Azelaic acid is a topical antibacterial lotion that helps the skin naturally renew itself a lot more quickly and efficiently, thus reducing the formation of pimples and blackheads. Given its antibacterial nature, it also kills bacteria that cause rosacea or acne in many patients. Azelaic Acid may also be used in the treatment of hair loss in case of both men and women.
- Azelaic acid (a naturally occurring saturated dicarboxylic acid)
- Azelaic Acid 20%
The most common side effects are:
- Burning, stinging, or a tingling sensation of the skin
When should Azelaic Acid not be used?
You should not use Azelaic Acid if you:
- are pregnant, planning to become pregnant, or breast-feeding
- are allergic to Azelaic acid or any of its components