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Can I use azaderm (azelaic acid) as an over-the-counter product to remove post acne inflammatory hyperpigmentation red marks?

Won't work. It's not a bad option for preventing new lesions from forming. The red and/or pigmented lesions need to fade over time. If you are still getting lesions, and topical agents aren't clearing them, please get with your physician. Read more...

Acne medicine- (azelaic acid) - itching side effects; how to deal?

ACNE. Not familiar with your rx, but if causes itching, discontinue it or change it. You can use benzoyl peroxide or retin a (tretinoin) cream or see dermatologist. Read more...

A friend advised me to try out azelaic acid cream skinoren to fade post acne red marks? What is it normally indicated for?

Acne pigmentation. Azelaic acid belongs to a class of drugs known as dicarboxylic acids. Azelaic acid gel is a topical antibacterial used for treating mild to moderate acne rosacea. It does not fade or reduce post-inflammatory hyper pigmentation that is existing. However, effective treatment of inflammatory acne can reduce the incident of pigmentation. You will need to consult your dermatologist and use sunscreen. Read more...

Can azelaic acid treat both acne and post inflammatory hyper pigmentation?

Prevents new lesions. It is a pretty good choice but will not touch what is already there. If you are not free of new lesions in two weeks, have your personal physician help you manage it. Read more...

Minocycline and azelaic acid cream worked but now acne is coming back. Do I take more?

No. No dose of Minocycline in excess of 100mg two times per day is not needed. Examine your diet, use of makeup to seen if changes have occured. You doctor might switch you to erythromycine or generic bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim). Read more...