azelaic acid


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azelaic acid

[¦az·ə¦lā·ik ′as·əd]
(organic chemistry)
HOOC(CH2)7CCOH Colorless leaflets; melting point 106.5°C; a dicarboxylic acid useful in lacquers, alkyd salts, organic synthesis, and formation of polyamides.
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After stopping antibiotics, use a topical retinoid and BPO or azelaic acid, they said.
The patient continues to use azelaic acid cream daily.
A comparison of low-fluence 1064-nm Q-switched Nd:YAG laser with topical 20% azelaic acid cream and their combination in melasma in Indian patients.
TABLE 2 Topical retinoids, topical antimicrobials, and oral antibiotics available for the treatment of acne Topical Topical Oral antibiotics retinoids antimicrobials Adapalene Benzoyl peroxide Doxycycline 100 mg once daily Tretinoin Clindamycin Minocycline 50 mg once daily Tazarotene Azelaic acid Tetracycline 500 mg twice daily Dapsone
Combination treatments of mainstream and natural ingredients have then been introduced that are effective yet can still be tolerated by the skin, such as azelaic acid (a natural compound found in wheat and barley) and niacinamide (which comes from vitamin B3).
The suit involves Glenmark's attempts to market a generic version of Bayer's patented Finacea, a topical azelaic acid gel used to treat rosacea, according to the firm.
11) Therapies have included the routine use of broad spectrum sunscreens and various concentration of hydroquinone, glycolic acid, azelaic acid, chemical peeling with salicylic acid and glycolic acid and phenol application in selected cases.
There have also been isolated reports of hypopigmentation after use of azelaic acid.
Many dermatologists would recommend a number of up-to-date acne treatment, such as products that contain either erythromycin or azelaic acid.
Benzoyl peroxyde, azelaic acid, AHA's antibiotics, retinoic acid and derivatives are the topical choices.
There are numerous modalities of treatment which are frequently used nowadays like sunscreens, topical depigmenting agents (like hydroquinone, azelaic acid, kojic acid, retinoids, and corticosteroids), chemical peels (superficial, medium, and deep), laser therapy, cryotherapy, and dermabrasion [8, 9].