Who should not use azelaic acid topical cream or gel?

People with allergies to any of the ingredients in azelaic topical cream or gel should not use the medication. As it is intended for people with mild to moderate acne, more severe cases will need a stronger medicine for effective treatment. Women who are pregnant or breast-feeding should consult with their doctors before starting treatment with azelaic acid topical cream or gel.

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