|| Skinoren Cream
|| Azelaic Acid
What is Skinoren Cream?
Skinoren Cream containing the active ingredient azelaic acid belongs to a class of medications called dicarboxylic acids. The medication works by killing bacteria that infect pores and decrease the production of keratin. It will help the skin exfoliate quickly to keep the pores of the skin open and unblocked which will decrease pimple and blackhead formation. The cream is mainly used in the treatment of acne and to clear bumps, lesions and swelling caused by rosacea.
How is Skinoren Cream used?
Skinoren Cream is usually applied topically twice daily, once in the morning and once at night unless otherwise directed by a doctor. Contact a doctor for the correct dosage and length of treatment as it will depend on the patientís condition and their response to the therapy. Prior to applying the medication, wash and dry your hands and the affected area thoroughly with a mild soap or soap less cleansing lotion. Spread a thin layer of the cream to the affected area and gently rub it in until it disappears. Do not place any bandages or cover over the cream unless your health care professional advises you to do so.
Patients using Skinoren Cream may encounter unwanted side effects such as:
- Stinging, burning, itching or tingling at application site
- Dry or peeling skin
- Skin discoloration
Contact a doctor immediately should side effects persist or worsen.
Immediately proceed to your nearest emergency department if you suffer an allergic reaction. Symptoms usually associated with such a reaction include difficulty breathing or swallowing, chest tightness, swelling, skin rashes, and hives.
Skinoren Cream is not always suitable for all patients. Always consult your health care provider prior to using this medication if you are pregnant, breastfeeding, trying to conceive, using any other medication (prescription or non-prescription), using any herbal products or supplements, or if you have any allergies or other health problems.
The correct dosage and prescription commonly depend on the patient and the condition being treated. Do not adjust your dosage without the approval of your health care provider. This product is only for use as prescribed and instructed.