Benzoic acid / salicylic acid topical Side Effects

Not all side effects for benzoic acid / salicylic acid topical may be reported. You should always consult a doctor or healthcare professional for medical advice. Side effects can be reported to the FDA here.

Applies to benzoic acid / salicylic acid topical: topical ointment

Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction while taking benzoic acid / salicylic acid topical: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.

You may feel warmth or a burning sensation that could last as long as 3 to 5 minutes after you apply this medication. Stop using the medication and call your doctor if the burning sensation lasts for longer than 10 days.

This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Tell your doctor about any unusual or bothersome side effect.

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