Finacea 15% gel by Leo Pharma is widely prescribed in the UK for papulopustular rosacea and acne. Rosacea can present as anything between a redness around the nose to cystic acne, pustules and bloodshot eyes.
Rosacea can flare up due to stress, weather conditions, dairy, alcohol and exposure to UV light. Although avoidance of these triggers will help only a prescription drug will be really effective. Although it is not known how Finacea actually works in rosacea, it is possible that it is effective due to its antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties.
Results can be seen 1 to 2 months. Finacea contains the active ingredient azelaic acid and PulsarMeds can supply this as Aziderm gel 15g made by MicroLabs and Azobril cream 20g by Brinton Pharmaceuticals.
Possible Side Effects
Avoid contact with eyes, mouth and mucous membranes
How to Use?
Apply twice a day.
Discontinue if no improvement in 2 months