Efficacy and Safety Study of Finacea to Treat Acne Vulgaris and Post-Inflammatory Hyperpigmentation

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Summary

Residual post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation (PIH)from acne is disturbing to individuals with skin of color. Finacea has been anecdotally known to be beneficial in resolving PIH related to acne vulgaris. However, it has not been clinically tested for this purpose. The current study will investigate the efficacy and safety of Finacea in the treatment of acne vulgaris and PIH.

Study Design

Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Treatment

Conditions

Acne Vulgaris

Intervention

Azelaic acid

Location

DermResearch, PLLC
Louisville
Kentucky
United States
40217

Status

Active, not recruiting

Source

Derm Research, PLLC

Results (where available)

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