azelaic acid

azelaic acid
an antibacterial drug applied externally as a cream in the treatment of acne. Possible side-effects include local irritation and light sensitivity. Trade name: Skinoren.

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az·e·la·ic ac·id (az″ə-laґik) a dicarboxylic acid occurring in whole grains and animal products; it has antibacterial effects on both aerobic and anaerobic organisms, particularly Propionibacterium acnes and Staphylococcus epidermidis, normalizes keratinization, and has a cytotoxic effect on malignant or hyperactive melanocytes; applied topically in the treatment of acne vulgaris.

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