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Neostrata Astringent Acne Treatment Side Effects

Generic name: salicylic acid topical

Medically reviewed by Last updated on Jun 24, 2024.

Note: This document contains side effect information about salicylic acid topical. Some dosage forms listed on this page may not apply to the brand name Neostrata Astringent Acne Treatment.

Applies to salicylic acid topical: topical bandage, topical cream, topical foam, topical gel/jelly, topical liquid, topical lotion, topical ointment, topical pad, topical patch extended release, topical shampoo, topical soap, topical solution, topical spray.

Serious side effects

Along with its needed effects, salicylic acid topical (the active ingredient contained in Neostrata Astringent Acne Treatment) may cause some unwanted effects. Although not all of these side effects may occur, if they do occur they may need medical attention.

Check with your doctor immediately if any of the following side effects occur while taking salicylic acid topical:

Less common or rare

Incidence not known

Get emergency help immediately if any of the following symptoms of overdose occur while taking salicylic acid topical:

Symptoms of overdose

Other side effects

Some side effects of salicylic acid topical may occur that usually do not need medical attention. These side effects may go away during treatment as your body adjusts to the medicine. Also, your health care professional may be able to tell you about ways to prevent or reduce some of these side effects.

Check with your health care professional if any of the following side effects continue or are bothersome or if you have any questions about them:

More common

Frequently asked questions

Further information

Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances.

Some side effects may not be reported. You may report them to the FDA.