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Kerasal

Kerasal Generic Name: salicylic acid and urea topical (sal ih SILL ik AH sid and you REE ah) Brand Names: Kerasal

What is Kerasal

Salicylic acid is a keratolytic (peeling agent). Salicylic acid causes shedding of the outer layer of skin. Urea is an emollient (skin softening agent). Urea helps to moisturize the skin. Salicylic acid and urea topical is used to soften rough, scaly skin and calluses on the feet.

Salicylic acid and urea topical may also be used for purposes other than those listed here.

Kerasal most important information

Do not use salicylic acid and urea topical on other areas or for purposes other than those directed on the package or by your doctor. What should I discuss with my healthcare provider before using Kerasal (salicylic acid and urea topical)? Do not use salicylic acid and urea topical on other areas or for purposes other than those directed on the package or by your doctor. It is not known whether salicylic acid and urea topical will be harmful to an unborn baby. Do not use salicylic acid and urea topical without first talking to your doctor if you are pregnant or could become pregnant during treatment. It is not known whether salicylic acid and urea topical passes into breast milk. Do not use salicylic acid and urea topical without first talking to your doctor if you are breast-feeding a baby.

Kerasal use

Use salicylic acid and urea topical exactly as directed by your healthcare provider or as directed on the package. If you do not understand these instructions, ask your pharmacist, nurse, or doctor to explain them to you. Gently clean and dry the affected area. Apply the medication to the affected area(s) as directed. It is important to use salicylic acid and urea topical regularly to get the most benefit. Do not stop using the medication if you do not see results immediately. Use the medication for the full amount of time directed. Store salicylic acid and urea topical at room temperature away from moisture and heat.

Kerasal miss a dose

Use the missed dose as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for the next dose, skip the missed dose and use only the next regularly scheduled dose. Do not apply a double dose of the medication.

Kerasal overdose

An overdose of salicylic acid and urea topical is unlikely to be harmful. If you do suspect an overdose, or if the medication has been ingested, call a poison control center or emergency room for advice.

Do not use other topical preparations on the treated area unless otherwise directed by your healthcare provider. Other topical products may interfere with treatment or cause skin irritation.

Kerasal  side effects

Serious side effects are expected to occur with the use of salicylic acid and urea topical. If you do experience any of the following rare serious side effects, stop using salicylic acid and urea topical and seek emergency medical attention or contact your doctor:

  • an rare but serious allergic reaction (shortness of breath; closing of the throat; swelling of the lips, face, or tongue; or hives); or
  • severe skin irritation.

Side effects other than those listed here may also occur. Talk to your doctor about any side effect that seems unusual or that is especially bothersome.

Do not use other topical preparations on the treated area unless otherwise directed by your healthcare provider. Other topical products may interfere with treatment or cause skin irritation.

Drugs other than those listed here may also interact with salicylic acid and urea topical. Talk to your doctor and pharmacist before taking or using any other prescription or over-the-counter medicines, including vitamins, minerals, and herbal products.

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