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Brand : Azelex Generic
Composition : AZELAIC ACID (ay-ze-LAY-ik AS-id)
Azelex Cream is a popular topical medication for treating mild-to-moderate inflammatory acne vulgaris, a common skin disorder found mostly in teenagers.
One of the popular misconceptions about acne is that it is a skin disorder that can affect only teenagers, while adults are hardly at risk. Nothing however, could be further from the truth – for acne can make an unwanted appearance even in adults at any stage of their life.
Azelaic Acid (Azelex 20%):It is nothing but saturated carboxylic acid in its natural form. It has been found effective in eliminating acne-causing bacteria and is used to treat mild-to-moderate inflammatory acne vulgaris. It is meant for dermatolgic use only – it should be applied to the skin twice daily, or as instructed directed by your doctor.
We sell generic medicine. generics are brand equivalent drugs which contain the same active ingredients. Generic drugs may differ in appearance, color, packaging, shape, size.
Azelaic acid is used to treat mild to moderate acne.
Azelaic acid also helps to lessen acne by keeping skin pores clear.
generic Azelex cream helps by preventing the growth of bacteria on the skin and by reducing the amount of a keratin
( its a natural skin substance ) which is normally the main cause of acne.
When applying the cream, use only a small amount of medicine and apply a thin film to clean, dry skin that is affected by acne. It is important to rub it in gently but well. DO NOT COVER THE AFFECTED AREA with gauze or a bandage unless your doctor tells you to do so. If you stop using this medicine too soon, your acne may return or get worse.
Check with your doctor as soon as possible if you notice any White spots or lightening of treated areas of dark skin. Other side effects may also occur in some patients. If you notice any other effects, check with your doctor.
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
Store azelex cream away from heat and direct light.
Keep the medicine from freezing. Do not refrigerate.
Do not keep outdated medicine or medicine no longer needed. Be sure that any discarded medicine is out of the reach of children.
If you miss using azelex cream, apply it as soon as remembered. Later you can continue with your usual schedule of using this cream.
Make sure you are not "doubling-up" the dose to catch up the missed one.
You may continue to use cosmetics (make-up) while you are using this medicine for acne. However, it is best to use only water-base cosmetics.
Also, it is best not to use cosmetics too heavily or too often. They may make your acne worse. If you have any questions about this, check with your doctor.