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DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION
After the skin is thoroughly washed and patted dry, a thin film of AZELEX (azelaic acid cream) Cream should be gently but thoroughly massaged into the affected areas twice daily, in the morning and evening. The hands should be washed following application. The duration of use of AZELEX (azelaic acid cream) Cream can vary from person to person and depends on the severity of the acne. Improvement of the condition occurs in the majority of patients with inflammatory lesions within four weeks.
AZELEX (azelaic acid cream) Cream is supplied in a closed orifice tube with a white, spiked screwcap in the following sizes:
30 g - NDC 0023-8694-30
50 g - NDC 0023-8694-50
Note: Protect from freezing. Store product on its side.
Store between 15° - 30° C (59° - 86° F).
Distributed by: Allergan, Inc., Irvine, California 92612, U.S.A. Made in Italy. FDA Rev date: 6/10/2003
Last reviewed on RxList: 11/11/2008
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
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