Finacea Foam

  • Rosacea

Finacea Foam Generic Name & Formulations

General Description

Azelaic acid 15%; foam; contains propylene glycol.

Pharmacological Class

Antibacterial/antikeratinizing agent.

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How Supplied

Gel—50g tubes; Foam—50g cans


Generic Availability


Finacea Foam Indications


Mild to moderate rosacea.

Finacea Foam Dosage and Administration


≥18yrs: Wash and dry skin. Apply thin layer into affected areas twice daily (AM & PM). May apply cosmetics after gel dries.


<18yrs: not established.

Finacea Foam Contraindications

Not Applicable

Finacea Foam Boxed Warnings

Not Applicable

Finacea Foam Warnings/Precautions


Monitor patients with dark complexions for hypopigmentation. Discontinue if sensitivity or severe irritation develops. Avoid eyes, mouth, other mucous membranes, occlusive dressings, topical alcoholic products, abrasives, peeling agents. Reevaluate if no improvement after 12 weeks of treatment. Foam: flammable. Pregnancy. Nursing mothers.

Finacea Foam Pharmacokinetics

See Literature

Finacea Foam Interactions

Not Applicable

Finacea Foam Adverse Reactions

Adverse Reactions

Burning, stinging, tingling, pruritus, scaling, dry skin, xerosis, erythema, irritation, edema, contact dermatitis, acne; worsening of asthma; foam: also application site pain.

Finacea Foam Clinical Trials

See Literature

Finacea Foam Note

Not Applicable

Finacea Foam Patient Counseling

See Literature