Salicylic Acid Lotion

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Salicylic Acid Lotion

Generic Name: Salicylic Acid Lotion 6% (sal-ih-SILL-ik AS-id)
Brand Name: Salex

Salicylic Acid Lotion is used for:

Removing excess skin in certain conditions, including calluses, psoriasis, and warts. It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.

Salicylic Acid Lotion is a topical salicylate. It works by causing the skin to swell, soften, and then slough or peel in areas where it is applied.

Do NOT use Salicylic Acid Lotion if:

  • you are allergic to any ingredient in Salicylic Acid Lotion

Contact your doctor or health care provider right away if any of these apply to you.

Before using Salicylic Acid Lotion:

Some medical conditions may interact with Salicylic Acid Lotion. Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you have any medical conditions, especially if any of the following apply to you:

  • if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant, or are breast-feeding
  • if you are taking any prescription or nonprescription medicine, herbal preparation, or dietary supplement
  • if you have allergies to medicines, foods, or other substances
  • if you have had a severe allergic reaction (eg, severe rash, hives, difficulty breathing, dizziness) to aspirin or a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) (eg, ibuprofen, naproxen, celecoxib)
  • if you have liver or kidney problems, a skin infection, skin irritation, diabetes, or poor blood circulation

Some MEDICINES MAY INTERACT with Salicylic Acid Lotion. Tell your health care provider if you are taking any other medicines, especially any of the following:

  • Anticoagulants, (eg, heparin, warfarin), aspirin, methotrexate, or sulfonylureas (eg, glipizide) because the risk of side effects may be increased by Salicylic Acid Lotion

This may not be a complete list of all interactions that may occur. Ask your health care provider if Salicylic Acid Lotion may interact with other medicines that you take. Check with your health care provider before you start, stop, or change the dose of any medicine.

How to use Salicylic Acid Lotion:

Use Salicylic Acid Lotion as directed by your doctor. Check the label on the medicine for exact dosing instructions.

  • Apply Salicylic Acid Lotion in the evening unless otherwise directed by your doctor.
  • Soak the affected area in warm water for about 5 minutes. Remove any loose skin with a brush, washcloth, or emery board.
  • Completely dry the affected area. Apply a thin film of medicine to the affected area and gently massage until the medicine is evenly distributed.
  • Wash the medicine off in the morning. If excessive drying or irritation occurs, a mild cream or lotion may be applied.
  • Unless directed otherwise by your doctor, cover the area with a small adhesive bandage or dressing. Unless your hands are being treated, be sure to wash your hands after each use.
  • Talk with your doctor if you are not able to cover the affected area (eg, if it is hard to wrap).
  • If you miss a dose of Salicylic Acid Lotion, use it as soon as possible. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular dosing schedule. Do not use 2 doses at once.

Ask your health care provider any questions you may have about how to use Salicylic Acid Lotion.

Important safety information:

  • Salicylic Acid Lotion is for external use only. Avoid getting Salicylic Acid Lotion in your eyes, nose, or mouth, or on the genitals. If contact with your eyes occurs, flush with water for 15 minutes. Do not inhale the vapors of Salicylic Acid Lotion.
  • Do not use Salicylic Acid Lotion longer or more often than recommended by your doctor or on the package label.
  • Check with your doctor before use if you have a condition that covers a large area of the body.
  • Be sure to apply Salicylic Acid Lotion only to the affected area and not to normal healthy skin.
  • Do not use Salicylic Acid Lotion on skin that is irritated, infected, or reddened.
  • Do not use Salicylic Acid Lotion on open skin wounds, moles, birthmarks, genital warts, warts on the face, or warts growing hair.
  • Do not use any other medicines or drying products on your skin unless your doctor instructs you otherwise.
  • Salicylic Acid Lotion may interfere with certain lab test results. Make sure your doctor and lab personnel know you are using Salicylic Acid Lotion.
  • Salicylic Acid Lotion is extremely flammable. Do not store or use Salicylic Acid Lotion near a fire or other open flame.
  • Salicylic Acid Lotion may be harmful if swallowed. If you may have taken Salicylic Acid Lotion by mouth, contact your local poison control center or emergency room immediately.
  • Salicylic Acid Lotion contains a salicylate, which has been linked to Reye syndrome. Do not use Salicylic Acid Lotion on children or teenagers during or after chickenpox, flu, or other viral infections without checking with your doctor or pharmacist.
  • Use of Salicylic Acid Lotion is not recommended in CHILDREN younger than 2 years of age. Safety and efficacy in this age group have not been confirmed.
  • Caution is advised when using Salicylic Acid Lotion in CHILDREN younger than 12 years of age because they may be more sensitive to its effects.
  • PREGNANCY and BREAST-FEEDING: If you become pregnant, discuss with your doctor the benefits and risks of using Salicylic Acid Lotion during pregnancy. It is unknown if Salicylic Acid Lotion is excreted in breast milk. Do not breast-feed while you are using Salicylic Acid Lotion.

Possible side effects of Salicylic Acid Lotion:

All medicines may cause side effects, but many people have no, or minor, side effects. Check with your doctor if any of these most COMMON side effects persist or become bothersome:

Dry, peeling, red, or scaling skin.

Seek medical attention right away if any of these SEVERE side effects occur:

Severe allergic reactions (rash; hives; itching; difficulty breathing; tightness in the chest; swelling of the mouth, face, lips, or tongue); severe irritation.

This is not a complete list of all side effects that may occur. If you have questions or need medical advice about side effects, contact your doctor or health care provider. You may report side effects to the FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088 (1-800-332-1088) or at

If OVERDOSE is suspected:

Contact 1-800-222-1222 (the American Association of Poison Control Centers), your local poison control center (, or emergency room immediately. Symptoms may include agitation; diarrhea; dizziness; loss of appetite; loss of hearing; mental disturbances; nausea; rapid or difficult breathing; ringing in the ears; seizures; sluggishness; vomiting; yellowing of the skin or eyes.

Proper storage of Salicylic Acid Lotion:

Store Salicylic Acid Lotion at room temperature, between 68 and 77 degrees F (20 and 25 degrees C). Store away from heat, moisture, and light. Do not freeze. Do not store in the bathroom. Keep Salicylic Acid Lotion out of the reach of children and away from pets.

General information:

  • If you have any questions about Salicylic Acid Lotion, please talk with your doctor, pharmacist, or other health care provider.
  • Salicylic Acid Lotion is to be used only by the patient for whom it is prescribed. Do not share it with other people.
  • If your symptoms do not improve or if they become worse, check with your doctor.

This information is a summary only. It does not contain all information about Salicylic Acid Lotion. If you have questions about the medicine you are taking or would like more information, check with your doctor, pharmacist, or other health care provider.

Issue Date: November 1, 2006
Database Edition
Copyright © 2006 Wolters Kluwer Health, Inc.

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