Mirvaso gel

Mirvaso gel (brimonidine 3mg/1g) to treat facial redness in rosacea from Medicinesbymailbox pharmacy with online prescription.

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Mirvaso gel

Prescription fees

Medicinesbymailbox supplies medicine on prescription and charges a small prescription fee based on the order value of each prescription.Prescriptions are issued by our doctors online and sent electronically to our pharmacy.If you have your own private paper prescription please post to our pharmacy (details).

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Any Order Value £0.00

Mirvaso gel product information

Mirvaso gel contains brimonidine, which belongs to a group of medicines called alpha agonist. It is used to help with redness of the face of rosacea patients. It is caused my increased blood flow to the face. Brimonidine helps to constrict the blood vessels on the face, reducing blood flow and relieving the symptoms. 

How to use

Mirvaso gel should be applied to the face once daily. The recommended dose will be provided by your doctor and it is important not to exceed the maximum dose of 1g per day.

Care should be taken to avoid using the gel on your eyes, nose, or mouth.

Side effects of Mirvaso

Like all medicines, Mirvaso can cause some side effects, although not everyone gets them.

The most common side effects associated are: flushing, excessive whitening of the skin when gel is applied, redness, burning or itching of the skin. Side effects are usually mild but if it becomes troublesome, you should talk to a doctor or pharmacist for advice.

If you experience symptoms of severe allergic reaction such as difficulty breathing, swelling of eye, lips, or face, or an itchy rash, you should stop using Mirvaso and seek urgent medical advice.

The full list of side effects can be found in the patient information leaflet attached below.


When ordering from Medicinesbymailbox, you may be asked to fill in a series of Yes/No questionnaires to determine your suitability to the medicines. You should NOT use Mirvaso gel without consulting a doctor if you:
  • are allergic to brimonidine
  • are taking some medicines used for depression eg. MAOIs, tricyclic antidepressants or tetracyclic antidepressants
  • are pregnant or breast-feeding
  • have irritation or open wounds on your face
  • have or had heart, liver or kidney problems

If you are not sure of what any of these mean, you should check with your doctor.

Some medicines or alcohol can interact with Mirvaso gel, so it is important that if you take other medicines, including over the counter medicines, or consume alcohol regularly, that you inform your doctor.

Patient information leaflet

The 'patient information leaflet' supplied with the medication should be read before use.