Finacea gel (Azelaic Acid) 30g


Key Features:

  • Finacea 15% gel contains azelaic acid
  • Suitable for mild to moderate acne
  • Suitable for rosacea
  • Prescription-only product

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Finacea rosacea acne gel - A view from our expert

Sakib Mohammed

Sakib Mohammed

Advance Pharmacist Prescriber

“Finacea skin cream is a gel-based preparation that contains azelaic acid. This spot busting product kills bacteria, unblocks the pores and smooths out the skin. You can get other topical treatments for mild to moderate acne, like Acnecide, Epiduo and Differin, but Finacea gel may be less harsh and irritating for people with sensitive skin. A unique advantage is that you can use Finacea cream for rosacea. People with rosacea or acne rosacea have skin similar to acne, such as redness, bumps, and spots.

At Click2Pharmacy, we have a service where you can buy Finacea online. We have a team of prescribing pharmacists that can provide prescriptions for medicines. You will need to answer some questions first so we can check if you are suitable to take Finacea 15% azelaic acid gel"

Finacea Gel information

Finacea Gel Key Facts:

Looking for medication to treat acne, but other treatments have failed? Do you have sensitive skin? Here are the key facts about Finacea gel.


Medication NameFinacea Gel
Active IngredientAzelaic acid
Medication formTopical gel
Used to treatMild to moderate acne
Available asFinacea 15% gel (30g)
Other names by which this medication is knownFinacea Acne Gel
Finacea Gel
Common side effects
• Itching and burning
• Dry skin
• Rash
• Tingling and numbness
• Pain at site of application
Who is this medication suitable forAdults and children over 12 years
Do you need a prescription for it?Yes
How should it be used?Apply to the whole face twice a day
Patient Information LeafletFinacea Patient Information Leaflet

How can I buy Finacea gel online? Usually, any prescription medication would require an appointment with the doctor, but at Click2Pharmacy, we have prescribing pharmacists. This means you can buy Finacea gel directly from us. All you need to do is fill out a consultation form, which our team will review. Once approved, your medication will be delivered to your door

The Benefits of Finacea Gel:

  • Kills bacteria and unblocks pores
  • Evens out the skin and reduces the appearance of blemishes
  • Gentle on the skin
  • Finacea 15% gel- buy online at Click2Pharmacy

What is Finacea Gel?

Finacea gel is an anti-acne medicine, a brand name of Azelaic acid 15% gel. Finacea is used for mild to moderate facial acne and to treat rosacea. You can use Finacea when other topical treatments have failed. Finacea topical gel is a prescription-only product that you can buy online from Click2Pharmacy.

How does Finacea cream/gel work?

Finacea cream/gel contains the active ingredient azelaic acid. Azelaic acid kills the bacteria responsible for causing inflammation and infected spots. Finacea gel also works to unblock the pores and removes blockages within. This exfoliating effect can also even out the skin and reduce the appearance of blemishes. Finacea acne gel can also reduce redness and inflammation associated with rosacea. Some people with sensitive skin may react less to Azelaic Acid gel. 

Who is Finacea azelaic acid gel suitable for?

Finacea azelaic acid gel is suitable for adults and children over the age of 12 to treat acne and rosacea.

For further information:

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Alternatives to Finacea

We also supply a stronger product with the same ingredient called Skinoren. Click here to learn more

How to use Finacea azelaic acid gel 15%

  • You must use Finacea prescription gel on clean, dry skin.
  • Apply approximately 2.5cm of gel to the entire face twice a day.
  • Wash your hands after applying Finacea.

How quickly will I see results with Finacea acne treatment?

You may see an improvement in your skin in the first 4 weeks. If there is no change to your skin after one month, or your skin gets worse, you should stop using Finacea azelaic acid gel. You can use Finacea gel for acne or rosacea for several months.

Finacea 15% azelaic acid Ingredients

Active ingredient: Azelaic acid

Inactive ingredients: Lecithin (soy), triglycerides (medium chain), propylene glycol, polysorbate 80, carbomer 980, sodium hydroxide, disodium edetate, purified water, benzoic acid


Finacea Side effects

Common side effects of Azelaic acid 15% topical gel

Very common side effects (affects more than 10% of people) include:

  • Burning
  • Itching
  • Pain at site of application

Common side effects (affects up to 10% of people):

  • Rash
  • Tingling or numbness
  • Dry skin

If you experience any severe reactions, such as swelling of the eyes or face, shortness of breath or swelling under the skin, you must stop using Finacea topical cream/gel and seek medical help.

For a full list of side effects, please read the patient information leaflet.

For external use only

Keep out of the SIGHT and REACH of children

Finacea Warnings

Finacea gel 15% (azelaic acid) cannot be used alongside other acne skin treatments. Take care when using the product around the eyes and mouth and wash your hands thoroughly after.

Finacea Pregnancy

If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, please speak to your doctor about using Finacea 15% gel (azelaic acid), as there is limited data on how it can affect pregnancy. Your doctor can decide if you can use this medicine. Infants must not come into contact with the gel from breastfeeding.

Can I use Finacea gel prescription treatment with other skin products?

Finacea gel prescription treatment cannot be used with other skin products like alcoholic cleansers, abrasive products, and peeling agents. If in doubt, please ask your doctor or pharmacist.

Is it safe to purchase Finacea gel online?

Finacea gel can only be purchased from a UK registered pharmacy. Please check if the pharmacy you are buying from has a registration number. You should not buy from other websites.

How can I buy Finacea gel online?

You will need a prescription to buy Finacea from an online UK registered pharmacy. At click2Pharmacy, our online clinic can provide you with a prescription.

How effective is Finacea cream for acne?

Many people who use Finacea cream for acne find that their skin improves within the first 4 weeks. However, Finacea may not work for everyone, and some people may need a stronger product.

Can I use Finacea gel for rosacea?

You can use Finacea gel for rosacea, especially acne rosacea where symptoms are similar to acne. 

How long with Finacea gel (30g) last?

A 30g tube of Finacea gel should last up to 6 weeks if the recommended amount is used twice a day.

Is azelaic acid/Finacea gel suitable for pregnancy?

If you are pregnant, your doctor can decide if it is safe to take Finacea gel. There is limited data on how this medicine can affect pregnancy. Click2Pharmacy cannot provide a prescription for Finacea ointment gel product if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.

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