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Brimonidine is the generic version of Mirvaso. It helps reduce facial redness caused by rosacea. It works by shrinking the blood vessels under the skin. This rosacea treatment is often prescribed for people who haven’t seen improvements with other medications. The active ingredient in Mirvaso is called Brimonidine.
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About Brimonidine (Generic Mirvaso)
How does it work?
Brimonidine works by constricting blood vessels near the skin surface. This helps reduce the redness and flushing often caused by rosacea.
What does it treat?
This rosacea medicine is used to treat redness and flushing associated with rosacea. It doesn’t cure rosacea, and facial redness will come back after the medicine wears off.
What forms does it come in?
Brimonidine comes as a gel. It’s available in a pump to help you use the right amount every time.
Brimonidine vs. Mirvaso
Brimonidine is the active ingredient in Mirvaso. It’s what makes the medicine work. There’s no generic version of this medication, so it might be more expensive depending on your insurance plan.
How much will it cost?
Dr. B offers online consultations for $15—which is less than most copays. If a rosacea prescription is appropriate, your out-of-pocket medication cost will depend on your insurance and where you decide to get your prescription filled. With a drug discount card, prices for Brimonidine 0.33 % Topical Gel (30 gram bottle) start at $152.71.
* Prices shown with drug discount card applied. Price may differ depending on location.
Brimonidine 0.33 % Topical Gel (30 gram bottle)*
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Brimonidine (Generic Mirvaso) prescription FAQ
What are the benefits of using Brimonidine (Generic Mirvaso)?
- Reduces facial redness and flushing
- Improves skin appearance
- Treats rosacea symptoms
- Shrinks blood vessels
- Relieves swelling
Who should not use this medication?
- People who are allergic to Brimonidine or any of the other ingredients in the gel
- People who are pregnant or breastfeeding
- People who have a heart condition
- People who blood pressure problems
- People who have Raynaud's syndrome
- People who have Sjögren's syndrome
- People who have scleroderma
Let your licensed provider know if you have any other medical conditions or if you’re using any other medications. This medicine can affect your blood pressure, so it’s important to let your medical provider know if you have any heart or circulation issues.
How do I use this medication?
Rub a pea-sized amount to your nose, chin, cheeks and forehead once a day. Don’t let the medicine touch your mouth or eyes, and be sure to wash your hands afterwards. You can use make-up after the medicine has dried.
What happens if I miss a dose?
If you miss a dose of Brimonidine, simply apply it as soon as you remember unless it’s almost time for your next dose. In that case, skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dosing schedule.
What happens if I use too much?
Using too much Brimonidine can cause side effects, some of which could be serious. Be sure to use this medication as directed by your licensed healthcare provider.
If you’ve applied too much Brimonidine, call your medical provider or local poison control center (800-222-1222) immediately.
Can I get Brimonidine (Generic Mirvaso) online?
Dr. B can help you get convenient online prescriptions for Brimonidine and other rosacea treatments. To see if a prescription might help your rosacea symptoms, just fill out a short health questionnaire. A licensed medical provider will review your results and help you find the right treatment for your symptoms. If appropriate, they’ll send a prescription to your preferred pharmacy.
Medical information reviewed by Dr. Alison Gruen
Alison Gruen, MD is a board-certified dermatologist in New York City with over 18 years of experience. A clinician at heart, she happily devotes most of her time to the care of her patients. She graduated Magna Cum Laude from Princeton University and received her MD degree from the Yale School of Medicine. Dr. Gruen completed her dermatology residency at SUNY Downstate where she served as Chief Resident and was awarded the Kings County Doctor’s Day award for compassion in medicine. Currently Dr. Gruen is affiliated with Mount Sinai Hospital in Manhattan.
Some people experience side effects when using this medication. These are usually mild and get better as your body adjusts to the medicine. The most common side effects include:
- Skin redness
- Burning feeling
Some people say that this medication makes their rosacea worse. If you notice that your symptoms aren’t getting better, or if you have worsening redness after using this medicine, let your medical provider know right away. Also watch for more serious side effects, like dizziness or feeling faint. Stop using the medicine and report these to your health provider immediately.