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AZIDERM 20% W/W CREAM

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Composition FOR AZIDERM

Azelaic Acid Topical(20% w/w)

food interaction for AZIDERM

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medicine interaction for AZIDERM

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
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No interaction found
No interaction found
Aziderm 20% w/w 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.
PROBABLY SAFE
Aziderm 20% w/w cream is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
SAFE
No interaction found

SALT INFORMATION FOR AZIDERM

Azelaic Acid Topical(20% w/w)

Uses

Aziderm 20% w/w cream is used in the treatment of acne (pimples)

How it works

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

Common side effects

Application site burning, Application site pain, Application site itching

COMMON DOSAGE FOR AZIDERM 20% W/W CREAM

Patients taking AZIDERM 20% W/W CREAM

  • 88%
    Once A Day
  • 11%
    Twice A Day
  • 1%
    Twice A Week

SUBSTITUTES FOR AZIDERM

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Expert advice FOR AZIDERM

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.

Frequently asked questions FOR AZIDERM

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

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Does azelaic acid bleach clothes?
No, azelaic acid does not bleach clothes.

WHAT OUR USERS ARE SAYING ABOUT AZIDERM 20% W/W CREAM

How effective is this medicine?

Can't say
60%
Effective
20%
Moderately effective
20%

Do you find this medicine expensive?

Yes
60%
No
40%

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Content on this page was last updated on 03 February, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)