azelaic acid cream - topical, Azelex
GENERIC NAME: AZELAIC ACID CREAM - TOPICAL (ay-ze-LAY-ik AS-id)
BRAND NAME(S): Azelex
USES: This medication is used to treat mild to moderate acne. It works by reducing the amount of acne-causing bacteria on the skin and by helping to keep your pores open and unblocked, thus decreasing the number of acne pimples. Azelaic acid belongs to a class of drugs known as dicarboxylic acids.
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