Active ingredients: Azelaic acid
Skinoren 20% Cream.
White, opaque cream.
1 g of Skinoren Cream contains 200 mg (20% w/w) azelaic acid.
For the full list of excipients, see section 6.1.
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.
Benzoic acid (E210)
Glyceryl stearate + cetearyl alcohol + cetyl palmitate + cocoglycerides (CUTINA CBS)
Tubes containing 20, 30 or 50 g. Not all pack sizes are marketed.
Aluminium tube with internal epoxide coating and polyethylene screw cap.
LEO Laboratories Limited, Horizon, Honey Lane, Hurley, Maidenhead, Berkshire, SL6 6RJ, UK
Date of first authorisation: 12 December 1989
Date of latest renewal: 24 November 2005