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Salicylic Acid: Shampoo

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SALICYCLIC ACID (SAL i SIL ik AS id) breaks down layers of thick skin. It is used to treat dandruff, psoriasis, and seborrheic dermatitis.


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Drugs Related by Class to Salicylic Acid: Shampoo
Previous Class name
Class Name : Keratolytic Agents

Related Brand Name Drugs :

Aluvea: Topical cream  |  Carmol: Shampoo  |  Carmol: Topical cream  |  Carmol: Topical gel  |  Carmol: Topical lotion  |  Cerovel: Topical cream  |  Cerovel: Topical gel  |  Cerovel: Topical lotion  |  Clear Away Liquid: Topical solution  |  Clear Away One Step: Medicated topical patch  |  Clear Away Plantar: Medicated topical patch  |  Clear Away: Medicated topical patch  |  Corn/Callus Remover: Topical solution  |  Curad Mediplast: Medicated topical patch  |  DERMASORB XM Complete: Topical cream  |  Dermarest Psoriasis Moisturizer: Topical lotion  |  Dermarest Psoriasis Skin Treatment: Topical gel  |  Dr. Scholl's Callus Removers: Medicated topical patch  |  Dr. Scholl's Extra Thick Callus Remover: Medicated topical patch  |  Dr. Scholl's One Step Callus Remover: Medicated topical patch  |  DuoFilm Wart Remover: Topical solution  |  Hydro 40: Topical foam  |  Keralac Nailstik: Topical solution  |  Keralac: Topical cream  |  Keralyt: Shampoo  |  Keralyt: Topical gel  |  Keratol: Topical cream  |  Keratol: Topical lotion  |  Nutraplus: Topical cream  |  Nutraplus: Topical lotion  |  Occlusal-HP: Topical solution  |  RE Urea 40: Topical lotion  |  RYNODERM: Topical cream  |  Rea Lo: Topical cream  |  Rea Lo: Topical lotion  |  Salactic Film: Topical solution  |  Salex: Shampoo  |  Salex: Topical cream  |  Salex: Topical lotion  |  Salisol Forte: Topical solution  |  Salisol: Topical solution  |  Salitech Forte: Topical lotion  |  Salitech: Topical lotion  |  Salvax: Topical foam  |  U-Kera: Topical cream  |  URE-K: Topical cream  |  Ultra Mide 25: Topical lotion  |  UltraSal-ER: Topical Solution, Gel Forming, Extended Release  |  Ultralytic-2: Topical cream  |  Umecta: Medicated nail lacquer  |  Umecta: Topical emulsion  |  Umecta: Topical foam  |  Uramaxin GT: Topical gel  |  Uramaxin: Topical cream  |  Uramaxin: Topical foam  |  Uramaxin: Topical lotion  |  Ureacin: Topical cream  |  Ureacin: Topical lotion  |  VIRASAL: Topical solution  |  Vanamide: Topical cream  |  Wart-Off: Topical solution  |  X-VIATE: Topical cream  |  X-VIATE: Topical lotion
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Related Generic Drugs :

Class Name : Topical Scalp Antipsoriasis and Seborrheic Dermatitis Agents, including Keratolytics

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CVS Pharmacy Patient Statistics for Salicylic Acid: Shampoo
Usage by Gender
64.3%
35.7%
Generic vs. Brand Name Usage*
*Brand contains same active ingredient but may not represent FDA-approved generic equivalent
Usage by Age
21.78%
28.31%
29.55%
20.36%
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Average Scores
Easy to Take: 3.0 / 5
Works as Intended: 3.0 / 5
Tolerable: 3.0 / 5

Horrible Do not try this Only use Salvax
This product has Sulfa in it. If you are allergic to Sulfa Drugs, you should not use this product. Salvax, the Brand Name of the product, is wonderful. The Generic Form caused my whole face to burn, swell and peel. This product is absolutely Horrible. I would not recommend it to anyone.
Helpful: 3
Unhelpful: 0
CVS Customer
October 20, 2015
From: Jasper, GA
Age: 35-44
Gender: Female
Drug Form: Topical foam
Easy to Take: Strongly Disagree
Works as Intended: Strongly Disagree
Tolerable: Strongly Disagree


This is AWESOME!!!
Not only does it work as intended, but it is a GREAT skin treatment as an astringent for adult acne. I'd give it 5 stars!!!!
Helpful: 12
Unhelpful: 4
Anonymous
June 05, 2014
From: Holiday, FL
Age: 45-54
Gender: Female
Drug Form: Topical solution
Easy to Take: Strongly Agree
Works as Intended: Strongly Agree
Tolerable: Strongly Agree