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Finacea Foam Dosage

Generic name: AZELAIC ACID .15g in 1g
Dosage form: aerosol, foam

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Medically reviewed by Drugs.com. Last updated on Dec 8, 2020.

  • Shake well before use.
  • Cleanse affected area(s) using only very mild soaps or soapless cleansing lotion and pat dry with a soft towel before application of FINACEA Foam.
  • Apply FINACEA Foam twice daily (morning and evening) to the entire facial area (cheeks, chin, forehead, and nose). For a single application, dispense the smallest amount of foam necessary to adequately cover the affected area(s) with a thin layer.
  • Use FINACEA Foam continuously over 12 weeks.
  • Wash hands immediately following application of FINACEA Foam.
  • Cosmetics may be applied after the application of FINACEA Foam has dried.
  • Reassess the diagnosis if no improvement is observed upon completing 12 weeks of therapy.
  • Avoid the use of occlusive dressings or wrappings.
  • Instruct patients to avoid use of alcoholic cleansers, tinctures and astringents, abrasives and peeling agents.
  • For topical use.
  • Not for oral, ophthalmic or intravaginal use.

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