Rosiver (ivermectin) Cream for Rosacea

Rosiver (ivermectin) cream 1% is typically used in the treatment of inflammatory lesions (papules and pustules) of rosacea in adults 18 years of age or older.

it is just like the Soolantra cream, but this is the Canadian version.

What does Rosiver cream contain?

Each gram of the topical cream contains 10 mg of ivermectin. 

Non-medicinal ingredients: carbomer copolymer type B, isopropyl palmitate, macrogol cetostearyl ether, cetyl alcohol, citric acid monohydrate, dimeticone 20 Cst, oleyl alcohol, phenoxyethanol, propyl parahydroxybenzoate, disodium edetate, glycerol, methyl parahydroxybenzoate, propylene glycol, purified water, sodium hydroxide, sorbitan stearate, and stearyl alcohol.

Some of these ingredients may irritate your skin.

How effective is Rosiver cream?

A study demonstrated that ROSIVER was more effective than Metronidazole 7.5 mg/g cream with a reduction of 83.0% and 73.7% inflammatory lesions from baseline after 16 weeks of treatment for the ivermectin and metronidazole groups respectively.

Who should not use Rosiver cream?

Do not take this cream if you are allergic to ivermectin or any ingredients present in it.

Do not give this cream to children or pets

How should I use Rosiver cream?

Rosiver cream should be applied once daily (five pea-sized amounts to each area of the face: forehead, chin, nose, and both cheeks) at bedtime and spread evenly across the face. Avoid the eyes and lips. Wash your hands after applying the cream.

You can use your moisturizer after applying the ROSIVER cream.

If you miss a dose, skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dosing schedule. Do not apply a double dose to make up for a missed one. You can contact your doctor for advice if you do not know what to do if you miss a dose.

Store the cream at room temperature (15°C to 30°C), protect it from light and moisture, and keep it out of the reach of children and pets.

What are the side effects of using Rosiver cream?

  • Skin burning sensation
  • Skin irritation
  • Pruritis
  • Dry skin

Warnings and Precautions:

  • Pregnancy: it should not be used during pregnancy. Contact your doctor for more information.
  • Breast-feeding: it can pass into breast milk and may affect your baby. Talk to your doctor about whether you should continue breastfeeding.
  • Children: The safety of this cream has not been established for children weighing less than 15 kg.
  • Do not use ivermectin to prevent or treat COVID-19.
  • ROSIVER cream is not for ophthalmic, oral, or intravaginal use.