Is Mediplast over the counter?
Mediplast is a brand-name over-the-counter adhesive patch that steadily releases salicylic acid used to reduce warts, corns, and calluses.
How do I apply curad Mediplast?
Peel off the protective covering and place the patch/bandage over the area. Leave in place according to package directions. Remove and place a new patch/bandage as directed (usually every 8 to 48 hours depending on brand). Repeat this procedure for up to 2 weeks for corns and calluses and 12 weeks for warts.
When should I stop using Mediplast?
Mediplast can cause a rare but serious allergic reaction or severe skin irritation. Stop using Mediplast and get emergency medical help if you have: hives, itching; difficult breathing, feeling light-headed; or swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.
How do you use salicylic acid Mediplast for warts?
Cut pad to fit corn, callus or wart. Apply medicated pad to area. Remove medicated pad after 48 hours. Repeat procedure every 48 hours for up to 14 days for corn/callus removal and up to 12 weeks for warts, until the problem has cleared.
Does Mediplast work for warts?
Mediplast is an over the counter treatment for warts. It contains 40% salicylic acid in a sticky plaster that can be applied directly to the wart. Although it treats the wart slowly, it is often very effective if used consistently.
What is Mediplast used for?
This medication is used on the skin to treat common skin and foot (plantar) warts. Salicylic acid helps cause the wart to gradually peel off. This medication is also used to help remove corns and calluses.
How long do you leave on a wart removal band aid?
Remove and place a new patch/bandage as directed (usually every 8 to 48 hours depending on brand). Repeat this procedure for up to 2 weeks for corns and calluses and 12 weeks for warts.
How long do I leave salicylic acid on wart?
- Depending on the product, either: Apply plaster and repeat every 48 hours as needed, or. Apply plaster at bedtime, leave in place for at least 8 hours, remove plaster in the morning, and repeat every 24 hours as needed.
- Repeat for up to 12 weeks as needed, or as directed by your doctor, until wart is removed.
How long does it take to remove a wart with salicylic acid?
To treat a wart, soak it for 10 to 15 minutes (you can do this in the shower or bath), file away the dead warty skin with an emery board or pumice stone, and apply the salicylic acid. Do this once or twice a day for 12 weeks.