Duoderm Solution (Salicylic Acid)
What is Duoderm Solution (Salicylic Acid) used for?
Duoderm Solution (Salicylic Acid) is a type of keratolytic, which causes the outer layer of skin to shed. It is applied to the skin to treat warts, veruccas, corns, acne, dandruff and other conditions.
How should I use Duoderm Solution (Salicylic Acid)?
Duoderm Solution (Salicylic Acid) should only be applied to the area of the skin requiring treatment. This solution should be applied exactly as directed by your physician. The frequency at which it should be applied as well as the length of time for which treatment is required varies for each patient, depending on the condition being treated. Some patients may be told to use it several times per day, whereas others may be told to use it less frequently, possibly several times per week. Your physician will advise you how often to apply it. Do not apply this solution to large areas of the skin unless told to do so by your physician.
What are the side effects of Duoderm Solution (Salicylic Acid)?
Duoderm Solution (Salicylic Acid) may cause some side effects, which can affect the skin, such as:
You should consult your physician if you experience side effects while using this solution to treat your condition.
Strictly follow all instructions provided to you by your physician or pharmacist while using Duoderm Solution (Salicylic Acid). Optimum and safe dosage can differ based on the patient and the condition being treated.
As this medication may be unsafe for certain patients, it is essential you always inform your physician if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, as well as if you have any allergies, other illnesses, or ongoing health conditions, and if you are taking any other form of medication, supplements, or herbal products.
Immediately seek emergency medical care if you have any allergic or hypersensitive reaction. Common signs of a reaction include hives, swelling, skin rashes, chest pains, as well as trouble breathing or swallowing.