Azelik gel - a powerful remedy for acne based on azelaic acid
Gel Azelik differs bacteriostatic activity in relation to Propioni bacterium acne and Staphylococcus epidermidis. Has an overwhelming effect on the growth of abnormal skin cells - melanocytes. In addition to anti-acne action, the drug eliminates unwanted pigmentation, affects the process of keratinization of epidermal cells, improving exfoliation. The drug refers to antiseptic agents, has in the active substance known under the name - azelaic acid. The gel is available in tubes of 5, 15 or 30 g., Can have a different name - skinoren .
The drug is used for:
- treatment of blackheads and unpleasant black dots ;
- opening and cleaning of clogged pores;
- elimination of unaesthetic gloss of oily skin;
- removal of inflammation;
- smoothing of the hilly relief of the skin;
- getting rid of post-inflammatory pigmentation.
Apparently, he is able to cope with several skin problems.
Instructions for use
For treatment of the initial stage of acne, it can be used as an independent drug. Use it is recommended daily in the morning and in the evening for 1 to 5 months.
In severe cases, it is prescribed in conjunction with other medications. You can not use azelik from acne along with other antibacterial agents without consulting a dermatologist. Mixing of funds will not only increase the effect, but will weaken it, leading to such undesirable consequences as an allergic reaction in the form of a rash or peeling.
The gel is applied to a cleanly washed and dried face, with a small layer. Movement - slightly rubbing. To apply to the surface of the entire face a small amount of funds. This is another of its plus - economy.
The first noticeable effect from the application becomes apparent already at the 4th week of use.
After application to the skin, it penetrates deeply into its layers.
The drug is excreted through the kidneys, partly in unchanged form, and partly in the form of dicarboxylic acids.
Analogues and price
The drug has medicines - synonyms having the same active ingredient, but bearing a different name, it: skinoren gel, and cream, azelik gel and derm gel.
The price of Azelik in Russia was set at 250-300 rubles. for a tube of 30 g, which is about 2 times cheaper than skinnoren.
Like any other medical product, it has contraindications to the use and can give side effects when used.
Take care that the product does not get into the eyes and mucous membranes.
Azelik may be irritating to sensitive skin at the beginning of the application. It can be expressed in burning, flaking, itching or flushing. In such cases, you should try to apply the gel in the first weeks of treatment once a day. Subsequently, these symptoms usually go away.
During treatment, direct sunlight should be avoided.
If you are pregnant , or breastfeed your baby - be sure to consult a doctor. Do not risk your baby's health. But usually the remedy can be used by future mothers.
Keep the drug as any other medicine away from children. Do not freeze it, and do not expose it to temperatures above 25 ° C.
Several undeniable advantages and erroneous opinions
When you have problems with your skin, and you start treatment, you often have to give up using cosmetics. If for some it seems insignificant, then for some it can turn into a kind of tragedy. With Azelik you do not have to sacrifice yourself, as it can be applied to cosmetics and it will not interfere with even a foundation.
From some people, you can hear the opinion that wrinkles arise from this gel on your face. This is a completely wrong opinion. It's just that some people can experience dry skin as a side effect. This problem is solved simply trivial - the use of a moisturizing cream will completely rid you of it.
Some people have doubts about the fact that this gel eliminates black spots. Azelic acid - copes with black dots, in addition, brightens the skin of the face.
Azelik effectively eliminates any, even the heaviest form of acne, and helps to forget about comedones forever. Be healthy and beautiful. And Azelik will help you to have always an impeccable look and perfect skin.