Salicylic Acid Pharmacology

Salicylic Acid

About Salicylic Acid
A beta hydroxy acid, Keratolytic, Topical Skin Product(Anti Acne).
Mechanism of Action of Salicylic Acid
It is a keratolytic agent. It encourages exfoliation of the skin and opening up of the plugged follicles, which helps re-establish the normal skin- cell replacement cycle. For milder acne, salicylic acid helps unclog pores to resolve and prevent lesions.
Pharmacokinets of Salicylic Acid
Onset of Action for Salicylic Acid
Duration of Action for Salicylic Acid
Half Life of Salicylic Acid
Side Effects of Salicylic Acid
1.Allergic reaction
3.Difficulty breathing
4.Swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.
Contra-indications of Salicylic Acid
1.Hypersensitivity to Salicylic acid
Special Precautions while taking Salicylic Acid
1.Avoid contact with eyes, mouth, or nose.
2.Like many other topical acne treatments, salicylic acid must be used continuously, even after acne lesions have.
Pregnancy Related Information
Old Age Related Information
Breast Feeding Related Information
Children Related Information
Indications for Salicylic Acid
1.Treats skin irritation and inflammation caused by burns, insect bites, fungal infections, and eczema.
Interactions for Salicylic Acid
Typical Dosage for Salicylic Acid
Use this medication twice daily
Schedule of Salicylic Acid
Storage Requirements for Salicylic Acid
Store in a cool dry place. Protect from heat and light. Keep out of the reach of children
Effects of Missed Dosage of Salicylic Acid
Apply the missed dose as soon as noticed and if it is the time for next dose then skip the missed dose. Continue the regular schedule. Do not double the dose.
Effects of Overdose of Salicylic Acid
Give supportive measures and symptomatic treatment.

Home Delivery for Salicylic Acid in Your City

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However, we do publish a comprehensive directory of Pharmacies, Chemists and Druggists in cities all over India. You can use this directory to find the medicine stores in your city (or area) that provide home delivery services for salicylic acid and other medicines and health products. Home delivery services for salicylic acid may be free or they may cost you depending on the pharmacy and the minimum order requirements. It would be best to get this clarified while placing the order.

Please be aware that you should take salicylic acid only if a doctor has recommended or prescribed it. Some or all pharmacies who provide a home delivery service for medicines might insist on a prescription for salicylic acid before they complete the sale. You can get this information while placing the order for salicylic acid with the pharmacy.

Salicylic Acid is a generic medicine name and there are several brands available for it. Some of the brands for salicylic acid might be better known than salicylic acid itself. If the pharmacy that's willing to deliver medicines to your home doesn't have salicylic acid in stock, you can ask for one of the branded alternatives for salicylic acid.