PROSACEA Medicated Rosacea Gel

PROSACEA Medicated Rosacea Gel

Effective topical treatment for rosacea symptoms. Visible results in days.

Dermatologist-Recommended PROSACEA Medicated Rosacea Gel controls the redness, pimples, bumps and irritation of rosacea – with no prescription needed!

As masks have become part of our daily lives to protect ourselves and our community from spreading COVID-19, have you noticed your skin is often red after you wear your mask?

Masking is helping keep us safe, but it can aggravate the skin, interfering with the skin’s microbiome.   This irritation may also be contributing to the facial redness and flare ups of rosacea-induced acne. 

PROSACEA can help. 

PROSACEA is the only non-prescription rosacea treatment that contains real medicine to treat and control rosacea symptoms. Other over-the-counter rosacea skin care treatments can only promise to help cover up your facial redness, bumps and pimples. PROSACEA is different. It doesn’t conceal rosacea symptoms; it actually controls your rosacea symptoms and heals your skin – for fast, effective relief without a prescription. Inside its lightweight, water-based gel is an effective rosacea medicine that works to reduce redness and inflammation. PROSACEA also contains natural aloe to help soothe sensitive, delicate skin for the best in rosacea skin care.

Experience for yourself why PROSACEA is the #1 rosacea treatment brand† and why 93% of those who have tried PROSACEA would buy it again††.

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*Prosacea consumer data. Individual results may vary.
† Based on independent, syndicated market research data
†† Prosacea Consumer Satisfaction Survey

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What are the directions for PROSACEA Gel?

Clean skin thoroughly before applying medication. Cover the entire affected area with a thin layer of PROSACEA Gel one to three times daily. Massage gently until absorbed into the skin. If you are a new user of PROSACEA Gel, we recommend applying sparingly to one or two small affected areas during the first three days. If no discomfort occurs, you may continue use. Because excessive drying of the skin may occur, start with one application daily, then gradually increase to two or three times daily if needed or as directed by a doctor.

What is the active ingredient in PROSACEA Gel?

PROSACEA Gel contains Sulphur 1x.

What does the 1x mean?

The 1x is homeopathic nomenclature for the potency of the active ingredient. The “x” refers to a 10-fold dilution, so 1x means the ingredient has undergone one 10-fold dilution. PROSACEA Gel is 10% 1x sulphur, so PROSACEA Gel contains approximately 1% sulphur.

How long can I use PROSACEA Gel?

There is no limit on the time period for using PROSACEA Gel. You can use it as long as it seems to be helping your condition. If your condition clears to your satisfaction you can stop using PROSACEA Gel. However, if your condition stops improving, or if irritation develops or increases, you should stop use and you may want to consult your doctor.

Can I use make-up, moisturizers, or sunscreen with PROSACEA Gel?

Yes, you can use make-up, moisturizers, or sunscreen with PROSACEA Gel. However, we recommend that you wait approximately 15-20 minutes after applying PROSACEA Gel to let it dry and absorb into the skin before applying any such products. We also recommend you consult a doctor or dermatologist about questions and/or recommendations on the appropriate cosmetics, moisturizers, and sunscreens which may be used along with PROSACEA Gel.

I am pregnant/breast-feeding; is it safe for me to use PROSACEA Gel?

We recommend speaking with your doctor before using PROSACEA Gel if pregnant or breast-feeding.

I am allergic to sulfa drugs. Can I use PROSACEA Gel?

The Sulphur 1x in PROSACEA Gel is different from sulfa drug ingredients; “sulfa” is a term used to describe a class of antibiotics. There are no sulfa drug ingredients in PROSACEA Gel. If you have additional questions or concerns you should contact a doctor or pharmacist.

Is PROSACEA Gel a topical steroid?

PROSACEA Gel is not a topical steroid and does not contain any steroid ingredients.

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PROSACEA Gel is an effective topical medication for treatment of rosacea symptoms. The moisture-rich formula helps diminish bumps and redness while soothing and conditioning dry, irritated skin. PROSACEA contains no irritating alcohol or petroleum based ingredients. PROSACEA Gel is extremely light, applies easily, and is absorbed thoroughly by the skin with no lingering objectionable odor—you’ll hardly know it’s on. With daily use as directed, PROSACEA can help provide visible improvement of your rosacea symptoms.

Rosacea is a highly visible skin condition, the exact cause of which is still not fully understood, but is thought to be hereditary. Commonly, rosacea affects skin on the cheeks, nose, chin or forehead, usually causing a reddened, inflamed appearance. Rosacea is generally thought to affect those with fair skin most frequently, though it can affect all skin types. Symptoms may also include acne-like bumps and pimples and visible blood vessels. Rosacea is commonly known to be aggravated by anything that causes a flushing reaction (increased blood-flow) in the skin, which could include alcohol consumption, exposure to sun or extreme temperatures, spicy foods and other irritants. Also, as masks have become part of our daily lives to protect ourselves and our community from spreading COVID-19, your skin may be red after wearing your mask. Masking is helping keep us safe, but it can aggravate the skin, interfering with the skin’s microbiome.   This irritation may also be contributing to the facial redness and flare ups of rosacea-induced acne. The symptoms of this condition do not typically disappear if left untreated and may even progressively worsen over time. While currently there is no known cure for rosacea, symptoms are known to respond favorably to certain topical treatments.

Generally, rosacea progresses through three symptomatic stages:

Stage 1: In the earliest stage of rosacea, the most common symptoms can include subtle to moderate redness, stinging, burning, dryness or tightness of skin.  Tiny visible blood vessels (telangiectasia) may also appear on the skin’s surface. Skin may begin to react to certain cosmetics, and may also be more reactive to temperature changes or become sensitive to certain foods.

Stage 2: As the condition progresses, redness becomes more persistent. Larger areas of the face may become affected. The formation of papules (red bumps) or pustules (resembling pimples) and swelling may develop. Facial pores and sebaceous follicles may become larger and more prominent.

Stage 3: Generally, stage 3 rosacea is less common, but individuals diagnosed with this advanced stage of rosacea exhibit all characteristics of stages 1 and 2 in a more severe form. Facial features may become thicker, irregular or even exhibit gradual deformation. Affected areas of the skin become a deeper shade of red. The sebaceous glands may become extremely enlarged, contributing to further redness, inflammation, papules, pustules and swelling of facial features.

If you believe you may have rosacea, do not delay in consulting a doctor for proper diagnosis and advice.

Medical experts have suggested some ways to avoid aggravating symptoms which include:

  1. Avoid direct sunlight as rosacea symptoms can be triggered or worsened by exposure to sunlight.  When in the sun, use a mild sunscreen.
  2. Avoid rubbing or scrubbing affected areas, which can irritate the skin or stimulate increased blood flow to the areas.
  3. Use mild soaps, moisturizers and sunscreens and be sure to gently apply them to the face in order to avoid irritating affected areas.
  4. Avoid hot drinks, spicy foods and alcoholic beverages which can cause flushing.
  5. Protect your skin from extreme hot and cold conditions.
  6. Avoid cosmetics, soaps, and other facial products that contain ingredients such as alcohol, menthol and fragrances.
  7. Keep a log of any products, medicines, foods and/or environmental conditions that may trigger flushing episodes or symptom flare-ups in order to avoid them in the future.
  8. Consult your doctor for treatment recommendations.


  1. Get adequate rest.
  2. Avoid emotional stress where possible.
  3. Drink adequate amounts of water daily.
  4. Keep hands and face clean.
  5. Keep affected areas clean and well moisturized.
  6. Shampoo hair regularly using a mild antibacterial shampoo.
  7. Avoid touching affected areas.

PROSACEA Gel contains sulphur 1x, a medically recognized homeopathic ingredient that, when used as directed, has been recognized to be effective for relief of common rosacea symptoms such as redness, bumps, pimples and dryness.  PROSACEA’s non-oily formula is non-comedogenic, which means it doesn’t cause pimples and won’t clog pores. For best results, once treatment is started with PROSACEA, carefully adhere to package directions until satisfactory results are achieved or until given further advice from a doctor.

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