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Formulation optimization of the 20% azelaic acid cream ex tempore prepared in community pharmacy

  • At: Dublin (Ireland) (2013)
  • Type: Poster
  • By: GAJDAS, Mirjana (Apoteka Beograd, Pharmacy, Belgrade, Serbia)
  • Co-author(s): Zivanovic, Natasa (Apoteka Beograd, Belgrade, Serbia)
    Dragicevic-Curic, Nina (Apoteka Beograd, Belgrade, Serbia)
  • Abstract:

    BACKGROUND: Azelaic acid is used in topical formulations for the treatment of acne vulgaris. The commercial 20% azelaic acid cream (Skinoren, Schering SPA), as well as the ex tempore prepared cream suffer from disadvantages: azelaic acid causes local skin irritation (reddening, scaling, itching, burning) and even skin ruptures; azelaic acid leads


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