Important Instructions on Azelaic Acid Gel
Important Information for Your Healthcare ProviderYou should talk with your healthcare provider prior to using azelaic acid gel if you:
- Have any allergies, including to medications, foods, dyes, or preservatives
- Are pregnant or thinking of becoming pregnant (see Finacea and Pregnancy)
- Are breastfeeding (see Finacea and Breastfeeding).
Make sure to tell your healthcare provider about any medications you are taking, including prescription and nonprescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
(Click Precautions and Warnings With Azelaic Acid Gel to learn more, including information on who should not use the drug.)
Dosing Information With Azelaic Acid GelThere is only one standard dosage for this medication. Of course, people treating a larger area of the skin will use more of the medication, compared to people treating smaller areas.
(Click Azelaic Acid Gel Dosage for more information.)
Drug InteractionsIn general, azelaic acid gel is unlikely to interact with other medications (see Drug Interactions With Azelaic Acid Gel).
What If I Overdose on This Medication?Applying too much of this medication may cause skin redness, peeling, and discomfort. If you or someone else may have used too much (or taken this medication by mouth), seek immediate medical attention.
(Click Finacea Overdose for more information.)