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What is Verrutol (Salicylic Acid/Fluorouracil) used for?
Verrutol (Salicylic Acid/Fluorouracil) is a topical peeling agent used to remove warts, verrucas, or corns on the feet. The solution operates by softening and exfoliating the outer layers of skin at the area of application until the unwanted blemish is gone. Your physician may also prescribe this medication for the treatment of other unlisted conditions.
How should I use Verrutol (Salicylic Acid/Fluorouracil)?
Strictly follow the instructions of your physician and those included with the packaging while using Verrutol (Salicylic Acid/Fluorouracil) to get the most effective results from treatment. The solution is normally applied once or twice daily, but your particular regiment will depend on your health condition and the severity of your symptoms. It is recommended to soak and dry the area of skin being treated before each application to soften the skin and remove any dirt. Use the included applicator to apply a thin layer of solution to the corn or wart then leave it uncovered to allow it to be absorbed into the skin. Thoroughly wash your hands after each use to prevent the solution from contacting any areas not being treated or the mucous membranes as this may cause unexpected health problems.
What are the side effects of Verrutol (Salicylic Acid/Fluorouracil)?
Verrutol (Salicylic Acid/Fluorouracil) may cause side effects in some patients such as:
Serious side effects that may require emergency medical attention include trouble breathing, severe irritation or dryness of the skin, faintness, stomach pain, diarrhea, vomiting, severe headache, or tinnitus (ringing in the ears). Contact your physician immediately if you experience any intense or worrying symptoms to make sure any necessary alterations are made to your application frequency to prevent further complications from occurring.
Never apply Verrutol (Salicylic Acid/Fluorouracil) to skin that is broken or severely damaged. It is also important to not apply the medication to genital warts, moles, birthmarks, or to begin using the medication if you have diabetes or circulation disorders as these conditions may cause unexpected health complications requiring special adjustments to your regiment.
Strictly follow all instructions provided to you by your physician or pharmacist while using Verrutol (Salicylic Acid/Fluorouracil). Optimum and safe dosage can differ based on the patient and the condition being treated.
As this medication may be unsafe for certain patients, it is essential you always inform your physician if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, as well as if you have any allergies, other illnesses, or ongoing health conditions, and if you are taking any other form of medication, supplements, or herbal products.
Immediately seek emergency medical care if you have an allergic or hypersensitive reaction. Common signs of a reaction include hives, swelling, skin rashes, chest pains, as well as trouble breathing or swallowing.