Resorcinol


Concise Prescribing Info
Indications/Uses
Acne.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Adult : Topical As 1.25% preparation w/ sulfur and chloroxylenol: Apply as directed.
Dosage Details
Topical/Cutaneous
Acne
Adult: In combination with sulfur and chloroxylenol, as 1.25%.
Special Precautions
Do not apply on broken skin or large areas of the skin for a prolonged period or in high concentrations. Caution when used in children. May discolour urine.
Adverse Reactions
Local irritation, skin sensitization. Hyperpigmentation in patients with dark skin; darkening of light-colored hair.
Potentially Fatal: Systemic effects and convulsions.
Action
Description: Resorcinol has keratolytic properties for the treatment of acne and seborrhoeic skin conditions. It is commonly used with sulfur in topical preparations.
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