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Lactic Acid / Salicylic Acid

    DAE Class; Rx

    Common Brand Names; DUOFILM


    Lactic acid affects the keratinisation process, reducing the hyperkeratosis which is characteristic of warts. At high concentrations it can cause epidermolysis, leading to the destruction of the keratotic tissue of the wart and of the causative virus. It also has antiseptic properties. Flexible collodion provides a viscous vehicle that allows accurate application of the active ingredients to the wart. It also forms a film that helps to hydrate and promote the destruction of wart tissue. Salicylic acid is keratolytic, producing desquamation by solubilising the intercellular cement in the stratum corneum resulting in the shedding of skin scales.

    It is not recommended for patients who suffer from diabetes, poor blood circulation or nerve damage to the hands and feet.

    Allergic dermatitis , rash, dryness, scaling, irritation, itching, swelling, burning sensation, redness, excessive skin growth, discolouration of the skin, blistering, pain and hypersensitivity at the site of application.

    Avoid contact with eyes, other sensitive areas and healthy skin. In case of accidental contact with the eyes or other sensitive areas, rinse well with water .

    It is not recommended to be used during or immediately after a viral illness. Do not use in children or teenagers during or after chicken pox, influenza or other viral infections.

    If you apply to healthy skin, you may experience blistering. Stop use and talk to your doctor or pharmacist.

    Pregnancy: Please discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.

    Lactation: Please discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.



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    Lactic Acid / Salicylic Acid