Salactol Wart Paint 10ml

£2.46

  • Effective Treatment for Warts and Verrucas
  • Active Ingredient: Salicylic Acid
  • Noticeable Results After Just A Few Weeks of Treatment
  • Buy With Confidence From UK Registered Pharmacy

Salactol is a collodian wart paint for treating warts, verrucas, corns and calluses. It does this by to softening the hard skin growth, making it easier to remove with a pumice stone or emery board and helping to kill the virus that causes warts and verrucas.

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Product Description

What is Salactol Wart Paint

Salactol is a collodian wart paint for treating warts, verrucas, corns and calluses. It does this by to softening the hard skin growth, making it easier to remove with a pumice stone or emery board and helping to kill the virus that causes warts and verrucas.

Warts and verrucas are small excessive growths of skin caused by a type of virus. Warts often occur on the fingers, or on the back of the hands. You can recognise the common wart by the rough “cauliflower-like” appearance of the surface. Verrucas occur only on the sole of the foot. They can be painful, and often look like a small white ring of skin with a black dot in the centre. The virus is very infectious meaning that that warts and verrucas can grow and spread, particularly if left untreated. The virus can also be transferred from one person to another.

Corns and calluses are hard, thick pads of skin caused by pressure and friction. They usually occur on the feet due to poorly fitting shoes. They can also occur on the hands.

Before you use Salactol Wart Paint

Do not use this product:

  • if you are allergic (hypersensitive) to salicylic acid, lactic acid or any of the other ingredients of Salactol
  • anywhere on or near your face, armpits, breasts, bottom or genital (sex) area.
  • on birthmarks, moles, warts with hairs growing from them, or any other spots.
  • if you are diabetic or suffer from poor blood circulation to your hands or feet.

Side Effects

Like all medicines, Salactol Wart Paint can cause side effects, although not everybody gets them.

Side effects with Salactol Wart Paint may include:

  • Very rarely unacceptable discomfort or persistent irritation can occur at the treatment area. If this happens, stop using this product and tell your doctor or pharmacist.
  • While the product is working you may feel a slight tingling sensation and / or some mild tenderness at the treated area. This is usually temporary, and in rare cases may appear as a temporary blemish on the skin.
  • If you mistakenly allow the product to spread onto and remain in contact with areas of normal skin, it may cause irritation. If this happens, apply a smaller amount, taking extra care to avoid spreading the product beyond the treatment area.

How to use Salactol Wart Paint

For adults, children and the elderly:
Follow these steps once every day, usually in the evening. Carry on using the product in this way until the wart, verruca, corn or callus disappears:

A. Soak the affected area in warm water for 2 to 3 minutes.

B. Dry the area thoroughly, using your own towel if you have a wart or verruca so it will help stop the infection spreading to other people.

C. Gently rub away any loose, hard skin from the surface of the wart, verruca, corn or callus with an emery board or a piece of pumice stone:
– if you are treating a wart or verruca, do not let anyone else use the emery board or pumice stone after you as the infection may spread to them.

D. Unscrew the cap of the bottle and, using the applicator attached to the inside of the cap, carefully apply a few drops of the paint to the top of the wart, verruca, corn or callus only:
– avoid spreading onto surrounding healthy skin;
– allow each drop to dry for a few minutes before applying the next drop.

E. If the treated area is on the sole of the foot, cover it with an adhesive plaster to help prevent the virus from spreading. Elsewhere, treated areas need not be covered.

F. Always replace the cap of the bottle tightly after use.

G. Repeat steps A to F every evening, after removing any plaster from the previous day.

H. The length of treatment will vary depending on the size and resistance of the wart, verruca, corn or callus:
– some may go in a relatively short time;
– some warts and verrucas can require up to 12 weeks treatment before they disappear;
– it is important that you do not give up on the treatment until the wart, verruca, corn or callus has disappeared (unless irritation occurs);
– if the wart, verruca, corn or callus has not disappeared after twelve weeks of treatment tell your doctor or pharmacist

How to store Salactol Wart Paint

  • Keep out of the reach and sight of children.
  • Do not use Salactol after the expiry date shown on the bottle, or later than 3 months after opening the bottle for the first time. The expiry date refers to the last day of that month.
  • Do not store above 25°C.
  • Always replace the cap tightly after use.
  • Store the bottle upright to avoid spillage.
  • The product is highly flammable. Keep it away from flames or ignition sources.
  • Medicines should not be disposed of via wastewater or household waste. Ask your pharmacist how to dispose of medicines no longer required.

Salactol Wart Paint Ingredients

The active ingredients are salicylic acid (16.7% w/w) and lactic acid (16.7% w/w). The other ingredients are pyroxylin, colophony, castor oil, industrial methylated spirit and ether.

See our other skin care treatments.

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