Brimonidine works by narrowing blood vessels. Brimonidine topical (for the skin) is used to treat facial rosacea (enlarged facial blood vessels) in adults. Brimonidine topical may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
Mirvaso treats rosacea. It minimizes redness caused by rosacea.
Mirvaso is a medication that is used to treat a skin disorder called rosacea. Rosacea is a condition in that affects the skin on the face by causing redness on the cheeks, forehead, nose, and chin. In some cases, the blood vessels may become visible if the condition becomes very serious. The drug works by narrowing blood vessels to reduce the redness. Mirvaso is supplied in the form of a solution or gel, and it should be applied to the skin topically. Avoid the use of the medicine around the eyes, mouth, and lips since it can cause irritation. The amount of Mirvaso dosage is greatly determined by the severity of the condition of each individual patient.