Aveeno Clear Complexion Cleanser Salicylic Acid

Get an overview of AVEENO CLEAR COMPLEXION CLEANSER (salicylic acid cream), including its generic name, formulation (i.e. pill, oral solution, injection, inhaled medicine) and why it’s used. The medication in Aveeno Clear Complexion Cleanser can be sold under different names.

Refer to the “Also Known As” section to reference different products that include the same medication as Aveeno Clear Complexion Cleanser.

Drug Basics

Brand Name: Aveeno Clear Complexion Cleanser

Generic Name: SALICYLIC ACID

Drug Type: HUMAN OTC DRUG

Route: TOPICAL

Dosage Form: CREAM

Data Current As Of: 2018-10-06

Drug Facts

active ingredient

Salicylic Acid 2%

purpose

Acne treatment

use

For the treatment of acne.

warnings

For external use only.

when using this product

  • skin irritation and dryness is more likely to occur if you use another topical acne medication at the same time. If irritation occurs, only use one topical acne medication at a time.
  • avoid contact with eyes. If contact occurs, flush thoroughly with water.

Keep out of reach of children. If swallowed, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away.

directions

  • Wet face.
  • Gently massage product all over face for 20-30 seconds, avoiding eye area.
  • Rinse thoroughly and pat dry.

other information

Store at room temperature.

inactive ingredients

Water, Cetyl Alcohol, PPG-15 Stearyl Ether, Steareth-21, Polysorbate 60, Polyethylene, Microcrystalline Wax, Potassium Cetyl Phosphate, Xanthan Gum, Fragrance, Menthyl Lactate, Glycine Soja (Soybean) Seed Extract, Chromium Hydroxide Green, Ferric Ferrocyanide, Yellow 5 Lake

questions?

Call toll-free 866-AVEENO (866-426-3366) or 215-273-8755 (collect) or visit www.aveeno.com

Distributed in the US by:
JOHNSON & JOHNSON
CONSUMER PRODUCTS COMPANY

Division of Johnson & Johnson
Consumer Companies, Inc.
Skillman, NJ 08558-9418

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