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Soolantra Cream (30g)

Order before 4pm for delivery from Fri. 20 Jul.

Product Information

  • Age: 18 Years +

    Maximum per order: 2

  • Pregnancy: N/A

    Breastfeeding: N/A

Soolantra rosacea treatment

Soolantra cream is a prescription-only topical treatment for rosacea, designed to treat pimples, spots and blemishes. Soolantra is manufactured by Galderma. It’s active ingredient, ivermectin, is not only anti-inflammatory, but also kills parasites such as demodex mites – another factor linked to inflamed skin. Topical ivermectin belongs to a group of medicines known as ‘avermectins’ and should only be used by adults of 18 years and over. Start your online doctor consultation and buy Soolantra cream online today through The Independent Pharmacy: a fast, discreet and professional pharmaceutical service.

 

How do you use Soolantra?

Soolantra cream must be prescribed by a registered doctor. It is not available over the counter. This treatment should only be applied to skin on the face, avoiding the eyes and mouth. The standard dosage is one application per day, for anything up to four months.

The directions for use are as follows:

  • Apply a pea-sized amount of ivermectin cream to each of the affected areas
  • Spread the ointment as a thin layer across the face, avoiding the eyelids and lips
  • Wash hands after application
  • Wait for it to dry before applying other creams or makeup

The best time to apply Soolantra or any prescription rosacea medication is either morning or night; just aim to keep it relatively consistent. 

Note: Soolantra cream is a topical treatment and not for oral, ophthalmic, or intravaginal use.

 

How long does Soolantra cream take to work?

Most people find that they experience an improvement in their skin after around four weeks of treatment. You should start to notice your condition getting better before this time however, you will not see the full effects for around four weeks. 

If you find there’s no improvement after three months, stop using Soolantra and consult your doctor or pharmacist. 

 

Soolantra alternatives

Here are some of the common alternatives to Soolantra cream for treating rosacea:

  • Rozex gel – Rozel gel contains the antibiotic metronidazole, an effective topical treatment for acne rosacea. However, it may cause skin irritation, and you will need to avoid alcohol while using it. Metronidazole tablets are also used for BV.
  • Finacea gel – Finacea gel helps to treat the spots and pimples associated with rosacea, but is less effective at treating redness. It isn’t recommended for people with asthma.
  • Oregano oil – Oregano oil has antibacterial, antifungal and anti-inflammatory properties. It can be applied topically as a natural alternative to medicated rosacea creams.

 

Soolantra vs. Rozex 

Clinical trials have shown that Soolantra ointment is effective at reducing spots and improving the overall appearance of skin affected by rosacea. In fact, after 52 weeks, over 70% of those involved in the study were assessed as ‘clear or almost clear’. A separate trial showed Soolantra cream to be more effective than Rozex (metronidazole). Test subjects saw reduced bumps and blemishes and experienced fewer side effects than with metronidazole or azelaic acid alternatives.

 

Soolantra vs. Finacea

Finacea gel is a topical anti-acne agent that is sometimes prescribed for rosacea, though it may also be used for other purposes. While it helps treat the spots and pimples that come from rosacea, it only provides minimal redness improvement, while Soolantra provides effective relief from redness. An anti-inflammatory containing azelaic acid (as opposed to ivermectin), it is a cheaper alternative to Soolantra cream, but comes with more potential side effects. 

 

Soolantra Patient Information Leaflet: https://www.medicines.org.uk/emc/product/6819/pil

*Prescription medicines are supplied subject to a medical consultation at the discretion of a doctor.

Soolantra cream instructions 

When you buy Soolantra rosacea treatment cream online through The Independent Pharmacy, you’ll receive personalised directions on the correct daily dosage and application. We advise customers to use this medicine as prescribed – please check with us if you are not sure. 

Soolantra cream is intended for adult use only and should only be applied to the face, avoiding the eyes and mouth. It should not be swallowed.

The usual recommended dose is one application per day to the forehead, cheeks, nose and chin. You can apply cosmetics and other face creams once the Soolantra ointment has completely dried.

Most people find that they notice an improvement in their skin after around 4 weeks of treatment. If there’s no improvement, even up to 3 months of use, it’s worth checking with your doctor to find out if there’s a better treatment option available to you. Keep using Soolantra for as long as it’s been prescribed, unless you experience any side effects.

If you apply more than the recommended amount of Soolantra rosacea cream, contact your doctor for advice on the best course of action. Importantly, if you forget to use it, you should not attempt to make up for the forgotten dose by using twice as much. Just continue as usual.

Soolantra side effects 

Just like many other topical medicines, Soolantra can cause side effects. These will not necessarily affect everyone. The most common side effect of using Soolantra cream is a burning sensation on the skin after application. Other, less common side effects include itchy, irritated or dry skin. 

Soolantra cream shouldn’t cause redness or inflammation, since these are same symptoms it’s used to combat. Should you experience aggravated redness or inflammation of the skin after use, or any other unexpected side effect, consult a doctor or pharmacist.

What are the ingredients in Soolantra?

Soolantra rosacea cream contains the active ingredient ivermectin. On average, 1g of cream contains 10mg of ivermectin. Other ingredients contained in Soolantra include:

  • Glycerol
  • Isopropyl palmitate
  • Carbomer
  • Dimethicone
  • Disodium edetate
  • Citric acid monohydrate
  • Cetyl alcohol
  • Stearyl alcohol
  • Macrogol cetostearyl ether
  • Sorbitan stearate
  • Methyl parahydroxybenzoate (E218)
  • Propyl parahydroxybenzoate (E216)
  • Phenoxyethanol
  • Propylene glycol
  • Oleyl alcohol
  • Sodium hydroxide
  • Purified water

Soolantra cream warnings

If you’re are allergic to topical ivermectin or any of the other ingredients, do not use Soolantra cream. These ingredients include:

  • Cetyl alcohol and stearyl alcohol
  • Methyl parahydroxybenzoate (E218)
  • Propyl parahydroxybenzoate (E216)
  • Propylene glycol 

If you’re unsure, talk to a doctor or pharmacist before you start using Soolantra. Drug interactions are possible, so be sure to disclose any other medications you’re using or taking when you complete your online consultation.

Pregnancy and breastfeeding

We do not recommend using Soolantra rosacea treatment cream while pregnant. This medicine is also unsuitable if you are breastfeeding. You may wish to weigh up the benefits of using Soolantra vs. the benefits of breastfeeding, depending on the severity of your condition.

Driving and operating machinery

Soolantra has no known influence on users’ ability to drive and use machines. If you are concerned, speak to your pharmacist. 

UK ORDERS

We offer FREE standard tracked delivery on orders over £40.

The following delivery options are available:

  • Standard Tracked Delivery - 2/3 day delivery - £2.95
  • Express Tracked Delivery - 1/2 day delivery - £4.45
  • Special Delivery (Guaranteed before 1pm) - £8.95
  • Saturday Guaranteed before 1pm - £10.45

All our orders are sent out using Royal Mail. We always aim to dispatch all orders received before 4pm the same working day. Any orders received after 4pm or over the weekend will be dispatched the next working day. Orders will not be dispatched on weekends or bank holidays.

All orders can be fully tracked in your account.

We ensure all parcels are in plain packaging for discreet delivery of your medicines and pharmacy goods.

Deliveries containing pharmacy-only or prescription medicines may require a signature on receipt. 

Delivery is free for all NHS prescriptions.

Please note: Royal Mail do not deliver on Sundays or Bank Holidays - this should be taken into account when ordering. 

If you are not home to accept your delivery, a card should be left by the Royal Mail representative. This card will provide details of where you can collect the order or how to arrange re-delivery.

Should you be unable to collect your missed delivery or arrange for your medication to be redelivered by Royal Mail, the pharmacy can resend your medication to the same, or a different address provided it has been returned to us and this happens within a 30 day window.

Once a package has been shipped with Royal Mail we advise that you are bound to the terms and conditions of their use together with the terms and conditions contained herein.

You have the right to cancel your order up to the point when your treatment is dispatched. The pharmacist must destroy any medication within 30 days of it being returned, even un-opened boxes, so we are not able to offer refunds once your treatment has been dispatched.

 

Forwarding houses

We are unable to ship orders to mailing or forwarding houses for onwards shipping to locations outside of the UK.

 

BFPO Postcodes

Unfortunately we are unable to deliver medicines to BFPO postcodes.

 

Remote Areas

Please be aware that Royal Mail Guaranteed services are not available to all customers in the UK, especially those that live in remote postcodes. Royal Mail advise customers of the following:

We deliver by 5.30pm the next working day in the following postcode areas:
AB30 - 39, 41 - 45, 51 - 56
GY9 Alderney (Channel Islands)
HS1, 3 - 9
IV21 - 28, 40 - 49, 51 - 56
KA27, 28
KW1 - 3, 5 - 15
KW16 Stromness Town only
PA20 (0&9)
PA28 - 38, 41 - 49, 76, 77
PH15, 17 - 26, 31 - 40, 49, 50
ZE1

 

We deliver within two working days by 5.30pm to the following postcodes areas:
GY1 Herm (Channel Islands)
GY9 Sark (Channel Islands)
GY10
HS2
PA60 - 75, 78
ZE2, 3

 

We deliver within three working days by 5.30pm to the following postcode areas:
KW16 - non-Town
KW17
PH30, 41 - 44

 

Please note: This applies to our 'Special Delivery' and 'Saturday Guaranteed' services.

 

INTERNATIONAL ORDERS

We are currently unable to ship orders outside of the UK.

We are unable to ship orders to mailing or forwarding houses for onwards shipping to locations outside of the UK.

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Frequently Asked Questions

  • What does Soolantra do for rosacea?

    Ivermectin cream is intended to treat the inflammatory lesions and blemishes associated with rosacea. A macrocyclic lactone anthelmintic, it reduces redness and swelling to soothe and clear the skin.

  • How much does Soolantra cost?

    When you buy Soolantra cream online from The Independent Pharmacy, you can expect to pay from £31.99 per tube, plus £2.95 for UK delivery. We offer free delivery on orders over £40.

  • Can Soolantra make rosacea worse?

    Some user reviews suggest that Soolantra can temporarily make rosacea worse before it gets better. But overall, as a treatment for rosacea, Soolantra will usually lead to a marked improvement within just a few weeks.

  • Can Soolantra be used for acne?

    Soolantra rosacea cream is primarily intended to treat papulopustular rosacea, which includes bumps and pimples. If you have common acne (acne vulgaris), you would likely be prescribed a more targeted acne treatment, such as Differin cream or Oxytetracycline tablets.

  • Can I use Soolantra and Mirvaso together?

    There is research to suggest that you can successfully treat rosacea using Mirvaso and Soolantra cream at the same time. If you do use Soolantra and Mirvaso together, you wait for the first application to dry before applying the second. Unless your condition is very severe, you shouldn’t need to use both together – consult a doctor or pharmacist to see whether this would be a good solution for you.

  • Does Soolantra help with wrinkles?

    Soolantra is not an anti-wrinkle cream – it’s used for the treatment and relief of acne rosacea. If you’re looking for something specifically to help with wrinkles, consider a conventional anti-wrinkle cream or natural alternatives such as coconut or geranium oil. 

  • Does Soolantra cause hair loss?

    Hair is not a side effect usually associated with using Soolantra cream for rosacea. If you do experience side effects, it is more likely to be along the lines of itchy, irritated or dry skin. 

  • Does Soolantra have steroids in it?

    No – Soolantra is not a steroid cream. Its active ingredient, ivermectin, is an anti-inflammatory, anti-parasite substance designed to soothe rosacea, reduce blemishes, and kill Demodex mites.

  • How long does it take Soolantra to work?

    Soolantra cream usually takes effect fairly quickly – most people notice an improvement in their skin after around 4 weeks of treatment. Of course, the speed at which people see results can vary slightly from person to person.

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