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Potassium Azelaoyl Digycinate

Potassium azelaoyl digycinate is a custom-made pharmacy drug of a new generation water-soluble molecule that may provide whitening properties, skin repair, and elasticity improvement in some individuals as part of a skin care regimen. Due to its high level of water solubility it may require less usage than some other compounds or derivatives that work to achieve similar results. Potassium azelaoyl digycinate is used for a host of various skin care issues such as common acne, and also rosacea, which can cause skin sensitivity, dryness, flushing, as well as burning, stinging sensations. With strong anti-bacterial, moisturizing, keratolytic, and sebum normalizing properties, it may offer effective acne treatment in some users.


Potassium azelaoyl digycinate, like any skin care drug or compound, should be applied to clean skin. Wash the area and gently pat dry before application. Potassium azelaoyl digycinate can be compounded into many forms for use such as cleansing pads, foam cleansers, gels, lotions, and creams. If your doctor decides that potassium azelaoyl digycinate could possibly be safe and effective for your individual care and treatment, ask him or her for an overview of the many possible methods and forms of administration. Potassium azelaoyl digycinate is sometimes prescribed for twice daily use, but your doctor will decide what is optimum for your individual treatment. Always follow your doctor's precise directions regarding usage. Consult with your compounding pharmacist if you have any general questions about potassium azelaoyl digycinate and its properties.


Side effects are possible as each person is different, so watch closely and seek medical assistance if you feel it is warranted or if any side effects are increasing in intensity and/or persisting. Potassium azelaoyl digycinate has been tolerated well in some users but your individual results may vary. Consult with your doctor for an overview of possible side effects. A partial list of the most commonly known possible side effects is provided below, but please note this list is not comprehensive, so talk to your doctor about side effects to get the most up-to-date information.

  • Dryness
  • Skin Irritation


Anyone who is considering the use of potassium azelaoyl digycinate should first schedule an appointment with their doctor to complete a full medical screening before beginning use as it is important for her or him to know your complete medical history and also to be aware of any medications you are taking, or have recently taken.

There may be many contraindications for the use of potassium azelaoyl digycinate so check with your doctor for more information. Ask your doctor to discuss all possible contraindications for potassium azelaoyl digycinate that may be pertinent or relevant to your condition or individual health status, etc.

Only use potassium azelaoyl digycinate for the duration of your doctor's prescription.

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