Verrutol (Salicylic Acid/Fluoiouracil)
What is Verrutol (Salicylic Acid/Fluoiouracil) used for?
Verrutol (Salicylic Acid/Fluoiouracil) is a type of topical peeling agent (keratolytic). It works by causing the outer layer of skin to shed. This treatment is used for treating warts located on the hands and feet, as well as verrucas and corns on the feet. It may also be used to treat other conditions.
How should I use Verrutol (Salicylic Acid/Fluoiouracil)?
Verrutol (Salicylic Acid/Fluoiouracil) is a topical treatment which should be applied directly to the affected area. You should follow the instructions provided to you by your physician. The dosage and length of time for which treatment is required varies for each patient. You may be told to apply it 2 to 4 times per day, however care should be taken to ensure that you only apply it to the area affected, and not the surrounding skin.
What are the side effects of Verrutol (Salicylic Acid/Fluoiouracil)?
Verrutol (Salicylic Acid/Fluoiouracil) may cause skin irritation or stinging at the application site. If this persists, or worsens, or if you notice any other more serious side effects, you should consult your physician.:
Strictly follow all instructions provided to you by your physician or pharmacist while using Verrutol (Salicylic Acid/Fluoiouracil). 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.