Skinoren 20% Cream

Skinoren 20% Cream
  • Skinoren 20% Cream

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Skinoren 20% Cream

Fastest delivery:
Friday, 26 Apr 2024
  • Medication features

    Topical treatment of acne vulgaris

    Skinoren cream is a reliable choice, prescribed to treat acne, acne scars, rosacea, and dark spots on the skin.

    • Dual-Action formula
    • Clear spots and black spots
    • Reduces inflammation
    • unblocks pores
    • Kills acne-causing bacteria
    • Gives you a blemish-free complexion
    • Contains powerful 20% Azelaic Acid
    • PIL


    • Apply directly to the skin
    • Twice daily (mornings and evenings)

    How much:

    • Approx. 0.5 g or 2.5 cm of cream is sufficient for the entire facial area

    Registered UK Pharmacy Number 1039428


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Fastest delivery: Friday, 26 Apr 2024


NOTE: After selecting this product, you will need to complete a short assessment, so we can make sure this medication is suitable for you.

Get ready for beautiful skin with Skinoren Azelaic Acid Cream! It's made to fight acne, those pesky pimples that pop up on your face.

With a special ingredient called Azelaic Acid, it tackles acne by killing the bacteria that cause it, calming down redness, and stopping your skin from making too much oil.

This cream is super strong, with a big 20% dose of Azelaic Acid. That means it's good at getting rid of acne and giving you clearer skin.

How It Works

Skinoren Azelaic Acid Cream's efficacy is anchored in its primary active ingredient, Azelaic Acid, a potent component renowned for its multifaceted approach to acne management.

This cream operates through a dual-action mechanism, directly targeting acne-causing bacteria and regulating the growth of outer skin cells.

This comprehensive approach ensures a precise and effective solution for acne management, offering relief from inflammation, pain, and discomfort associated with common acne.

Dual-Action Approach

Skinoren's efficacy lies in its ability to offer a dual-action solution to acne-related challenges. Firstly, it targets and addresses existing blemishes with precision, promoting a faster healing process.

Simultaneously, it serves as a proactive shield, working to prevent the formation of new blackheads and whiteheads. 

This multifaceted approach ensures that Skinoren is not merely a treatment but a holistic solution for clearer and healthier skin.

Suitable for Various Skin Types

Understanding the diverse nature of skin, Skinoren has been formulated to cater to a range of skin types. Whether your skin tends to be oily, dry, or combination.

Skinoren adapts to provide effective acne management without compromising on its unique composition's potency. This adaptability makes Skinoren a versatile choice for individuals seeking a tailored skincare approach.

NameMr Suhail Jamil
RoleSuperintendent Pharmacist
GPhc Number2069518




How to Use Skinoren Cream?

Unlock the potential of Skinoren Azelaic Acid Cream by following these simple steps:


Begin by thoroughly cleansing the affected area with water, ensuring the skin is clean and dry. For individuals with oily skin, the use of a mild skin cleanser is recommended.


Apply Skinoren twice a day, adhering to the recommended frequency or as directed by your healthcare provider. Consistency is key to unlocking the full benefits of the cream.


Gently rub the cream into the affected areas, allowing it to be absorbed by the skin. Employ circular motions for even and thorough application.

Treatment Duration

Commit to the regular and sustained use of Skinoren for several months. While individual responses may vary, visible improvements are typically noticeable after around 4 weeks of consistent application.


Warnings and Precautions

For a safe and effective experience with Skinoren Azelaic Acid Cream, pay attention to the following warnings and precautions

 Allergy Warning

If you are allergic to azelaic acid or any of the listed ingredients, refrain from using this product. In case of an allergic reaction, such as a rash, discontinue use immediately and seek medical advice.

 External Use Only

To avoid irritation or discomfort, prevent contact with sensitive areas such as eyes, mouth, or mucous membranes. If accidental contact occurs, rinse the affected area promptly with large amounts of cool water.

 Asthma Patients

Individuals with asthma should be vigilant and monitor for potential worsening of symptoms during the use of Skinoren. While such cases are rare, it is essential to seek medical advice if there are concerns or adverse reactions related to asthma.

 Age Restriction

Skinoren is not recommended for use in children below the age of 12. The safety and efficacy of the product in this age group have not been established, emphasizing the importance of age-appropriate usage.


  • Can pregnant or breastfeeding individuals use Skinoren?

    Skinoren contains azelaic acid, and while there is limited experience with its use during pregnancy, consulting with a healthcare provider is crucial to ensure the safety of the product for pregnant or breastfeeding individuals.

  • How long should Skinoren be used?

    The duration of Skinoren usage varies from person to person. Generally, visible improvements are noticed after about 4 weeks, and the cream may need to be used regularly for several months. However, it is advised not to use Skinoren for more than 12 continuous months at any time.

  • Is Skinoren suitable for all skin types?

    Skinoren's unique composition makes it suitable for a range of skin types. It offers a dual-action approach, addressing existing blemishes and preventing future outbreaks, ensuring comprehensive acne management.

  • Can Skinoren be used by adolescents?

    Skinoren can be used by adolescents. Proper application and adherence to guidelines are essential for effective and safe use.

  • What should be done if skin irritation occurs during use?

    If skin irritation occurs, adjusting the amount applied, frequency of use, or temporarily discontinuing treatment may help alleviate the irritation. If problems persist, consulting a healthcare provider is advisable.

  • Can Skinoren be used on body acne?

    For acne on areas like the chest and back, the amount of cream applied can be adjusted accordingly. It is essential to follow healthcare provider guidance for optimal results.

  • Does Skinoren have age restrictions?

    Skinoren is not recommended for use in children below the age of 12 due to a lack of data on safety and efficacy in this age group.

  • Is Skinoren safe for sensitive skin?

    Skinoren may be suitable for sensitive skin; however, starting with once-daily application during the first week of treatment is recommended for those with very sensitive skin.

  • Can Skinoren be used in conjunction with other skincare products?

    Before combining Skinoren with other skincare products, it is advisable to consult with a healthcare provider to ensure compatibility and prevent any potential adverse reactions.

  • Is it normal to experience a tingling sensation during use?

    A mild tingling sensation at the application site is normal and often temporary. If sensations persist or become bothersome, consulting a healthcare provider is recommended.

Side Effects

Understand the potential side effects associated with Skinoren Azelaic Acid Cream to ensure a well-informed and safe skincare journey. It's essential to note that not everyone experiences these side effects, and the majority of users tolerate the cream well.

Common Side Effects (may affect up to 1 in 10 people)

  • Burning
  • Itching
  • Redness
  • Itchiness at the application site can occur but is usually temporary and not a cause for major concern.
  • Some users may experience a sensation of burning at the application site. This is a common and generally mild reaction.

Skinoren may lead to abnormal redness of the skin (erythema), which is a common and expected reaction.

  • Scaling: Users may notice scaling of the skin, indicating the removal of dead skin cells. This is a part of the normal exfoliation process.
  • Pain: Skinoren may cause pain at the application site, which is typically mild and temporary.

Dryness: Dryness of the skin is a common side effect, particularly during the initial stages of use.

Skin Discoloration: Changes in skin color at the application site may occur but are generally mild and reversible.

Uncommon Side Effects (may affect up to 1 in 100 people)

  • Greasy Skin: Some users may experience increased skin greasiness, though this is generally manageable.
  • Acne: Acne flare-ups or worsening may occur in uncommon cases.
  • Loss of Skin Color: Changes in skin pigmentation, specifically loss of color, are rare but have been reported.
  • Tingling: Sensations of tingling on the skin may occur but are typically transient.
  • Dermatitis: Uncommon cases of dermatitis, characterized by skin inflammation, have been reported.
  • Discomfort or Swelling: Users may experience mild discomfort or swelling at the application site.

Rare Side Effects (may affect up to 1 in 1,000 people)

  • Cracking of Lips: Rare instances of lip cracking may occur.
  • Small Blisters (Vesicles): Rare cases of small blisters on the skin have been reported.
  • Eczema: Eczema, a skin condition characterized by inflammation, may occur rarely.
  • Ulceration: Rare cases of ulceration at the application site have been reported.
  • Warmth: Users may experience warmth at the application site, which is typically mild.
  • Allergic Reactions: In rare instances, allergic reactions such as rash, swelling, or urticaria may occur.



Comprehensive Acne Management

Skinoren's uniqueness lies in its commitment to comprehensive acne management. Beyond surface-level treatment, it actively regulates cell growth, disrupting the conditions conducive to blackheads and whiteheads.

This proactive stance positions Skinoren as not just a reactive solution to acne but a preventive measure, ensuring a sustained and long-term improvement in skin health.

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Cell Growth Regulation

Skinoren goes beyond mere acne treatment; it actively regulates the growth of outer skin cells. By doing so, it effectively disrupts the conditions conducive to the formation of blackheads and whiteheads.

This dual-action mechanism ensures a comprehensive solution to acne management, offering not only relief from existing blemishes but also a preventive measure against future outbreaks.


Azelaic Acid (20% w/w)

At the heart of Skinoren's efficacy lies its powerful 20% Azelaic Acid concentration. This remarkable ingredient is renowned for its exceptional anti-bacterial properties, specifically targeting Propionibacterium acnes—the bacterial culprit behind acne development.

By inhibiting the growth of this acne-causing bacterium, Skinoren provides a targeted and effective approach to blemish control.

Azelaic Acid – Direct Combat Against Acne-Causing Bacteria

The 20% Azelaic Acid composition in Skinoren plays a pivotal role in directly combating Propionibacterium acnes, a bacterium integral to the development of acne.

By efficiently targeting this bacteria, Skinoren inhibits its activity, reducing the risk of further breakouts and allowing the skin to undergo a healing process.


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