ATC Group: D10AX Other anti-acne preparations for topical use

Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification System

Translations

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Translation
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Other anti-acne preparations for topical use

Hierarchical Position

Level
Code
Title
4
D10AX
Other anti-acne preparations for topical use

Contents

Code
Title
D10AX02
D10AX03
D10AX04

Active Ingredients

Chemical substance
Description

Azelaic Acid is a naturally occurring dicarboxylic acid. Azelaic acid possesses antibacterial, keratolytic, comedolytic, and anti-oxidant activity. Azelaic acid is bactericidal against Proprionibacterium acnes and Staphylococcus epidermidis due to its inhibitory effect on the synthesis of microbial cellular proteins.