Azelex

Azelex

 [az·ĕ-leks]
trademark for a preparation of azelaic acid, used for treating acne.

Azelex

[az·ĕ-leks]
a trademark for a preparation of azelaic acid used for treating acne.
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Another niche agent is Azelex, a 20% azelaic acid cream that improves hyperpigmentation, particularly in swarthy or African American patients or those with hypersensitization or hyperpigmentation from benzoyl peroxide or retinoids.
Physicians often prescribed azelaic acid 20% cream (marketed as Azelex or Finevin) off label for rosacea patients, even though it was approved for mild to moderate acne.
Azelex, Cleocin-T and Benzamycin are trademarks of Allergan Herbert, Upjohn, and Dermik, respectively.
For pregnant or lactating patients, she recommends sunscreen and Azelex (azelaic acid cream), a class B medication that is indicated for the treatment of mild to moderate inflammatory acne vulgaris.
In two multicenter, double-blind studies of 545 people with inflammatory acne, AZELEX was significantly more effective than the vehicle in reducing the number of inflammatory acne lesions.
Treatment with AZELEX is associated with a low incidence of generally mild and transient side effects.
Unlike topical and oral antibiotic treatments for acne, there has been no reported bacterial resistance to AZELEX.
Azelex (azelaic acid) cream, a new class of therapy for mild to moderate inflammatory acne vulgaris, was launched in the United States in February.
Contributing to this growth was Azelex (R) (azelaic acid) cream for the topical treatment of mild to moderate inflammatory acne vulgaris, launched in February at the American Academy of Dermatology meeting.