Azelaic Acid Cream (Ezanic Cream) 10% cream is a naturally occurring aliphatic dicarboxylic acid with antimicrobial and reducing properties used in the treatment of skin disorders including pimples, skin breakouts and rosacea. Each cream contains 10% Azelaic acid as its active ingredient.
Drug = Azelaic Acid Cream
Strength = 10%
How to use
Apply and gently massage the medicine into the affected areas. Avoid application to the eyes, mouth, and other mucous membranes such as the inside of your nose. If Azelaic Acid accidentally gets into your eyes, flush your eyes with clean water immediately.
Do not cover, wrap or bandage the area unless instructed by your doctor.
To help you remember to use azelaic acid, use it at around the same times every day. Follow the directions on your prescription label carefully, and ask your doctor or pharmacist to explain any part you do not understand.
Use azelaic acid precisely as directed. Do not use more or less of it or use it more often than prescribed by your doctor.
Dosage of Azelaic Acid Cream (Ezanic Cream) 10% Cream
Adult: As 20% cream or 15% gel: Apply thinly into the affected areas twice a day (morning and evening) after cleansing. Improvement may be detectable within four weeks. Duration of treatment is up to 6 months.
Adult: As 15% gel: Apply thinly into the affected areas twice a day (morning and evening). Improvement occurs in 4-8 weeks.
Missed Dose of Azelaic Acid Cream (Ezanic Cream) 10% Cream
Just apply the missed dose and then continue with the regular dosing schedule.
Do not double the dose under any circumstances.
Overdose of Azelaic Acid Cream (Ezanic Cream) 10% Cream
If you think you may have used Azelaic acid more than the usual dose, please seek medical help immediately.
There is no data available for the contraindications of Azelaic acid.
Side Effects of Azelaic Acid Cream (Ezanic Cream) 10% Cream
Azelaic acid may have the following side effects:
- Exacerbation of asthma (rare)
Always notify your doctor and pharmacist if you are taking any other medicines, including herbal tonics such as traditional Chinese medicine, supplements and medicines that you buy without a prescription.
This list does not include all medicines that may interact with Azelaic acid.
How Does It Work?
Azelaic acid works to treat rosacea by decreasing swelling and redness of the skin. It inhibits the development of pores-infecting bacteria and reduces the production of keratin. This natural substance will stop the growth of acne.
Azelaic acid is used to treat the following conditions:
- Acne vulgaris
Special Precautions and Warnings
Take special precautions if you have the following conditions:
- Patient with sensitive skin
- Not intended for application to broken, sunburnt or eczematous skin
- Avoid the use of occlusive dressing or wrappings
- Store between 15-30°C.
- Store in a cool, dry place away from the reach of children.
- Do not use Azelaic acid that is expired or out of date.