Aziderm Cream is used in the treatment of acne (pimples). It effectively relieves symptoms such as lumps, redness, and swelling associated with different forms of acne. It works by killing acne-causing bacteria.
Aziderm Cream is for external use only. You should always use it exactly as prescribed. Both the affected area and your hands should be clean and dry before application. Use this Aziderm Cream regularly to get the most benefit from it.
Do not use more than you need as it will not clear your condition faster and some side effects may be increased. If your condition goes on for longer than four weeks or gets worse at any time, let your doctor know. You can help this Aziderm Cream work better by keeping the affected areas clean.
Aziderm Cream has a few potential side effects but not everyone will get them. These include application site reactions like burning, irritation, itching, and redness. Let your doctor know if you’re bothered by these or they do not go away. Avoid getting the medicine in your eye. In case of accidental contact, rinse thoroughly with water.
If you are pregnant, breastfeeding, or plan to become pregnant, you should consult your doctor before using this medicine.
Use of Aziderm Cream
This medicine is for external use only. Use it in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Clean and dry the affected area and apply the cream. Wash your hands after applying, unless hands are the affected area.
- Use Aziderm Cream as directed by your doctor.
- Wash the affected area with water and mild soap and pat it dry.
- Apply a thin layer to the affected skin. Gently and thoroughly massage it into the skin.
- Do not use this medicine in or around the eyes, lips or inside of the nose.
- In case your eyes come in contact with this medicine, rinse your eyes with clean water immediately.
Benefits Aziderm Cream
In Treatment of Acne
Aziderm Cream treats acne, commonly called pimples. It kills the acne-causing bacteria and prevents spots or pimples from appearing. It usually takes a few weeks to have a noticeable effect so keep using it even if it appears not to be working. Sometimes acne may get worse before it gets better, however, with proper use, your skin will get clearer.
The earlier you start using it, the less likely you are to get scars. This medicine will help improve your mood and uplift your confidence as your skin becomes acne-free. It should not be used if you have eczema or sunburned skin.
How Aziderm Cream work
Azelaic acid works by killing the acne-causing bacteria and reduces inflammation (redness and swelling) of the skin.
Dosage of Aziderm Cream
As Azelaic Acid is meant for external application, cases of an overdose are unlikely. However, upon accidental ingestion, contact your doctor immediately or visit the nearest hospital. If you have applied extra quantities of it, wipe out the excess of the medicine with a tissue or cotton.
Missed a Dose
If you have missed applying Azelaic Acid , apply it as soon as possible. Do not over apply this medicine to compensate for the missed dose
Side effects of Aziderm Cream
Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them
Common side effects of Aziderm Cream
- Application site reactions (burning, irritation, itching and redness)
Store Aziderm Cream in a cool and dry place, protected from direct sunlight, moisture and heat.
Keep it away from children and pets.
Do not use expired medicines. Recap the cream immediately after each use.
1.What amount of Azelaic Acid should be applied?
Use it exactly as recommended by your doctor. As a guide, if the whole of your face is affected, use 2.5 cm (approx. 0.5 g) of cream each time. If you have acne on your chest and back, as well as your face, adjust the amount of cream accordingly.
2.How long does Aziderm Cream take to show complete effect?
The time taken by Azelaic Acid to cure acne varies from individual to individual. It depends upon the severity of acne at the start of the treatment. Usually, the condition shows a distinct improvement after about 4 weeks. For best results, your doctor may prescribe to use AAziderm Cream regularly for several months. However, you should not use Aziderm Cream for more than 12 months at any time.
3.Does Aziderm Cream lighten skin?
Azelaic Acid may cause change in skin color, especially if you have dark colored skin. If you notice any change in your skin color, contact your doctor immediately.
4.Does Aziderm Cream help blackheads?
Aziderm Cream works by killing the bacteria (Propionibacterium acnes) that is responsible for acne. It also reduces growth of the harder outermost skin cells that block the pores of the skin to cause blackheads and whiteheads.
5.Can Aziderm Cream be used to treat melasma?
Aziderm Cream is not approved for treating melasma. It should be used to treat acne and rosacea (a skin disease that causes redness, flushing, and pimples on the face). However, it may be used for melasma if prescribed by the doctor.
6.How should Aziderm Cream be applied?
The area to be treated should be thoroughly washed with water. If the skin is greasy, use a mild cleanser. You should dry the skin before applying the cream. After applying the cream, rub it gently. Wash your hands thoroughly after using it.
7.How often should Aziderm Cream be used?
Aziderm Cream should be applied to the affected areas of the skin twice daily (morning and evening), unless the doctor directs otherwise. People with very sensitive skin should use it only once a day (in the evening) during the first week of the treatment. After the first week, they can proceed to using it twice a day.