ACNEDERM

Brand name authorized in: New Zealand

Active ingredients

The drug ACNEDERM contains one active pharmaceutical ingredient (API):

1 Azelaic acid
UNII F2VW3D43YT - AZELAIC ACID

Azelaic Acid is a naturally occurring dicarboxylic acid. Azelaic acid possesses antibacterial, keratolytic, comedolytic, and anti-oxidant activity. Azelaic acid is bactericidal against Proprionibacterium acnes and Staphylococcus epidermidis due to its inhibitory effect on the synthesis of microbial cellular proteins.

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Medicine classification

This drug has been classified in the anatomical therapeutic chemical (ATC) classification system as follows:

ATC code
Group title
Classification
Azelaic acid
D Dermatologicals → D10 Anti-acne preparations → D10A Anti-acne preparations for topical use → D10AX Other anti-acne preparations for topical use
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Unique identifiers

This drug has been assigned below unique identifiers within the countries it is being marketed:

Country
Identification scheme
Identifier(s)
NZ
Medicines and Medical Devices Safety Authority
Identifier(s): 9860