Azecne 20% Cream

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Medley Pharmaceuticals

Composition for Azecne 20% Cream

Primarily used for

94.61
15 gm in 1 tube
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Substitutes for Azecne

No substitutes found for this medicine

Medicine Overview of Azecne Cream

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Uses of Azecne Cream

Azecne 20% Cream is used in the treatment of acne.
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Side effects of Azecne Cream

Common

Application site burning, Application site pain, Application site itching.

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How to use Azecne Cream

This medicine is for external use only. Use it in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Clean and dry the affected area and apply the cream. Wash your hands after applying, unless hands are the affected area.

How Azecne Cream works

Azecne 20% cream works by stopping the production of essential substances in certain bacteria, therefore stopping them growing.

In Depth Information on Azecne Cream

Expert advice for Azecne Cream

Do not use azelaic acid for more than 12 months at any time.
Do not take if you are allergic to azelaic acid or any of its ingredients. Before applying the cream/gel, clean the skin thoroughly with plain water and pat it dry. Azelaic acid is for external use on the skin only. Do not allow azelaic acid to come in contact with your eyes, mouth or other inner skin layer (mucous membranes). If it does, wash immediately with cool water. Inform your doctor if you have asthma before using azelaic acid. Tell your doctor if you are or planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.

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Warnings
Special precautions for Azecne 20% Cream
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Alcohol
No interaction found
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Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Azecne 20% Cream is probably safe to use during pregnancy.

Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
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Lactation
SAFE
Azecne 20% Cream is safe to use during lactation. Human studies have shown that either the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in significant amount or is not expected to cause toxicity to the baby.

It should be wiped off thoroughly prior to nursing if it is being applied to the breast or nipple area.
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Driving
SAFE
Azecne 20% Cream does not usually affect your ability to drive.
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Kidney
There is limited information available on the use of Azecne
20% Cream in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.

Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Azelaic Acid Topical, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Azecne 20% Cream

Frequently asked questions for Azelaic Acid Topical

Q. Is azelaic acid an AHA/ retinoid/ antibiotic/ DHT blocker/ steroid?
Azelaic acid is not an AHA/retinoid/antibiotic/steroid. Azelaic acid may be an inhibitor of 5-alpha reductase which in turn decreases the levels of DHT (dihydrotestosterone)
Q. Does azelaic acid topical work for wrinkles/ melasma/hair loss/redness/to get lighter skin?
Azelaic acid topical mainly used to treat pimples, sometimes for melasma and not recommended for other skin conditions
Q. Does azelaic acid topical exfoliate?
There is not much evidence found for azelaic acid exfoliating dead skin
Q. Does azelaic acid bleach clothes?
No, azelaic acid does not bleach clothes.
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