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Skinoren comes in the form of a topical cream, meaning it is applied directly to the spots on your skin. It is a white, opaque cream that comes in a tube.
The active ingredient in Skinoren is azelaic acid, which has anti-bacterial properties.
Skinoren fights against acne in two different ways:
Whilst Skinoren affects everyone differently, it generally takes 4 weeks for you to start noticing significant improvements in your acne.
For best results, Skinoren should be used consistently over several months.
According to one study taken on patients with non-inflammatory acne:
Skinoren was shown to decrease acne spots in size and number with very minimal side effects.
This makes it an excellent choice for those whose acne presents in the form of whiteheads and blackheads, with minimal swelling and inflammation.
Skinoren cream should be applied to the affected area(s) twice per day, in the morning and at night.
If you forget to use Skinoren, apply it to your skin as soon as you remember and then continue taking the treatment as you were before.
Not everyone who takes Skinoren will experience side effects. However, when applying the treatment to your skin, you may experience any of the following:
|Common side effects|
In general, skin irritation improves over the course of treatment.
When you first start using the treatment, Skinoren may cause some skin irritation (especially if you have sensitive skin).
In this case, only apply the cream once per day instead of twice.
If irritation persists, the treatment should be temporarily stopped until your skin has returned to normal.
If the condition of your skin hasn’t improved, visit your doctor or a healthcare professional. They may suggest a different kind of acne treatment for you.
Please note: Applying Skinoren more than twice a day will not improve its effectiveness and will likely increase irritation.
Whilst Skinoren is safe for the majority of people to take, you should not use this treatment if:
You are allergic to azelaic acid or any of the other ingredients in Skinoren.
You are pregnant or breastfeeding (as there is very little research exploring the effects of this treatment on pregnant and breastfeeding women).
Other precautions include:
Currently, there is no evidence to show that Skinoren interacts negatively with other skin cosmetics, products, or sunscreens.
You can combine Skinoren with other antibiotic acne treatments which are taken orally (as tablets). This is only possible once you have a prescription from a doctor.
However, you cannot combine Skinoren with any other topical anti-acne treatments as this can increase the chances of your skin becoming irritated and dry.
Skinoren works best on acne that resembles whiteheads and blackheads.
|Active ingredient||Azelaic acid||Benzoyl peroxide||Adapalene|
|Application||Twice daily||Once daily||Once daily|
|Type of drug||Dicarboxylic acid||Antibiotic||Retinoid|
|How long it takes to work||At least 4 weeks||6-8 weeks||At least 4 weeks|
Yes, you can purchase Skinoren online here at euroClinix.
Simply fill out our online questionnaire to complete your consultation. This form will then be assessed by one of our UK doctors, who will prescribe Skinoren for you if it is appropriate to do so.
Once approved, your medication will be sent out to you with free next-day delivery. Your order will arrive at your doorstep in discreet packaging.
Note: You must complete a short online consultation so that our doctor can ensure that the treatment is suitable for you. The above pricing should only be used as a reference. The final decision to issue this treatment lies with the prescribing doctor.
|Active ingredient(s)||Azelaic acid|
|Manufacturer||LEO Laboratories Limited|
|Availability||Out of stock|
|Description||Skinoren is a topical cream used to treat common acne (acne vulgaris).|
|Exemption||Subject to medical prescription|
|Application||Adults with mild to moderate acne|
|Drug class||Dicarboxylic acids|
|Alcohol consumption||No influence|
|When breastfeeding||Proceed with caution|
|When pregnant||Proceed with caution|
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