Azelaic acid

Description

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.

Medicine classification

ATC Code
Title
Class
Azelaic acid
D Dermatologicals → D10 Anti-acne preparations → D10A Anti-acne preparations for topical use → D10AX Other anti-acne preparations for topical use

Medicines

Drug
Countries

Hong Kong

Hong Kong

Hong Kong

United States

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Austria Cyprus France Hong Kong Lithuania

Spain

Product monographs

Monograph
Type
Country
MPI, EU: SmPC
UK
MPI, EU: SmPC
UK
MPI, EU: SmPC
UK

2D Molecule Structure

2D representation of molecule

3D Molecule Structure

3D representation of molecule

Unique Ingredient Identifier (UNII)

F2VW3D43YT - AZELAIC ACID

CAS Registry Number

123-99-9 - azelaic acid

SNOMED-CT

386936005 - Azelaic acid (substance)