Scholl Corn and Callus Removal liquid

 
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Overview

Information specific to: Scholl Corn and Callus Removal liquid.

About Scholl Corn and Callus Removal liquid and how it works

This medicine is used to treat warts, verrucas and hardened skin such as corns and calluses. It contains two main ingredients: salicylic acid and camphor. Salicylic acid helps to break down hardened skin and also removes excess skin cells. Camphor has a cooling and pain relieving effect.

This medicine is available as a liquid which is applied directly to the affected area. Wash and thoroughly dry the affected areas before you apply this medicine.

This medicine must not be used on moles or birthmarks. Do not let this medicine come into contact with normal skin. If it does, then wash the area with plenty of water.

Speak to your doctor if your symptoms do not improve after 12 weeks or if they get worse during treatment with this medicine.

Before using Scholl Corn and Callus Removal liquid

This medicine may not be suitable for everyone and some people must never use it. Check the leaflet that comes with your medicine to make sure that the medicine is suitable before using it.

Always get advice from a healthcare professional before using this medicine if:

  • you are allergic or sensitive to or have had a reaction to any of the ingredients in the medicine
  • this medicine is for a child under 12 years of age
  • you have diabetes
  • you have circulation problems
  • you have broken or inflamed skin around the area that needs to be treated
  • the warts which need treatment are hairy, on the face, or in the area around the anus or genitals

Medicines interactions

If you are taking more than one medicine they may interact with each other. This medicine is unlikely to have any important interactions. But speak to your pharmacist or doctor if you get any unusual symptoms while having this medicine with other medicines.

Possible side effects of Scholl Corn and Callus Removal liquid

Most medicines can cause some side-effects but not everyone having the same medicine will get the same side-effects.

The following side-effects have been associated with people using this medicine:

  • skin irritation or dermatitis - stop using this medicine if you experience excessive discomfort while using it

Pregnancy and breast-feeding

If you are trying to become pregnant, are pregnant, or are breast-feeding, you should seek medical advice before using this medicine.

Other important information

Make sure that you read the leaflet that comes with your medicine to check how much you should apply and if there is anything that you need to do if you apply more than the recommended amount. If you are in any doubt about whether this medicine is suitable for you, speak to your doctor or pharmacist.

This medicine is for external use only.

Keep all medicines out of the sight and reach of children.

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