Salicylic acid is a Medicine belongs to keratolytic agent group whose information about Brand can be referenced from   Book : Martindale    Page : 1754   Edition : 37,

  ►   Brandname : Acnisal,Carnation,Clearasil Double Action Pads,Compound W,Clearasil Clearstick,Dr Scholl’s Callus Removers,Dr Scholl’s Clear Away,Dr Scholl’s Corn Removers

  ►  Strength : Ointment with 2  %, Ointment with 6  %,

Reference of this Medicine for its Strength can be taken from   Book : Martindale    Page : 1754   Edition : 37,
A Route of administration in pharmacology and toxicology is the path by which a drug, fluid, poison, or other substance is taken into the body. Routes of administration are generally classified by the location at which the substance is applied. Common examples include oral and intravenous administration.

  ►  Route of administration : Topical,
Reference :-   Book : Martindale    Page : 1754   Edition : 37,

Dosing of Medicine differ in Adult & Pediatrics ↓


Adult Dose

S.No Ailment   Route   Dose Min   Dose Max   Unit   Dosage Form   Frequency   Additional Info
1 Plantar warts Topical 60 %
2 Corns Topical 60 %
3 Calluses Topical 60 %

Ref :-  Book : Martindale    Page : 1719   Edition : 38,




Pediatric Dose

S.No Ailment   Age Min   Age Max   Weight ( Kg ) Route   Dose Min   Dose Max   Unit   Dosage Form   Frequency  Additional Info  

Ref :- Book :
►  Side Effect : Mild irritant, dermatitis, skin ulceration or erosion,
Ref :-   Book : Martindale    Page : 1719   Edition : 38,

►  Drug Interaction : Drug interaction of Salicylic acid is with NA

  ►    Mechanism of Drug Drug Interaction :  nf,
Ref :-   Book :    Page :    Edition : ,


►  Contraindication : impaired peripheral circulation, peripheral neuropathy,
Ref :-   Book : Martindale    Page : 1757   Edition : 37,
  ►  Mechanism of Action :   The drug may solubilize cell surface proteins that keep the stratum corneum intact, thereby resulting in desquamation of keratotic debris. Salicylic acid is keratolytic in concentrations of 3–6%. ,
Ref :-   Book : Basic & Clinical pharmacology    Page : 1074   Edition : 12,

Pathway of Dietry Product


​   ► Act.Comp / Nutrient / Food / Herb as follows :- NA


Dietry Substance Interactions


​   ► This Medicine interact with :- FOLIC ACID with Decrease in Nutrient Level, POTASSIUM with Decrease in Nutrient Level, VITAMIN C with Decrease in Nutrient Level,

  ►  Reference :-
  • Gaby, A. (2006). A–Z Guide to Drug-Herb-Vitamin Interactions. 2nd ed. New York: Three Rivers Press
  • Gaby, A. (2006). A–Z Guide to Drug-Herb-Vitamin Interactions. 2nd ed. New York: Three Rivers Press
  • Gaby, A. (2006). A–Z Guide to Drug-Herb-Vitamin Interactions. 2nd ed. New York: Three Rivers Press

  •   ►  URL -- http://www.lifestyle-clinic.net/wp-content/uploads/2013/07/A-Z_Guide.pdf,


    ContraIndication Dietry Substance


    ​   ► This Medicine contraindicate with :- WILLOW BARK with Willow bark contains salicin taking aspirin at the same time as aspirin at the same time as other salicylate drugs can result in adverse effects , such as ringing in the ears , dizziness , headache , confusion , and diarrhea .,

      ►  Reference :-
  • Gaby, A. (2006). A–Z Guide to Drug-Herb-Vitamin Interactions. 2nd ed. New York: Three Rivers Press

  •   ►  URL -- http://www.lifestyle-clinic.net/wp-content/uploads/2013/07/A-Z_Guide.pdf,

    ►   Route of Elimination :   NA


    ►    Plasma Half-life :   Min value :-   NA    Max value :-   NA


    ►    Peak Plasma Concentration :   Min value :-   NA    Max value :-   NA