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Finacea (azelaic acid) gel is a medicine used to treat the symptoms of Rosacea. Rosacea is a long-term skin condition that causes flushing, redness and irritation around the face.
Order with DrEd simply by completing our brief medical questionnaire. Our doctors will then review your order and then approve appropriate treatment.
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Rosacea is a very common skin condition, but it’s still not properly understood. It can cause a range of symptoms, but usually affects people around the face (nose, cheeks, and eyes). Rosacea isn’t a contagious infection, which means that you can’t pass it between people.
It’s virtually unknown for Rosacea to cause permanent skin damage or scarring. However, it is a chronic condition. This means that people with Rosacea can have times when their symptoms are very strong, and periods where they are symptom-free. You could have a few months of flushing and skin irritation, and years before your next outbreak.
No one knows exactly what causes Rosacea. However, there are certain things which are been reported as making Rosacea symptoms worse, such as:
Talk to your nurse or GP if you think you might have Rosacea. There are number of treatments available to help keep your symptoms under control.
Anyone can get Rosacea, but it’s most common in:
It’s not very common in children or adolescents.
The best way to diagnose your Rosacea is by visiting your local nurse or GP, who will ask you about your medical history, signs and symptoms, and potential triggers.
Because no one knows exactly what causes Rosacea, there is currently no cure. However, there are medications available which help to keep the symptoms under control or at bay, including:
Your nurse or GP will help you decide which form of treatment is best for you.
Finacea (azelaic acid) gel and Metronidazole 0.75% gel are two types of topical treatment for the symptoms of Rosacea. Both are applied in the same way: directly to the affected areas of skin.
The main difference between the two gels is that Finacea (azelaic acid) gel is thought to be slightly more effective, but also more likely to cause side effects (like skin irritation) than Metronidazole 0.75% gel.
Mirvaso is another topical treatment, however it is used specifically to treat people who have rosacea that presents more with flushing and erythema. Finacea gel should be used to treat rosacea if the main symptoms are papules and pustules (acne-like).
You would use Finacea (azelaic acid) gel if you wanted to treat your external symptoms of Rosacea, or mild acne. Use it exactly as you are told to by your prescribing nurse or GP. Using the gel too often can make your symptoms worse.
Finacea (azelaic acid) gel is antibacterial. It works mainly by unclogging the pores on your skin, and relieving inflamed papules and pustules on your skin, which could be caused by acne or Rosacea.
For Rosacea: the gel typically takes around 4 weeks to work. This varies from person to person. However, if your symptoms don’t change after 2 months, check with your prescribing nurse or GP.
For acne: the gel usually works quicker, and should have an effect within the first month of using it. If your symptoms don’t improve within 4 weeks, talk to your nurse or GP.
Finacea (azelaic acid) gel is one of the most popular treatments for the relief of mild acne and the symptoms of Rosacea. If used correctly, it can be very effective.
Yes, Finacea (azelaic acid) gel can be used by both men and women.
You should only use Finacea (azelaic acid) gel if it’s been prescribed to you by a registered nurse or doctor. Only apply it externally, to the affected areas of skin.
Finacea (azelaic acid) gel isn’t recommended for use in children under the age of 12. You shouldn’t ever use it if you are allergic (hypersensitive) to its listed ingredients.
If you are pregnant, check with your nurse or doctor before using the gel. Avoid applying the gel to your nipples or breasts if you are currently breastfeeding.
This depends on the severity of your symptoms, and varies a lot between people. Usually, it is used as a short-term solution (over several months), while your symptoms are particularly bad.
Only use Finacea (azelaic acid) gel for as long as you’ve been told by your prescribing nurse or GP. Stop using it sooner if you experience any unpleasant or severe side effects, or an allergic reaction.
Keep your medication safely out of the reach of children, and don’t use it beyond the expiry date written on the tube and carton.
It’s only safe to use if you’ve been prescribed it personally by a registered nurse or GP. Unlicensed medication is often ineffective and can be dangerous.
Rare side effects:
We’re still not sure whether Finacea (azelaic acid) gel interacts with other medicines. However, always check with your nurse or GP before using the gel, if you are currently or have recently used other medicines.
Only use Finacea (azelaic acid) gel as you have been told to by your prescribing nurse or GP.
Apply 0.5g (about 1 inch) of gel twice a day to the affected areas of skin. Make sure that your skin is properly clean beforehand, and wash your hands after applying the gel
You shouldn’t increase your dosage without first talking to your nurse or doctor. If you miss a treatment, don’t use twice the amount the next time, to make up for it.
The active ingredient is azelaic acid.
The other ingredients are: benzoic acid (E210), lecithin, disodium edetate, carbomers, propylene glycol, sodium hydroxide, polysorbate 80, triglycerides medium chain, and purified water.
Finacea (azelaic acid) gel is only for external use. Never apply it internally (for example: in the mouth or eyes), to broken or damaged skin.
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Our fast, convenient service is extremely straightforward
and you don't need to visit a doctor to use it.
You'll complete a short online health assessment and choose the medication you need. If you're unsure, our in-house GPs can also recommend the best treatment for you.
Our doctors will review your order, issue your prescription and pass it straight to a pharmacist to be dispensed.
Free First Class delivery is included and next day delivery starts at just £3.99. OR you can collect from any Royal Mail Local Collect® at your convenience.
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Orders placed before 4pm will be dispatched the same day.
Available to Collect: Thursday 25 Feb 2016 after 11am
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Estimated Delivery: Saturday 27 Feb 2016 - Tuesday 01 Mar 2016
Estimated Delivery: Friday 26 Feb 2016 by 1pm
All of your medication will be delivered in plain, unlabeled
packaging. A signature will be required but it does not
have to be the patient.