salicylic acid/flex collodion combinations liquid - topical, Freezone, Gordofilm (cont.)
HOW TO USE: Carefully read the information that comes with the product packaging.First, soak the area of skin in warm water for about 5 minutes to soften the wart. Dry thoroughly. Using the applicator provided, apply a thin coat of the medication to cover the entire wart. Be careful to apply it only to the wart and not the surrounding skin. Let dry for 5 minutes. You may cover the wart loosely with a bandage. Repeat this procedure 1 to 2 times daily for up to 12 weeks. Your doctor may direct you to use a pumice stone, callus file, or emery board to carefully remove the top dead layers of the wart after soaking and before applying the liquid.Dosage is based on your medical condition and response to treatment.Use this medication regularly to get the most benefit from it. To help you remember, use it at the same time(s) each day.Tell your doctor if your wart persists or worsens.
SIDE EFFECTS: Burning, skin redness, and peeling may occur. These effects are expected. If any of these effects worsen, tell your doctor or pharmacist promptly.If your doctor has directed you to use this medication, remember that he or she has judged that the benefit to you is greater than the risk of side effects. Many people using this medication do not have serious side effects.Tell your doctor immediately if any of these unlikely but serious side effects occur: spreading skin redness around the wart, milky/bloody discharge from the wart, formation of a deep sore (ulcer) at the treatment site.A very serious allergic reaction to this drug 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.
PRECAUTIONS: Before using salicylic acid/flexible collodion, tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are allergic to it; or to nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs-NSAIDs (e.g., aspirin, ibuprofen, naproxen); or to lactic acid; or if you have any other allergies.This medication should not be used if you have certain medical conditions. Before using this medicine, consult your doctor or pharmacist if you have: advanced diabetes with blood circulation problems, other conditions with poor blood circulation (e.g., peripheral vascular disease).Caution is advised when using this drug in the elderly because they are more likely to have blood circulation problems that may make it more difficult for the skin to heal.During pregnancy, this medication should be used only when clearly needed. Discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.It is not known whether this drug passes into breast milk. Consult your doctor before breast-feeding.
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