ROSACEA PHASE III STUDY

April 1, 2004

Patients with rosacea who were treated with CollaGenex Pharmaceuticals' Periostat (doxycycline hyclate) showed continuous improvement during a 16-week Phase III trial, the firm reported. Among the 134 patients who received Periostat or placebo, Periostat-treated patients experienced a significantly greater reduction in the number of inflammatory lesions, according to a preliminary data analysis.