Azelex (Azelaic Acid)
Skinoren Cream (℞)
(℞) Prescription required. Can not be split. Product of UK/EU. Shipped from United Kingdom. Azelex is also marketed internationally under the name Skinoren Cream.
To comply with Canadian International Pharmacy Association regulations you are permitted to order a 3-month supply or the closest package size available based on your personal prescription. read more
Azelaic Acid Information
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- Wash the affected skin with water and a mild soap or soapless cleansing lotion and pat dry with a soft towel. Ask your doctor to recommend a cleanser, and avoid alcoholic cleansers, tinctures, abrasives, astringents, and peeling agents, especially if you have rosacea.
- Shake the azelaic acid foam well before use.
- Apply a thin layer of gel, or cream to the affected skin. Gently and thoroughly massage it into the skin. Apply a thin layer of foam to the entire face including cheeks, chin, forehead, and nose.
- Do not cover the affected area with any bandages, dressings, or wrappings.
- You may apply make-up to your face after the medication is dry.
- Wash your hands with soap and water after you finish handling the medication.
Before using azelaic acid,
- tell your doctor and pharmacist if you are allergic to azelaic acid or any other medications.
- tell your doctor and pharmacist what prescription and nonprescription medications, vitamins, nutritional supplements, and herbal products you are taking.
- tell your doctor if you have or have ever had asthma, or cold sores that keep coming back.
- tell your doctor if you are pregnant, plan to become pregnant, or are breastfeeding. If you become pregnant while using azelaic acid, call your doctor.
- you should know that azelaic acid may cause changes in your skin color, especially if you have a dark complexion. Tell your doctor if you notice any changes in your skin color.
- swelling of the face, throat, tongue, lips, and eyes
- difficulty swallowing or breathing