Salicylic Acid
What is it? Overview Usage Side Effects and Warnings
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What is Salicylic Acid?

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• This medicine is used to treat acne.

• This medicine is used to treat dandruff.

• This medicine is used to remove calluses, corns and warts.

• This medicine is used to treat psoriasis.

• This medicine is used to control seborrheic dermatitis.

What are the precautions when taking this medicine?

• The patch may contain conducting metal. Remove patch before MRI.

• If you have any circulation problems, talk with healthcare provider.

• If you have diabetes, talk with healthcare provider.

• If you have kidney disease, talk with healthcare provider.

• If you have liver disease, talk with healthcare provider.

• If you have chickenpox or the flu, talk with healthcare provider.

• Check medicines with healthcare provider. This medicine may not mix well with other medicines.

• Tell healthcare provider if you are pregnant or plan on getting pregnant.

• Tell healthcare provider if you are breast-feeding.

What are some possible side effects of this medicine?

• Skin irritation.

• Rash.

• Dizziness.

• Headache.

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