Generic: azelaic acid topical
A topical acne agent - It is used on the skin to treat mild to moderate acne
What may interact with this medicine?Interactions are not expected. Do not use any other skin products without telling your doctor or health care professional.
This list may not describe all possible interactions. Give your health care provider a list of all the medicines, herbs, non- prescription drugs, or dietary supplements you use. Also tell them if you smoke, drink alcohol, or use illegal drugs. Some items may interact with your medicine.
What should I watch for while using this medicine?Contact your doctor or health care professional if your skin condition gets worse or does not get better in the first 4 weeks. Tell your doctor if the medicine causes too much redness, dryness, or peeling of skin. It may take longer than 4 weeks before you see the full effect.
You may use small amounts of water based cosmetics while using this medicine. Apply cosmetics after the cream has dried.
Avoid eating or drinking foods or beverages that may make redness, flushing, and blushing worse. Examples include spicy foods, alcohol, hot coffee, or hot tea.
What side effects may I notice from receiving this medicine?Side effects that you should report to your doctor or health care professional as soon as possible:
Side effects that usually do not require medical attention (report to your doctor or health care professional if they continue or are bothersome):
This list may not describe all possible side effects. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1- 800- FDA- 1088.