Whitfield Ointment




Contain salicylic acid 3 gm, Benzoic acid  6 gm, in an ointment base.



-Salicylic acid is Keratolytic; and used in treatment of hyperkeratosis and scaling skin such as dandruff, dermatitis, psoriasis and acne.  

-High concentration of salicylic acid can be used in conjunction with other agents such as benzoic acid for treatment of taenia (fungicidal).



Compounds containing salicylates should not be used for long time and should be used with care to patients with peripheral circulation disorder  and diabetics.



Collapsible tube containing 20 gm.






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