Acnezac Cream

Acnezac Cream is manufactured by Unimed Unihealth MFG. Ltd. Acnezac Cream contains 20% Azelaic Acid. It is Acne treatment preparations class drug.

Azelaic acid is a naturally-occurring aliphatic dicarboxylic acid that inhibits the growth of Propionibacterium acnes and reduces keratinisation, thus restricts the development of comedones.

Uses

Azelaic acid is used for acne vulgaris, rosacea.

Brand Name: Acnezac
Generic: Azelaic Acid
Weight: 20%
Type: Cream
Therapeutic Class: Acne treatment preparations
Manufacturer: Unimed Unihealth MFG. Ltd
Price: 0.00
Last Updated: November 21, 2020 at 6:15 pm

Dosage

Acnezac contains Azelaic Acid 20%. Acnezac Dosage:

Acne vulgaris:

  • Adult: As 20% cream or 15% gel: Apply thinly into the affected areas bid (morning and evening) after cleansing. Improvement may be detectable w/n 4 wk. Duration of treatment: Up to 6 mth.
  • Child: ≥12 yr Same as adult dose.

Rosacea:

  • Adult: As 15% gel: Apply thinly into the affected areas bid (morning and evening). Improvement occurs in 4-8 wk.
  • Child: ≥12 yr Same as adult dose.

 

Side Effects

Burning, erythema, stinging, pruritus, dryness and scaling, peeling, irritation, dermatitis, hypopigmentation, rash, and photosensitivity. Rarely, exacerbation of asthma.

Precaution

Patient with sensitive skin. Not intended for application to broken, sunburnt or eczematous skin. Avoid use of occlusive dressing or wrappings. Pregnancy and lactation.

Acnezac

Interaction

Avoid spicy foods, alcoholic beverages and hot drinks that might provoke erythema, flushing and blushing during treatment of rosacea.

Pregnancy Lactation use

Pregnancy Category B. Either animal-reproduction studies have not demonstrated a fetal risk but there are no controlled studies in pregnant women or animal-reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect (other than a decrease in fertility) that was not confirmed in controlled studies in women in the 1st trimester (and there is no evidence of a risk in later trimesters).

Contraindication

azelaic acid cream is contraindicated in individuals who have shown hypersensitivity to any of its components.

Special Warning

 

Acute Overdose

 

Interaction with other Medicine

 

Storage Condition

Store between 15-30° C.