salicylic acid

Adult
Uses
  • psoriasis
  • removal of excessive keratin in hyperkeratotic skin disorders
Contraindications,
drug interactions
or cautions
Contraindications
  • children < 2 years
Drug interactions
  • sulfonylureas, methotrexate, anticoagulants, corticosteroids
Cautions
  • for skin use only
Adverse Effects
(common and severe)
  • excessive skin erythema
  • scaling
Instructions and dose
(initial; typical)
6%; one time a day
Source of Suggestion