Answers to Questions on Azelex
Dosing InformationThere is only one standard dosage for this medication. Of course, people treating larger areas of the skin will use more of the medication, compared to people treating smaller areas.
(Click Azelex Dosage for more information.)
Side Effects of AzelexJust like any medicine, Azelex can cause side effects. However, not everyone who uses the drug will experience problems. In fact, most people tolerate it quite well.
If reactions do occur, in most cases, they are minor and either require no treatment or are treated easily by you or your healthcare provider. Serious reactions are less common.
Common side effects of Azelex include but are not limited to:
(Click Azelex Side Effects to learn more, including potentially serious side effects you should report immediately to your healthcare provider.)
Drug InteractionsIn general, Azelex is unlikely to react with other medications (see Azelex Drug Interactions).
Important Information for Your Healthcare ProviderTalk with your healthcare provider prior to using Azelex if you:
- Have any allergies, including to medications, foods, dyes, or preservatives
- Are pregnant or thinking of becoming pregnant (see Azelex and Pregnancy)
- Are breastfeeding (see Azelex and Breastfeeding).
Make sure to tell your healthcare provider about any other medicines you are taking, including prescription and nonprescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
(Click Azelex Warnings and Precautions to learn more, including information on who should not take the drug.)