This medication is widely used for the acne treatment. It helps in acne treatment by stopping the growth of bacterias on the skin and thus reduces the amount of keratin (natural skin substance) which is the main reason which can cause acne. Azelaic acid is a topical cream made under the brand name 'Azelex'. It belongs to a class of drugs known as dicarboxylic acids and works by blocking the growth of acne-causing P.acne.
Uses of Azelaic Acid
Azelaic acid, a dicarboxylic acid, helps in treating acne rosecea. Generic Azelex cream has equivalent effect as branded Azelex
How to use azelex cream?
Contact your paediatrician regarding the use of this medicine in children. Azelaic acid is for external use only and consult your health care professional on how to use and use exactly as directed.
Side effects of azelex cream
If you notice any of the symptoms listed below or any other symptoms which seem severe/persistent contact your doctor immediately.
Dry skin/skin peeling
Reddening of the skin/mild burning
Lightening of treated areas in patients of dark complexion severe burning/itching/crusting/swelling of the treated areas
Azelex cream Interaction
If you are allergic Inform your doctor if you are allergic to the formulation of this medication or any other medication in any other form. Inform your doctor about any other medication you may be taking in any other form. Dosage : Your doctor or pharmacist may already be aware of all possible interactions with this drug and may be instruct you for it. So you should consult your doctor before starting/stopping or changing any dosage of the medicine. Other skin care products : Consult your doctor or pharmacist before taking any skin care products, It may cause problems like tinctures and peeling agents.
What happens if I overdose?
In case of overdose, call your local poison control center at 1-800-222-1222. If the victim has collapsed or is not breathing, call local emergency services at 911.
Important information about Azelex cream
Avoid spicy foods.
If you conceive whilst on a course with this medication inform your doctor immediately.
If you need to undergo any kind of surgery, inform your doctor you are taking this medicine.
BREAST-FEEDING and PREGNANCY: Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, breast feeding or planning to conceive.
Inform your health care professional if serious itchiness/redness/burning or stinging persist.
You can Buy generic azelex cream from our online drugstore and can get 20% to 40% discount. We are also giving discount to our regular customers.
What happens if I miss a dose?
Do not double applications to make up for a missed application.
Other uses of Azelaic Acid
Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.
Azelaic Acid Storage
Store at room temperature between 15 to 30 degrees C / 59 to 86 degrees F.Do not freeze.
What other drugs will affect Azelaic Acid?
Inform your doctor if you have or have ever had herpes or cold sores.
Consult your health care professional about the useage of cosmetics whilst on a course with this medication.