salicylic acid

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Synonyms for salicylic acid

a white crystalline substance with a bitter aftertaste

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These prodrugs are metabolised like salicin to the active drug salicyclic acid.
Witha green tip to tone down redness and a beige tip to cover blemishes it also incorporates salicyclic acid to combat the infection.
Both these contain salicyclic acid - aspirin's main ingredient.