Duofilm - Salicylic acid is a keratolytic (peeling agent). Salicylic acid causes shedding of the outer layer of skin.
Salicylic acid topical is used in the treatment of acne, dandruff, corns, and warts.
Salicylic acid topical may also be used for purposes other than those listed here.
Treatment of common, plantar and mosaic warts, corns and calluses.
Treatment and removal of plantar and common warts.
For topical treatment of plantar and mosaic warts, corns and calluses.
Indications: benign epithelial tumours, hyperkeratosis
Salicylic acid is used to treat many skin disorders, such as acne, dandruff, psoriasis, seborrheic dermatitis of the skin and scalp, calluses, corns, common warts, and plantar warts, depending on the dosage form and strength of the preparation.
Salicylic acid is probably best known for its use in anti-acne treatments. The salts and esters of salicylic acid are known as salicylates.
This colorless crystalline organic acid is widely used in organic synthesis and functions as a plant hormone. It is derived from the metabolism of salicin.
In addition to being a compound that is chemically similar to but not identical to the active component of aspirin (acetylsalicylic acid).
Solution: Treatment of warts, corns and calluses. Gel: Treatment and removal of plantar and common warts.
Indications: Irritable bowel syndrome.
Diarrhoea in young children.
Non specific vaginitis/leucorrhoea.
Salicylic acid, a keratolytic drug, is prescribed for the treatment of warts, acne, corns and dandruff. The topical drug can cause shedding of the outer layer of the skin.