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Stridex Essential

Medically reviewed on Dec 4, 2017

Dosage form: liquid
Ingredients: Salicylic Acid 1g in 100mL
Labeler: Blistex Inc
NDC Code: 10157-1010

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Stridex®
Essential

Drug Facts

Active ingredient

Salicylic acid 1.0% (w/w)

Purpose

Acne medication

Uses
  • for the treatment and management of acne
  • reduces the number of acne pimples and blackheads and allows the skin to heal
  • helps to prevent new acne pimples from forming

Warnings

For external use only

Allergy alert

do not use this product if you have a known allergy to salicylic acid

When using this product

using other topical acne medication at the same time or immediately following use of this product may increase dryness or irritation of the skin. If this occurs, only one medication should be used unless directed by a doctor.

Keep out of reach of children.

If swallowed, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away.

Directions
  • cleanse the skin thoroughly before applying medication
  • use the pad to wipe the entire affected area
  • repeat with a clean pad as necessary to remove remaining traces of dirt
  • because excessive drying of the skin may occur, start with one application daily, then gradually increase to two to three times daily as needed or as directed by a doctor
  • if bothersome dryness or peeling occurs, reduce application to once a day or every other day
  • do not leave pad on skin for an extended period of time
  • keep away from eyes, lips and other mucous membranes

Inactive ingredients

ammonium lauryl sulfate, ammonium xylenesulfonate, citric acid, DMDM hydantoin, fragrance, menthol, PEG-40 hydrogenated castor oil, PPG-26 Buteth-26, purified water, simethicone, sodium ascorbyl phosphate, sodium borate, tetrasodium EDTA, tocopheryl acetate

PRINCIPAL DISPLAY PANEL - 55 Pad Jar Carton

NDC 10157-1010-1

SINGLE-STEP
ACNE CONTROL®

ALCOHOL
FREE

STRIDEX®
SALICYLIC ACID 1% W/W ACNE MEDICATION

ESSENTIAL WITH VITAMINS

55

SOFT
TOUCH
PADS

STRIDEX   ESSENTIAL
salicylic acid liquid
Product Information
Product TypeHUMAN OTC DRUGItem Code (Source)NDC:10157-1010
Route of AdministrationTOPICALDEA Schedule    
Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
Ingredient NameBasis of StrengthStrength
Salicylic Acid (Salicylic Acid) Salicylic Acid1 g  in 100 mL
Inactive Ingredients
Ingredient NameStrength
ammonium lauryl sulfate 
ammonium xylenesulfonate 
citric acid monohydrate 
DMDM hydantoin 
menthol 
Polyoxyl 40 Hydrogenated Castor Oil 
PPG-26-Buteth-26 
water 
sodium ascorbyl phosphate 
sodium borate 
edetate sodium 
.alpha.-tocopherol acetate 
Packaging
#Item CodePackage Description
1NDC:10157-1010-155 APPLICATOR in 1 JAR
12 mL in 1 APPLICATOR
2NDC:10157-1010-270 APPLICATOR in 1 JAR
22 mL in 1 APPLICATOR
Marketing Information
Marketing CategoryApplication Number or Monograph CitationMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
OTC MONOGRAPH FINALpart333D12/01/2012
Labeler - Blistex Inc (005126354)
Establishment
NameAddressID/FEIOperations
Blistex Inc005126354MANUFACTURE(10157-1010)

 
Blistex Inc

Further information

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