We want to make sure you fully understand your treatment. Below outlines the directions, benefits, expectations, and risks with Azelaic Acid.
Finacea (azelaic acid) is a topical, anti-inflammatory medication used to treat rosacea and acne. While it is an effective medication, it is not uncommon to experience some occasional redness, dryness and scaling, especially during the first few weeks of treatment. To reduce your side effects, follow these directions carefully.
Finacea should be applied to your skin once or twice a day, as directed by your doctor.
Finacea (azelaic acid) is safe to use if you are pregnant or nursing.