused for acne, but they are not the same thing.

The active ingredient, brimonidine, works by constricting the blood vessels of the face. Constricting the blood vessels reduces redness and other symptoms of rosacea.

Directions

Use Mirvaso gel exactly as directed by your healthcare provider.

The normal directions are to apply a small amount of Mirvaso gel once daily to the face. Apply to both cheeks, the forehead, the nose, and the chin. Avoid contact with the eyes and lips.

Wash your hands with soap and water after applying the gel.

Ingredients

The active ingredient in Miravaso gel is brimonidine 0.33%.

Inactive ingredients include carbomer homopolymer type B, glycerin, methylparaben, phenoxyethanol, propylene glycol, purified water, sodium hydroxide, and titanium dioxide.

Interactions

Topical medications like Mirvaso gel do not have many drug interactions. However, since Mirvaso affects the blood vessels, it can interact with certain heart medications. Use caution if you are taking:

  • Alpha agonists
  • Beta-blockers
  • Cardiac glycosides
  • Loop diuretics
  • Thiazide diuretics

Cautions

Tell your doctor if you have a history of cardiovascular disease before using Mirvaso.

Mirvaso is only approved for use on the face.

Side Effects

Common Mirvaso gel side effects can include:

  • Contact dermatitis 
  • Erythema
  • Flushing
  • Skin burning sensation

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References

  1. Mirvaso Gel [package insert]. Fort Worth, TX: Galderma labs.; 2013.


IMPORTANT NOTE: The above information is intended to increase awareness of health information and does not suggest treatment or diagnosis. This information is not a substitute for individual medical attention and should not be construed to indicate that use of the drug is safe, appropriate, or effective for you. See your health care professional for medical advice and treatment.

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