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Acnevir (Alva-Amco Pharmacal Companies, Inc.)

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SOAP 185 g in 1 BOTTLE, PUMP (52389-606-06) Label Information

Complete Acnevir Information

  • Active ingredient

    Salicylic acid, 2%..................................Acne treatment wash

  • Uses

    For the treatment of acne.  Helps clear acne blemishes, blackheads and whiteheads.  Helps prevent new acne blemishes, blackheads and whiteheads from forming.

  • Warnings

    For external use only.

  • When using this product

    • Avoid contact with the eyes.  If contact occurs, rinse eyes thoroughly with water.
    • using other topical acne medications at the same time or immediately following use of this product may increase dryness or irritation of the skin.  If this occurs, only one medication should be used unless directed by a doctor.


    Keep out of reach of children.  If swallowed, get medical help or contact a poison control enter right away.

  • Directions

    • Read all package directions and warnings before using.
    • Use only as directed.
    • Wash the affected area with this product and warm water one to three times daily.
    • Because excessive drying of the skin may occur, start with one application daily, then gradually increase to two or three times daily if needed or directed by a doctor.
    • If bothersome dryness or peeling occurs, reduce use to once a day or every other day.
    • Intended for use by normally healthy adults only.
    • Persons under 18 years of age or those with highly sensitive or allergic skin should use only as directed by a doctor.

  • Other information

    Serious side effects associated with the use of this product may be reported to the phone number provided below.

  • Inactive ingredients

    Lauramidopropyl betaine, panthenol (Provitamin B5), phospholipid EFA, purified water, sodium chloride, sodium C14 - 16 olefin sulfonates.


    Questions? 1-800-792-2582

    salicylic acid soap
    Product Information
    Product Type HUMAN OTC DRUG Item Code (Source) NDC:52389-606
    Route of Administration TOPICAL
    Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
    Ingredient Name Basis of Strength Strength
    Salicylic acid (UNII: O414PZ4LPZ) (Salicylic acid - UNII:O414PZ4LPZ) Salicylic acid 2 g  in 100 g
    Inactive Ingredients
    Ingredient Name Strength
    Panthenol (UNII: WV9CM0O67Z)  
    lecithin, soybean (UNII: 1DI56QDM62)  
    Water (UNII: 059QF0KO0R)  
    Sodium chloride (UNII: 451W47IQ8X)  
    Lauramidopropyl betaine (UNII: 23D6XVI233)  
    # Item Code Package Description Marketing Start Date Marketing End Date
    1 NDC:52389-606-06 185 g in 1 BOTTLE, PUMP
    Marketing Information
    Marketing Category Application Number or Monograph Citation Marketing Start Date Marketing End Date
    OTC monograph final part333D 12/01/2009
    Labeler - Alva-Amco Pharmacal Companies, Inc. (042074856)