azelaic acid

FDA approves new topical rosacea treatmentFDA has approved azelaic acid (Finacea, Bayer HealthCare) Foam, 15% for the topical treatment of the inflammatory papules and pustules of mild to moderate rosacea.
Rosacea: Newer topical therapies are effective and well-tolerated
Rosacea: Newer topical therapies are effective and well-toleratedEmerging therapies for rosacea have a favorable side effect profile and address specific symptoms of the condition; brimonidine, for example, addresses background erythema while ivermectin addresses the papules and pustules.
Clues about rosacea pathogenesis spark treatment advances
Clues about rosacea pathogenesis spark treatment advancesAs researchers learn more about the pathogenesis of rosacea, they can better understand the benefits of certain medications and find opportunities for new therapies.
Azelaic acid gel effective for melasmaAzelaic acid 15 percent gel can be considered a reasonable alternative to hydroquinone for the treatment of melasma, according to results presented in a poster at MauiDerm 2014.