Glycolic acid Pharmacology

Glycolic acid

About Glycolic acid
Hydroxy acid derivative, Keratolytic(Ani acne), Preservative.
Mechanism of Action of Glycolic acid
Glycolic acid works like an exfoliant. Through removal of dead skin cells that have been aggregated on the skins surface area. The composition of these dead cells emphasizes fine lines and pores or other skin impairments .Once applied, glycolic acid reacts with the upper layer of the epidermis, weakening the binding properties of the lipids that hold the dead skin cells together. This allows the stratum corneum to be exfoliated, exposing live skin cells.
Pharmacokinets of Glycolic acid
Onset of Action for Glycolic acid
Duration of Action for Glycolic acid
Half Life of Glycolic acid
Side Effects of Glycolic acid
Contra-indications of Glycolic acid
Special Precautions while taking Glycolic acid
Pregnancy Related Information
Old Age Related Information
Breast Feeding Related Information
Children Related Information
Indications for Glycolic acid
1.Melasma (Dark skin discoloration)
4.Stretch marks
5.Dry skin
6.Barbers rash
7.Oily skin
8.Open Pores
10.Milia (Milk spots)
11.Sun damaged skin
12.Seborrheic keratosis.
Interactions for Glycolic acid
Typical Dosage for Glycolic acid
Schedule of Glycolic acid
Storage Requirements for Glycolic acid
Effects of Missed Dosage of Glycolic acid
Effects of Overdose of Glycolic acid

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