Xorlyx

Xorlyx Special Precautions

salicylic acid

Manufacturer:

Xorix

Distributor:

Xorix
Full Prescribing Info
Special Precautions
XORLYX 2/XORLYX 5: Avoid broken skin.
For external use only.
Avoid contact with mouth, eyes and mucous membranes.
If irritation or sensitization develops, discontinue treatment.
If large areas of skin are treated, the systemic absorption of topical Salicylic Acid will be enhanced and may lead to Salicylate toxicity.
When using salicylic acid preparations do not use any of the following preparations on the affected area, unless directed to do so by the doctor: Any other medicated topical agents, e.g. benzoyl peroxide, topical retinoids; Abrasive soaps and cleansers; Cosmetics or soaps that dry the skin or are designed to peel/exfoliate.
Salicylic acid may cause dermatitis. Extensive prolonged use of topical Salicylic Acid may enhance the systemic absorption and may lead to Salicylate toxicity.
XORLYX 10/XORLYX 20: For external use only.
This preparation is to be used on the skin only.
Avoid using on open wound or area of broken, inflamed or normal skin around wart and on large areas of skin.
Avoid contact with eyes, face, genitals and mucous membranes.
Salicylic acid is irritating and may cause dermatitis.
If irritation or sensitisation develops, consult the doctor. Seek medical advice if symptoms get serious/severe or persistent.
Do not use large amounts, apply this medication more often, or use it for a longer period than directed, if large areas of skin are treated for a longer period than directed, the systemic absorption of XORLYX will be enhanced and may lead to Salicylate toxicity.
Do not share the medication with others.
Be careful to apply it only to the affected area and not the surrounding skin.
When using XORLYX do not use any of the following preparations on the affected area, unless directed to do so by the doctor: Any other medicated topical agents, e.g. benzoyl peroxide, topical retinoids, salicylate and hydroquinone.
Abrasive soaps and cleansers.
Cosmetics/soaps that dry the skin or are designed to peel/exfoliate.
Protein bound drugs.
Alcohol containing preparation.
XORLYX 20: Do not share the medication with others as warts can be contagious through skin contact.
Use in Pregnancy & Lactation: XORLYX 2: The safety has not been established. Therefore, it should be used with caution or following professional advice.
Use in Children: Consult the doctor before using this treatment on children aged 2 to 12 years.
Use in Elderly: XORLYX should be used cautiously in elderly.
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