1% and 2% topical treatment of large area hyperkeratosis (for example, psoriasis), topical treatment of warts and calluses.
Salicylic acid Composition
active substance: salicylic acid;
1 ml of solution contains salicylic acid 20 mg;
excipient: ethyl alcohol 70%.
Dosage form. Cutaneous alcohol solution.
Antiseptic. When applied topically, it has an antimicrobial, irritating, distracting effect.
Used for infectious skin lesions: common acne, pyoderma.
Increased individual sensitivity to the drug.
Interaction with other medicinal products and other types of interactions.
Local use of salicylic acid should not be combined with oral administration of drugs that contain acetylsalicylic acid and other non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs. Do not use together with benzoyl peroxide and topical retinoids.
Salicylic acid can increase the skin’s permeability to other topical drugs and thereby increase their absorption. In addition, salicylic acid can enhance the adverse reactions of methotrexate and the hypoglycemic effect of oral antidiabetic drugs of sulfonylurea derivatives.
If you are taking any other medications, be sure to tell your doctor.
Avoid contact with eyes, do not apply to mucous membranes.
You should not violate the rules for using the drug – this can harm your health.
Do not apply the drug to large areas of the skin.
Application during pregnancy or lactation
During pregnancy and lactation, the use of the drug is possible only when the expected benefit to the mother outweighs the potential risk to the fetus or child.
Method of administration and dosage
Apply externally, lubricating or rubbing the affected areas of the skin with a cotton swab soaked in the drug, 2 – 3 times a day. The course of treatment is determined by the doctor depending on the nature and severity of the disease.
Do not use in children under 12 years of age.
When using large doses of the drug, keratolytic action and allergic reactions may increase. In this case, the drug must be washed off with water, consult a doctor. Therapy is symptomatic.
Changes in the skin are possible: dryness, peeling, irritation, contact dermatitis, manifestations of allergic reactions (urticaria, itching), which requires discontinuation of the drug.
With prolonged use, the drug may be absorbed into the general bloodstream and the development of side effects characteristic of salicylates: tinnitus, dizziness, epigastric pain, nausea, vomiting, acidosis, rapid breathing.
In case of any undesirable phenomena, you must consult a doctor!
Do not use the drug after the expiry date indicated on the package.