SLC 2% Facewash 50gm

Acne

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MRP ₹325.00
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INTRODUCTION

SLC 2% contains Salicylic acid which belongs to the group of medicines called keratolytic agent. It is used to treat and prevent acne outbreaks in patients having considerably oily skin. This medicine should be used as part of your daily cleansing routine for maximum results. Acne vulgaris is a common skin condition that occurs in teens, when hair follicles of the skin plug with oil and dead skin cells. Symptoms includes inflammation, large, reddish pus-filled pimples and formation of comedones.

Salicylic acid allows the epidermal cells to slough off and clears the clogged follicles of the skin, which reduces pimple formation. Along with the treatment, try to eat an oil-free diet and drink plenty of water. Go for mineral-based make up products as it may reduce your skin irritation. Make sure to remove your makeup before going to sleep.

Avoid touching or poking the pimples, as it may break the seal of the pore, causing the bacteria to spread into your skin causing inflammation, redness and sore spots. The most common side effects of this medicine are dryness and scaling. Contact your doctor if this bothers you. Before using this medicine, inform your doctor if you recently had chickenpox or received varicella vaccine, because salicylic acid should be avoided in such patients at least for the period of 6 weeks as a precaution. This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant or breastfeeding women. Consult your doctor before taking.

USES OF SLC 2%

  • Treats and prevents acne

HOW SLC 2% WORKS

Salicylic acid is a potent keratolytic agent, which dissolve the intercellular substance in the horny layer of skin. It also encourages the peeling of the top layer of the skin (epidermis) and opens up the clogged follicles, which reduces pimples, pustules and comedones and helps in the re-establishment of normal skin.

DIRECTIONS FOR USE

Use this medicine as directed by your physician. It is for external use only. Wet your face with water. Take 2 actuations (about 1 ml) of foam and gently massage the foam all over the wet face avoiding eyes and surrounding areas. Allow the foam to remain on the face for about 20-30 seconds. Rinse it thoroughly with water and pat dry. For better results, use it twice daily.

Avoid contact of this medicine with eyes, mouth, nose or other mucous membrane. Do not apply this medicine on wounded, damaged or cut skin. Continue to use this medicine, as long as your doctor tells you to do so, to obtain better results.

SIDE EFFECTS OF SLC 2%

COMMON

  • dermatitis
  • dryness and scaling

HOW TO MANAGE SIDE EFFECTS

Dermatitis:

Avoid hot showers because hot water can irritate the skin. Do not rub or scratch the affected area. Use sunscreen and protective clothing when outdoors. Regularly use moisturizers to soothe and hydrate the affected area. If it does not get better, speak to your doctor.

WARNING & PRECAUTIONS

PREGNANCY

SLC 2% is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless necessary. Discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.

BREASTFEEDING

SLC 2% is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless necessary. Discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.

ALLERGY

Do not take this medicine if you are allergic (hypersensitive) to salicylic acid.

OTHERS

Before using this medicine, inform your doctor if you:

  • recently had chickenpox or received varicella vaccine as a precaution

INTERACTIONS

Tell your healthcare provider if you are using any other topical medicines

SYNOPSIS

Drug :   Salicylic acid
Pharmacological Category :   Keratolytic agent
Therapeutic Indication :   Acne
Dosage Forms :   Ointment, Cream, Gel, Face wash, Lotion

MORE INFORMATION

Store below 20-25°C and keep out of reach of children.

FAQs ABOUT SLC 2%

Who should use SLC 2%?

This medicine is recommended for use in patients with considerably oily skin.

How to use [GBNKYWORD]?

Wet your face with water. Take 2 actuations (about 1 ml) of foam and gently massage the foam all over the wet face avoiding eyes and surrounding areas. Allow the foam to remain on the face for about 20-30 seconds. Rinse it thoroughly with water and pat dry. For better results, use it twice daily.

Can SLC 2% remove dark spots?

Yes. This medicine encourages the peeling of the top layer of the skin and opens up the clogged follicles, which reduces pimples, pustules and dark spots.

REFERENCES

1. KD. Tripathi. Drugs Acting on Skin and Mucous Membranes. Essentials of medical pharmacology. Seventh edition. 2013. Page – 889.

2. Dirk B. Robertson and Howard I. Maibach. Dermatologic Pharmacology. Basic and Clinical Pharmacology. 14th Edition. New York McGarw Hill Education 2018.  Page – 1082.

3. Johnson & Johnson Consumer Companies, Inc. A double-blind, placebo-controlled evaluation of a 2% salicylic acid cleanser for improvement of acne vulgaris. Journal of American Academy of Dermatology. April 2013. [Accessed 2nd December 2020] https://www.jaad.org/article/S0190-9622(12)01331-X/pdf

4. Tasleem Arif. Salicylic acid as a peeling agent: a comprehensive review. NCBI; PMC US National Library of Medicine, National Institute of Health. August 2015. [Accessed 2nd December 2020] https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4554394/

5. Ciplamed. SASLIC / SASLIC DS Facewash (Salicylic acid). Ciplamed.com [Revised on December 2013] [Accessed 2nd December 2020] https://www.ciplamed.com/content/saslic-saslic-ds-facewash

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SLC 2% Facewash 50gm

SLC 2% Facewash 50gm Mkt: Nemus Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd

M.R.P.: Rs.325.00
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