For a single application, dispense the smallest amount of foam necessary to adequately cover the affected area with a thin layer.
What is Finacea® Foam?
Why is treatment important?
Rosacea doesn’t go away on its own
In fact, if left untreated, it may get worse as time goes on. If you think you have rosacea, talk to your healthcare professional as soon as possible.
Frequently asked questions (FAQs) about Finacea® Foam
Finacea® Foam is a topical prescription medicine used to treat the inflammatory papules (raised spots) and pustules (pimple-like bumps) of mild to moderate rosacea. Finacea® Foam is the first prescription foam approved by the FDA for the treatment of rosacea. It’s a water-based (hydrophilic) foam that is light and airy.
Finacea® Foam is a topical prescription medicine used to treat the inflammatory papules (raised spots) and pustules (pimple-like bumps) of mild to moderate rosacea.
Starting treatment with Finacea® Foam is a decision that only you and your healthcare professional can make. Together, you can have an open conversation about your symptoms and the expectations and goals you have regarding treatment.
Yes! Makeup and other cosmetics may be applied after Finacea® Foam dries on your skin. Consult your healthcare professional about cosmetics that are right for your skin. Avoid the use of alcoholic cleansers, tinctures and astringents, abrasives, and peeling agents. Avoid the use of tight dressings or wrappings where you apply Finacea® Foam.
The active ingredient in Finacea® Foam is azelaic acid. The exact way Finacea® Foam works is not known.
In 2 clinical studies of 1,362 people, Finacea® Foam was proven to help treat the inflammatory papules (raised spots) and pustules (pimple-like bumps) of mild to moderate rosacea. Of course, every person is different. How you respond to treatment may vary from another person. Talk to your healthcare professional about your treatment expectations and goals.
The most common side effects of Finacea® Foam in clinical trials were local site:
- pain (described as burning, stinging, “pins and needles,” and/or tenderness)
It's important to use Finacea® Foam exactly the way your healthcare professional prescribes. Finacea® Foam is applied twice a day, once in the morning and once in the evening, continuously for 12 weeks.
Keep Finacea® Foam at room temperature. Do not expose to high heat (above 120°F or 49°C).
The can of Finacea® Foam is made of aluminum and may be recycled according to the guidelines of your state. Or, you can ask your local pharmacist how to dispose of the can.
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