Azelaic Acid Cream
Important Information for Your Healthcare ProviderTalk with your healthcare provider prior to using azelaic acid cream if you:
- Have any allergies, including to medications, foods, dyes, or preservatives
- Are pregnant or thinking of becoming pregnant (see Azelex and Pregnancy)
- Are breastfeeding (see Azelex and Breastfeeding).
Make sure to tell your healthcare provider about any other medicines you are taking, including prescription and nonprescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
(Click Precautions and Warnings With Azelaic Acid Cream to learn more, including information on who should not use the drug.)
Dosing Information With Azelaic Acid CreamThere is only one standard dosage for this medication. Of course, people treating larger areas of the skin will use more azelaic acid cream, compared to people treating smaller areas.
(Click Azelaic Acid Cream Dosage for more information.)
Drug InteractionsIn general, azelaic acid cream is unlikely to react with other medications (see Drug Interactions With Azelaic Acid Cream).
What If I Overdose on This Medication?Applying too much azelaic acid cream may cause skin redness, peeling, and discomfort. If you or someone else may have used too much or taken this medication by mouth, seek immediate medical attention.
(Click Azelex Overdose for more information.)