Azelaic Acid Topicals

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Azelaic Acid is derived from wheat, rye and barley

Azelaic Acid is a prescription antibacterial that has been used to treat acne and rosacea. It is a member of the dicarboxylic acids family. When applied topically, Azelaic Acid may be helpful in controlling rosacea symptoms, particularly the papules and pustules associated with rosacea (see Anti-Inflammatory Topicals). However, many rosaceans find Azelaic Acid to be far too irritating for their use.


Some popular Azelaic Acid Topicals include:


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