Dosage & Administration: After cleansing skin, blot dry with a clean towel. Smooth pad over areas to be treated before application of any other products. Apply less often if skin becomes dry or irritated at the beginning of treatment. Gradually begin to apply more often once the skin adjusts to the medication. Preferably 1-2 times daily or as directed. Acne may worsen during the first few days of treatment as the skin adjusts to the medication. Do not use on skin that is broken, irritated or infected. Store at room temperature.
Contains: 2% Salicylic acid.
Precautions: Ask a Doctor or Pharmacist before use if you are using other topical acne medications at the same time or immediately following use of this product. It may increase dryness or irritation of the skin. If this occurs, only one medication should be used unless directed by a Physician. If swallowed, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center immediately. For external use only. Keep away from eyes and mucosa. If contact occurs, rinse thoroughly with water for 15 minutes. Keep out of reach of children.
Flammable: Keep away from heat or flame.
*Extreme Details: Really, this is the nitty gritty for nerds. Mechanism of action of Salicylic acid at the cellular level. Salicylic acid is a Beta-hydroxy acid with a mild keratolytic effect. It exfoliates the follicular epithelium at the stratum corneum thereby inhibiting comedogenesis.