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AZELEX
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Drug Name:

AZELEX Rx

Generic Name and Formulations:
Azelaic acid 20%; crm.

Company:
Allergan

Therapeutic Use:

Indications for AZELEX:

Mild to moderate inflammatory acne vulgaris.

Adult:

Wash and dry skin. Massage thin film gently into affected areas twice daily (AM and PM). Wash hands after use. If persistent irritation occurs, may decrease to once daily.

Children:

Not recommended.

Warnings/Precautions:

Monitor patients with dark complexions for hypopigmentation. Discontinue if sensitivity or severe irritation develops. Avoid mouth, eyes, other mucous membranes, and occlusive dressings. Pregnancy (Cat.B). Nursing mothers.

Pharmacological Class:

Antibacterial/antikeratinizing agent.

Adverse Reactions:

Pruritus, burning, stinging, tingling; rare: exacerbation of asthma or of recurrent herpes labialis, vitiligo depigmentation, small depigmented spots, hypertrichosis, reddening.

How Supplied:

Crm—30g, 50g

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