salicylic acid/flex collodion combinations liquid - topical, Freezone, Gordofilm (cont.)
HOW TO USE: Use this product on the skin as directed by your doctor. If you are self-treating, follow all directions on the product package. If you are uncertain about any of the information, ask your doctor or pharmacist.First wash the affected area. You may soak it in warm water for about 5 minutes to soften it. Dry thoroughly. Your doctor may direct you to use a rough towel, pumice stone, callus file, or emery board to gently remove the top dead layers of thickened skin after soaking and before applying the liquid. Do not use sharp objects. Removing the dead skin helps the medication to work better. Do not try to rub the wart, corn, or callus off.Using the applicator provided, apply a thin coat of the medication (one drop at a time) to cover the entire wart, corn, or callus. To minimize irritation, be careful not to get the liquid on surrounding skin. Let dry. Repeat this procedure 1 to 2 times daily as needed until the wart, corn, or callus is removed. For warts, you may use this product for up to 12 weeks. For corns and calluses, you may use it for up to 2 weeks. Wash hands after use.Do not use this product on skin that is irritated, red, or infected. Avoid contact with the eyes and face. If this product gets on these areas or on healthy surrounding skin, wash it off immediately. Flush the eyes with water for 15 minutes. If irritation persists, contact your doctor immediately.Do not apply a large amount of this medication or apply it to a large area. Do not use it more often or for longer than directed. Your condition will not improve any faster, and your risk of side effects will increase.Avoid inhaling the fumes from this product.If your condition persists or worsens, or if you think you may have a serious medical problem, stop using this product and seek immediate medical attention.
SIDE EFFECTS: Mild skin burning, redness, and peeling of the treated area may occur as expected. However, if any of these effects persist or worsen, tell your doctor or pharmacist promptly.If your doctor has directed you to use this product, remember that he or she has judged that the benefit to you is greater than the risk of side effects. Many people using this product do not have serious side effects.Tell your doctor immediately if any of these unlikely but serious side effects occur: unusual changes in the treated area (such as discharge or bleeding, formation of a deep sore/ulcer).A very serious allergic reaction to this product is rare. However, seek immediate medical attention if you notice any symptoms of a serious allergic reaction, including: rash, itching/swelling (especially of the face/tongue/throat), severe dizziness, trouble breathing.This is not a complete list of possible side effects. If you notice other effects not listed above, contact your doctor or pharmacist.In the US -Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.In Canada - Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to Health Canada at 1-866-234-2345.
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 4/16/2014
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