Aziderm cream is most commonly used medication for the treatment of severe acne, bumps, lesions, and swelling caused by Rosacea. Rosacea is a skin disease that causes flushing, redness, and pimples on the face. It is a topical preparation, which contains Azelaic acid as the chief active constituent. Aziderm cream can also be used for the treatment of hyperpigmentation (Melasma) due to its skin brightening properties.
How Aziderm cream 10% (15gm) works?
Aziderm cream (Azelaic acid) comes under the category drug known as Dicarboxylic acids. It produces action by stopping the synthesis of cellular protein in anaerobic and aerobic bacteria, especially Staphylococcus epidermis, and Propionibacterium acnes.
In what conditions Aziderm cream 10% (15gm) should not be used?
- If you are allergic to any ingredient of Aziderm cream, medicines, foods, or other substances then do not use this medication.
- You should not use Aziderm cream if you recently had surgery on the affected area.
- Do not use another medication without consulting doctor such as Demeclocycline, Doxycycline, Fleroxacin, Fluphenazine, Gemifloxacin, Hydrochlorothiazide, Indapamide, Levofloxacin, and Bendroflumethiazide.
Method of application of Aziderm cream 10% (15gm):
Aziderm cream is available in the strength of 10% that is usually recommended to use 2 times in a day. Prior to application, you have to wash your hands sing a soap and water. You should dry your skin with a cotton cloth or wait for 10 to 15 minutes for complete dry. Then, take sufficient amount of this cream on your clean fingertips and gently rub on the affected area. Immediately wash your hand after using this cream. It may take several weeks for Aziderm cream to work so use it regularly. If your symptoms do not improve within 4 weeks, consult the doctor.
What are the side effects of Aziderm cream 10% (15gm)?
Peeling off, stinging of the skin, itching, redness, irritation, numbness, blister formation or crusting of the skin, scaling of the skin, rashes, burning sensation on the area applied area.
What are the precautions of Aziderm cream 10% (15gm)?
- You should not cover the affected area after applying this medication.
- Aziderm cream is not allowed to pregnant and breastfeeding women as it can cause harmful effects, or if you want to use consult the doctor.
- Do not use Aziderm cream to other parts of the body, as it can be harmful.