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La Roche Posay Laboratoire Dermatologique Effaclar Clarifying

Medically reviewed by Drugs.com. Last updated on Jan 2, 2020.

Dosage form: solution
Ingredients: SALICYLIC ACID 5mg in 1mL
Labeler: L'Oreal USA Products Inc
NDC Code: 49967-024

Drug Facts

Active ingredient

Salicylic acid 0.5%

Purpose

Acne treatment

Use

for the treatment of acne

Warnings

For external use only

When using this product

skin irritation and dryness is more likely to occur if you use another topical acne medication at the same time. If irritation occurs, only use one topical acne medication at a time.

Keep out of reach of children.

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

Directions
  • clean the skin thoroughly before applying this product
  • cover the entire affected area with a thin layer one to three times daily
  • because excessive drying of the skin may occur, start with one application daily, then gradually increase to two or three times daily if needed or as directed by a doctor
  • if bothersome dryness or peeling occurs, reduce application to once a day or every other day

Other information

Sunburn Alert: This product contains an alpha hydroxy acid (AHA) that may increase your skin's sensitivity to the sun and particularly the possibility of sunburn. Use a sunscreen, wear protective clothing, and limit sun exposure while using this product and for a week afterwards.

Inactive ingredients

water, alcohol denat., propanediol, glycolic acid, sodium hydroxide, capryloyl glycine, phenoxyethanol, benzyl alcohol, PPG-26-buteth-26, PEG-40 hydrogenated castor oil, menthol, tremella fuciformis polysaccharide, butylene glycol, ophiopogon japonicus root extract, scutellaria baicalensis root extract

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LA ROCHE POSAY LABORATOIRE DERMATOLOGIQUE EFFACLAR CLARIFYING 
salicylic acid solution
Product Information
Product TypeHUMAN OTC DRUGItem Code (Source)NDC:49967-024
Route of AdministrationTOPICALDEA Schedule    
Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
Ingredient NameBasis of StrengthStrength
SALICYLIC ACID (SALICYLIC ACID) SALICYLIC ACID5 mg  in 1 mL
Inactive Ingredients
Ingredient NameStrength
water 
ALCOHOL 
PROPANEDIOL 
GLYCOLIC ACID 
SODIUM HYDROXIDE 
CAPRYLOYL GLYCINE 
PHENOXYETHANOL 
BENZYL ALCOHOL 
PPG-26-BUTETH-26 
MENTHOL 
BUTYLENE GLYCOL 
Packaging
#Item CodePackage Description
1NDC:49967-024-01200 mL in 1 BOTTLE
2NDC:49967-024-02100 mL in 1 BOTTLE
Marketing Information
Marketing CategoryApplication Number or Monograph CitationMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
OTC monograph finalpart333D08/01/2014
Labeler - L'Oreal USA Products Inc (002136794)
Establishment
NameAddressID/FEIOperations
L'Oreal USA, Inc.185931458manufacture(49967-024)

 
L'Oreal USA Products Inc

Further information

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