Azelaic Acid Cream

Facts of Medicine

  • Brand Name: Aziderm
  • Innovator Brand Name: Dermaz
  • API: Azelaic Acid (20% w/w)
  • Packaging: Tube
  • Strength: 15 gm
  • Manufacturer Name: Micro Lab
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Uses of medication: Azelaic acid cream is indicated for the topical treatment of the mild-to-moderate acne, both comedonal acne and inflammatory acne. Azelaic acid is also recommended as a topical gel treatment for the rosacea, due to its ability in order to reduce the inflammation. Azelaic acid is also useful in the treatment of skin pigmentation including melasma and postinflammatory hyperpigmentation, specifically in those who are with darker skin types. Azelaic also can be recommended as an alternative to hydroquinone. In the form of a tyrosinase inhibitor, this drug reduces the synthesis of the melanin.

Dosage: Once the skin thoroughly washed and patted dry, azelaic acid cream should be very gently but thoroughly massaged twice daily, in the morning and evening into the affected areas. The hands must be properly washed after the application. The duration of the use of azelaic acid may vary from person to person and depends on the severity of the acne.

Treatment reactions: The reported adverse reactions were generally mild as well as transient in the nature:

  • pruritus
  • burning
  • stinging
  • tingling

Other reported adverse reactions such as:

  • erythema
  • dryness
  • rash
  • peeling
  • irritation
  • dermatitis
  • contact dermatitis

Warnings and Precautions:

  • Azelaic acid is contraindicated in those individuals who have shown hypersensitivity to any of its components.
  • If sensitivity or severe irritation occurs with the use of this drug, treatment must be discontinued and appropriate therapy instituted.
  • Patients should be told in order to avoid the use of the occlusive dressings or wrappings.
  • Safety as effectiveness in the pediatric patients who are under 12 years of the age have not been established.
  • Caution is required when azelaic acid cream is administered to the nursing mother.
  • If troublesome irritation persists, use should be discontinued, and patients should talk to their physician.
  • Due in part to the low pH of azelaic acid, pruritus, burning, stinging may occur when this drug is applied to the broken or inflamed skin, usually at the initiation of the treatment.

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Storage: Azelaic Acid cream should be protected from freezing. It should be stored between 15°- 30°C (59° – 86°F).

Alternate Brands: The available alternate brands are as follows:

  • Exazel 10% Cream 15gm (East West Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd)
  • Exazel 20% Cream 15gm (East West Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd)
  • Ezanic 10% Cream 15gm (Intas Pharmaceuticals Ltd)
  • Ezanic 20% Cream 15gm (Intas Pharmaceuticals Ltd)
  • ZEBOR Gel 15gm (Hetero Healthcare Ltd)
  • Aziderm 15% Gel 15gm (Micro Labs Ltd)
  • Aziderm 20% Cream 15gm (Micro Labs Ltd)
  • Aziderm 10% Cream 15gm (Micro Labs Ltd)
  • Aziderm 10% Gel 15gm (Micro Labs Ltd)
  • Aziderm 20% Gel 15gm (Micro Labs Ltd)
  • AZOBRIL FORTE Cream 20gm (Brinton Pharmaceuticals Ltd)

Availability in India: The Indian Pharma helps to connect buyers with suppliers who can ship AZELAIC ACID worldwide as per the buyer’s requirement. The Indian Pharma offers guarantee of quality as well delivery for the AZELAIC ACID Cream.

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Conclusion: Azelaic acid cream is an effective as well as safe treatment for the mild to moderate inflammatory acne vulgaris.

Commonly Asked Questions

What are the main benefits of Azelaic Acid Cream?

It fights acne, treats rosacea, lightens pigmentation, and removes dead skin cells.

Who should use Azelaic acid?

It can be used for all skin types, specifically for those who are with the acne-prone, rosacea-prone skin and hyperpigmentation.

How often Azelaic acid should be used?

It is quite safe to use twice a day (morning and night) or once every other day for those who are with sensitive skin.

What class of medication Azelaic acid is?

Azelaic belongs to the class of medication known as dicarboxylic acids.

How does azelaic acid work?

Azelaic acid works by killing the acne bacteria that usually infect the skin pores. It also helps in decreasing the production of the keratin, a natural substance that promotes the growth of the acne bacteria.