Generic Aziderm cream belongs to the group of medicine referred as beauty and skin care. Being a member of class di-carboxylic acid, the cream is high on demand for treating acne and inflammation that occurs due to bacterial infections. Acne is a chronic inflammatory skin disorder where the skin has different lesions that might be filled with pus or without pus.
Aziderm cream is also responsible for treating hyperpigmentation induce skin Melasma. Melasma is nothing but the dark facial rashes that are scattered all over the cheeks, nose and forehead.
Storage condition of Aziderm cream:
The cream should be stored at a temperature that varies from 15-30 degree centigrade.
Should be protected from light, heat and moisture
Always check the expiry date of the medicine before using it
Should be kept away from the reach of kids and pets
Active and Inactive ingredients of Aziderm cream:
Active ingredient: Azelaic acid
Inactive ingredient: poly-ethyl glycol-5. Cetyl palmitate, glycerine, purified water,
cetearyl alcohol, etc.
Mechanism of action:
Aziderm cream has antibacterial property that works by the inhibition of protein synthesis in bacterial cell. Beside this, it also control the level of keratin, hence also acts as anti-keratinizing property. Keratin actually is a naturally found substance that is mainly responsible for cane growth.
Aziderm cream is used to treat acne, inflammation and hyperpigmentation induced skin Melasma.
Due to difference in the skin texture and medicine tolerance power of the individual, some users of Aziderm cream might show side effects after using it while some might not show: In general, some of the side effects of Aziderm cream are:
This is not the complete list of all side effects. The user of the cream, if shows any other unwanted reactions, then they should contact to the doctor without any delay.
Aziderm cream might interact with some other medicine and can cause unwanted side effects. Therefore, the patient should always keep a list of all medicine that they are using, be it prescribed or non-prescribed, and share it with the doctor. The recommended dose by the doctor should not be increased or decreased by the patient without consulting to the doctor.
Based on the type of infection, severity of the condition and medicine tolerance power of the body, the dose is decided by the doctor. Hence, the patient should always consult to the doctor for exact dose of the medicine.
Aziderm cream should be applied as a thin layer using the tip of the finger. After applying the cream, it should not be covered unless suggested by the doctor. Before and after using Aziderm cream, the user should always wash their hand properly.
If the patient misses the dose, then they should apply it as soon as it is remembered. However, if it is time for the next dose, then the missed dose should be skipped and the patient should apply the cream as per their schedule. In any case, the patient should not apply more cream to make up for the missed dose.
If overdose of the medicine is suspected by the doctor, then they should consult to the doctor immediately.
Before applying Aziderm cream, the patient should tell to the doctor in case they are allergic to this cream or any other medicine of same class.
The user should always wash their hand before and after applying Aziderm cream.
The cream is meant for topical use and hence, it should not be shallow in any case.
Nursing patient should consult to the doctor before using this cream as it might pass to the breast milk and can harm the infant.
Aziderm cream contains various inactive ingredients that might cause allergic reactions in some of the users of the cream. Therefore, the patient should check entire ingredient before using it.
- The patient should always share their medical record with the doctor before starting treatment with Aziderm cream.