Aziderm Cream (Azelaic Acid)
What is Aziderm Cream (Azelaic Acid) used for?
Aziderm Cream (Azelaic Acid) is a medicated cream used to treat patients suffering from acne. The medication contains naturally occurring acids that eliminate bacteria cells while encouraging skin cell renewal to prevent the further formation of black heads and pimples. This medication may be prescribed by your doctor to be used along with others for the most effective treatment or for the treatment of other unlisted conditions, as well.
How should I use Aziderm Cream (Azelaic Acid)?
Aziderm Cream (Azelaic Acid) should be used according to your doctor`s instructions to get the safest and most effective results from treatment. The normal dosage is two daily administrations to the affected area, but your individual directions will depend on your age, weight, current health, and the severity of your symptoms. Wash and pat dry your face before each use to remove any dirt or loose skin. Apply a small amount of cream to the area, gently massage it into the skin, and leave the area uncovered to allow any excess medicine to evaporate. Thoroughly wash your hands after each use to prevent the cream from contacting any areas not being treated or mucous membranes. Ask your doctor any questions you have about using the medicine to ensure the correct administration.
What are the side effects of Aziderm Cream (Azelaic Acid)?
Aziderm Cream (Azelaic Acid) will not cause side effects in most patients, although some may experience:
Serious side effects that may require immediate medical attention are serious burning sensations, severe redness or swelling, nausea, or signs of an allergic reaction such as hives, skin rashes, swelling, or difficulty breathing. Inform your doctor as soon as any unusual or worrying symptoms occur to make sure the necessary alterations are made to your dosage or application frequency to prevent further health complications from occurring.
Aziderm Cream (Azelaic Acid) is only meant for external use and should never be administered to skin that is broken or severely damaged. It is also important to inform your doctor if you are allergic to any of its ingredients as this condition may cause unexpected health complications from occurring.
Strictly use Aziderm Cream (Azelaic Acid) as prescribed and follow all instructions provided by your doctor. Safe, suitable, and optimum dosage can vary and is dependent on the patient`s health and medical history, as well as the condition you are treating.
Aziderm Cream (Azelaic Acid) may not be safe or suitable for all patients. Always ensure your doctor is informed if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, using any other type of medication (including non-prescription medicine, vitamins, and supplements), as well as if you have any allergies, other illnesses, or pre-existing medication conditions.
Seek immediate medical attention or proceed to your nearest accident and emergency department if you suffer a hypersensitive or allergic reaction. Symptoms usually present during a reaction of this nature include difficulty breathing or swallowing, swelling of the limbs or face, tight chest, hives, and skin rashes.