Exploring the Versatility of Azelaic Acid in Facial Acne, Truncal Acne, Photoaging, and Melasma
Continuing education activity featured in the March 2018 edition of Pharmacy Times.
This activity is supported by an educational grant from Bayer HealthCare Pharmaceuticals Inc.
FACULTYDanielle C. Ezzo, PharmD, BCPS, AE-C
St. John’s University
Associate Clinical ProfessorDepartment of Clinical Health ProfessionsCollege of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, Queens, New York
MEDICAL WRITING AND EDITORIAL SUPPORTPeggy Salvatore, MBA
At the completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:
- Explore azelaic acid’s characteristics and mechanisms of action
- Interpret the clinical data supporting azelaic acid applications for truncal acne, facial acne, photoaging, and melasma
- Differentiate the characteristics of cream, gel, and foam formulations of azelaic acid
- Demonstrate appropriate patient identification and referral of patients who may benefit from azelaic acid therapy
TARGET AUDIENCE: Community pharmacists and managed care pharmacists
ACTIVITY TYPE: Application
RELEASE DATE: February 15, 2018
EXPIRATION DATE: March 15, 2019
ESTIMATED TIME TO COMPLETE ACTIVITY: 2.0 hours
FEE: This lesson is offered for free at www.pharmacytimes.org.