What should I know about Pernox Abradant Scrub Cleanser before using it?

Pernox Scrub Cleanser (salicylic acid-sulfur) is for external use only and should not be applied to healthy skin, the eyes, nose, mouth or genitals. If Pernox Scrub Cleanser is ingested, contact a poison control center or seek medical attention immediately. If Pernox Scrub Cleanser comes in contact with the eyes, flush with water for 15 minutes. Pernox Scrub Cleanser should not be used on open wounds, warts, moles, birthmarks or skin that is infected or irritated. Do not use Pernox Scrub Cleanser with a topical skin product containing mercury. The combination may irritate the skin, turn it black or produce an odor. People with certain medical conditions including liver or kidney disorders; skin conditions such as eczema; diabetes; and abnormal blood circulation, should discuss Pernox Scrub Cleanser with their doctor. People who are allergic to nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medications or aspirin should use Pernox Scrub Cleanser with caution. Pernox Scrub Cleanser contains salicylic acid, which has been associated with Reye's syndrome, a potentially deadly condition for teenagers and children. Young people with chicken pox, the flu or other viral infections should not use Pernox Scrub Cleanser without first checking with their doctor. Pernox Scrub Cleanser is extremely flammable and should not be stored or used near an open flame. Pernox Scrub Cleanser can affect the results of some lab tests. Let your doctor know if you are using Pernox Scrub Cleanser prior to medical tests. Children may be more sensitive to the effects of Pernox Scrub Cleanser and those under two years of age should use it with extreme caution. Pregnant or breastfeeding women should discuss with their doctor the risks and benefits of using Pernox Scrub Cleanser. Overuse of Pernox Scrub Cleanser can make skin conditions worse.

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