Salicylic Acid Solution
Dosage Form: topical liquid (wart remover)
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Salicylic Acid Solution Description
Salicylic Acid, 27.5% Wart Remover
FOR TOPICAL USE ONLY. NOT FOR OPHTHALMIC, ORAL OR INTRA-VAGINAL USE.
Salicylic Acid, 27.5% Wart Remover is a topical preparation containing 27.5% salicylic acid in a film-forming vehicle composed of acrylates copolymer, isopropyl alcohol, isobutyrate, n-butyl acetate, and polyvinyl butyral. The pharmacologic activity of this medication is generally attributed to the keratolytic activity of salicylic acid which is incorporated into a film-forming vehicle designed to cover the wart without the need for a bandage. The chemical structural formula of salicylic acid is:
Salicylic Acid Solution - Clinical Pharmacology
Although the exact mode of action of salicylic acid in the treatment of warts is not known, its activity appears to be associated with its keratolytic action which results in mechanical removal of epidermal cells infected with wart viruses.
INDICATIONS & USAGES
Salicylic Acid, 27.5% Wart Remover is indicated for the topical treatment and removal of common warts and plantar warts.
Salicylic Acid, 27.5% Wart Remover should not be used by diabetics or patients with impaired blood circulation. Salicylic Acid, 27.5% Wart Remover should not be used on moles, birthmarks, unusual warts with hair growing from them or warts on the face.
Salicylic Acid, 27.5% Wart Remover is for external use only. Do not permit Salicylic Acid, 27.5% Wart Remover to contact eyes or mucous membranes. If contact with eyes or mucous membranes occurs, immediately flush with water for 15 minutes. Salicylic Acid, 27.5% Wart Remover should not be allowed to contact normal skin surrounding the wart. Treatment should be discontinued if excessive irritation occurs. Salicylic Acid, 27.5% Wart Remover is flammable and should be kept away from fire or flame. Keep bottle tightly capped when not in use.
KEEP THIS AND ALL MEDICATIONS OUT OF THE REACH OF CHILDREN.
A localized irritant reaction may occur if Salicylic Acid, 27.5% Wart Remover is applied to the normal skin surrounding the wart. Any irritation may normally be controlled by temporarily discontinuing use and by applying the medication only to the wart site when treatment is resumed.
DOSAGE & ADMINISTRATION
Prior to application of Salicylic Acid, 27.5% Wart Remover, soak wart in warm water for five minutes. Remove any loosened tissue by gently rubbing with a brush, wash cloth, emery board or pumice stone. Dry thoroughly. Using the brush applicator supplied, apply twice to entire wart surface, allowing the first application to dry before applying the second. Treatment should be once or twice a day and should continue as directed by physician. Be careful not to apply to surrounding skin. Clinically visible improvement will normally occur during the first or second week of therapy. Maximum resolution may be expected after four to six weeks of drug use.
How is Salicylic Acid Solution Supplied
Salicylic Acid, 27.5% Wart Remover is supplied in 10 mL amber glass bottles with a brush applicator - NDC 49908-237-10
Store at 20ºC to 25ºC (68ºF to 77ºF), excursions permitted between 15ºC and 30ºC (between 59ºF and 86ºF). Brief exposure to temperatures up to 40ºC (104ºF) may be tolerated provided the mean kinetic temperature does not exceed 25ºC (77ºF); however, such exposure should be minimized. Protect from freezing.
Manufactured for: Rochester Pharmaceuticals • Doylestown, PA 18901 • 1-866-458-1772 www.RochesterPharm.com
INSTRUCTIONS FOR USE
Your health care provider has prescribed Salicylic Acid, 27.5% Wart Remover, a topical prescription preparation for the treatment of common and plantar warts. In order for Salicylic Acid, 27.5% Wart Remover to work correctly and ensure maximum benefit, the following instructions should be followed carefully. Of course, as with any medication, always consult your health care provider if you experience any discomfort or unexpected reactions.
STEP 1: WASH
• Soak wart area in warm water for about 5 minutes.
• Remove any loosened tissue by gently rubbing with a brush, wash cloth, emery
board, or pumice stone.
• Dry thoroughly.
STEP 2: BRUSH
• Using the brush applicator supplied, apply twice to entire wart surface, allowing the
first application to dry before applying the second.
• Be careful not to apply to surrounding skin.
• Leave Salicylic Acid, 27.5% Wart Remover on wart area after it dries.
Repeat Step 1 and Step 2 once or twice daily as advised by your health care provider. Clinically visible improvement will normally occur during the first or second week of therapy.
Label and Carton
salicylic acid liquid
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