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Dermarest Psoriasis Skin Treatment

Generic name: salicylic acid topical [SAL-i-SIL-ik-AS-id-TOP-ik-al]

Brand names: Acnevir, Bensal HP, CeraVe SA, CeraVe SA Renewing, Clean, and Clear Blackhead Eraser Facial Scrub,… show all 65 brands
Classification of drugs: agents topical for acne; keratolytic agents

What is Dermarest Psoriasis Skin Treatment?

Salicylic acid causes the shedding of outer skin layers. Dermarest Dermatology (Skin Treatment) can be used to treat acne, seborrhea, or psoriasis. It also removes corns, warts, and calluses. Dermarest Psoriasis Treatment can be used in other ways not mentioned in the medication guide.

Side Effects of Dermarest Psoriasis Skin Treatment

Dermarest psoriasis treatment may cause an allergic reaction, which can be severe. The reactions can occur within minutes of applying the medication, but they may also take a full day to manifest. If you experience any of the following symptoms, stop using Dermarest Psoriasis Treatment immediately and seek emergency medical attention: itching, hives, or difficulty breathing.

Stop using Dermarest Psoriasis Treatment immediately and consult your physician if:

  • Severe headache; ringing or buzzing in the ears; hearing problems; mental problems
  • Severe stomach pain, nausea, or diarrhea.
  • A feeling of lightheadedness, as if you could pass out.
  • Shortness of breath
  • Severe burning, irritation, and/or dryness of the skin.

Some of the common side effects associated with Dermarest Psoriasis Treatment include:

  • Skin rash or minor irritation;
  • Changes in the skin color (usually bleaching)

There may be other side effects. Call your physician if experiencing adverse side effects. Report these adverse events directly by dialing the FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.


Dermarest psoriasis skin treatment can cause an allergic reaction, which is rare but severe. If you experience hives or itching, difficulty breathing or feeling lightheaded, or if your lips, face, or throat swell, stop using the medicine immediately and seek emergency medical attention.

Before you take this drug

If you have an allergy to Dermarest Psoriasis Skin Treatment, then it is not recommended that you use this product. When used by a child with influenza symptoms or chickenpox, it can lead to Reye’s syndrome. This is a fatal or serious condition.

If you suffer from:

  • Liver or kidney disease
  • Diabetes;
  • Blood circulation disorders

Consult your doctor before taking this medication if you're pregnant or nursing.

How to take Dermarest Psoriasis Skin Treatment?

Dermarest Psoriasis Treatment comes in many forms, including liquids, gels, lotions, creams, ointments, foams, soaps, shampoos, cloth pads, and patches. Follow the instructions on the packaging or those prescribed by your physician. Take it only by mouth.Topical medicines must only be applied topically. Dermarest Psoriasis Treatment may cause an allergic reaction, which is rare but can be serious. It could also lead to severe irritation of the skin. As a test dose, apply a small amount to one or two small areas of skin every day. On the fourth day, if you don't have an allergic reaction to the medication, use the full amount prescribed. Shake the medication before using it. Please follow all the instructions on the label.

Dermatological psoriasis treatment should not be used to treat conditions that have not been examined by your physician. It may take several days for your symptoms to improve. If your symptoms don't improve or worsen, call your doctor. Keep this medication in its original container, at room temperature, and away from heat or moisture. The foam canister should be kept away from flames or heat. If the canister gets too warm, it may explode. Empty aerosol cans should not be punctured or burned.

What happens if I miss the dose?

Dermarest Psoriasis Treatment can be used as needed. You can skip the missed dose if you have a regular dosing regimen. Never use more than one dose at a time.

What happens if I overdose?

If anyone accidentally swallows the medication, seek emergency medical care or contact the Poison Help Line at 1-800-222-1222.

What should be avoided?

Dermarest Psoriasis Treatment should not be used on wounds that are open or sunburned. If this medication gets into your mouth or eyes, rinse with water. The medicine is flammable. Avoid using near-open flames or high temperatures. Before using a styling tool (such as an iron or curling iron), wash your hands to remove the medication. The medicine could ignite, causing your skin to burn. Smoking is not allowed until all the gel on your skin has dried. If your doctor has not told you otherwise, avoid using any other medication on areas that you are treating with Dermarest Psoriasis Treatment.

Interaction with other drug

Tell your doctor about all the medicines you are taking, including prescription and over-the-counter medications. Inform your doctor of all the medications you are taking, including over-the-counter and prescription medicines as well as vitamins and herbs.