Azelec Cream

Brand Name: Azelec
Generic: Azelaic Acid
Weight: 20%
Type: Cream
Therapeutic Class: Acne treatment preparations
Manufacturer: Acme Laboratories Limited.
Price: 56.21
Last Updated: 2020-11-21 18:15:00

Azelec Cream Uses

Azelec Cream contains Azelaic Acid. Azelec uses:

Azelaic acid is indicated for acne vulgaris, rosacea.

Azelec Cream Doses

Azelec Cream contains Azelaic Acid 20%. Azelec doses:

Acne vulgaris:

  • Adult: As 20% cream or 15% gel: Apply thinly into the affected areas bid (morning and evening) after cleansing. Improvement may be detectable w/n 4 wk. Duration of treatment: Up to 6 mth.
  • Child: ≥12 yr Same as adult dose.

Rosacea:

  • Adult: As 15% gel: Apply thinly into the affected areas bid (morning and evening). Improvement occurs in 4-8 wk.
  • Child: ≥12 yr Same as adult dose.

 

Side Effects

Burning, erythema, stinging, pruritus, dryness and scaling, peeling, irritation, dermatitis, hypopigmentation, rash, and photosensitivity. Rarely, exacerbation of asthma.

Introduction

Azelaic acid is a naturally-occurring aliphatic dicarboxylic acid that inhibits the growth of Propionibacterium acnes and reduces keratinisation, thus restricts the development of comedones.

Azelec Precaution

Patient with sensitive skin. Not intended for application to broken, sunburnt or eczematous skin. Avoid use of occlusive dressing or wrappings. Pregnancy and lactation.

Interaction

Avoid spicy foods, alcoholic beverages and hot drinks that might provoke erythema, flushing and blushing during treatment of rosacea.

Pregnancy Lactation use

Pregnancy Category B. Either animal-reproduction studies have not demonstrated a fetal risk but there are no controlled studies in pregnant women or animal-reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect (other than a decrease in fertility) that was not confirmed in controlled studies in women in the 1st trimester (and there is no evidence of a risk in later trimesters).

Contraindication

azelaic acid cream is contraindicated in individuals who have shown hypersensitivity to any of its components.

Special Warning

 

Acute Overdose

 

Interaction with other Medicine

 

Storage Condition

Store between 15-30° C.

Azelec Cream price in Bangladesh 56.21

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