Azelaic acid

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Scientific Name: Azelaic acid
Brand Name: Azelex, Finacea
Company Owner: Allergan inc, Intendis inc
Mechanism Of Action The exact mechanism of action of azelaic acid is not known. It is thought that azelaic acid manifests its antibacterial effects by inhibiting the synthesis of cellular protein in anaerobic and aerobic bacteria, especially
Description of the Drug: Azelaic acid is a saturated dicarboxylic acid used to treat mild to moderate acne vulgaris.
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Source: DrugBank Online – Retrieved 2023-01-23 from