Skinoren Cream (Azelaic Acid)
What is Skinoren Cream (Azelaic Acid) used for?
Skinoren Cream (Azelaic Acid) reduces the amount of the bacteria that causes acne on the skin. It also helps the pores to remain unblocked and open, thereby reducing the amount of acne pimples. This cream is normally given to patients as a treatment for mild to moderate acne. The active ingredient in this cream is in a class of medications known as dicarboxylic acids.
How should I use Skinoren Cream (Azelaic Acid)?
Skinoren Cream (Azelaic Acid) should be applied to the skin directly as instructed by your physician. You may be told to apply it twice per day, in the morning and again in the evening. You should note that it may take 4 weeks or longer before you notice the full benefits of treatment with this cream. Continue using it unless told otherwise by your physician.
What are the side effects of Skinoren Cream (Azelaic Acid)?
Possible side effects of Skinoren Cream (Azelaic Acid) include:
If any of these side effects persist or worsen, you should immediately consult your physician.
Strictly follow all instructions provided to you by your physician or pharmacist while using Skinoren Cream (Azelaic Acid). Optimum and safe dosage can differ based on the patient and the condition being treated.
As this medication may be unsafe for certain patients, it is essential you always inform your physician if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, as well as if you have any allergies, other illnesses, or ongoing health conditions, and if you are taking any other form of medication, supplements, or herbal products.
Immediately seek emergency medical care if you have any allergic or hypersensitive reaction. Common signs of a reaction include hives, swelling, skin rashes, chest pains, as well as trouble breathing or swallowing.