Can you use salicylic acid when pregnant?
It is not safe to use any medications either prescribed or over the counter without approval of your healthcare provider.
My doctor approved only Tylenol for pain and Dramamine for nausea. Aspirin or aspirin-containing medicines are never acceptable in pregnancy.
Salicylic Acid is NOT aspirin. Aspirin is "acetyl salicylic acid" or ASA. Salicylic acid is commonly an ingredient in topical acne solutions, dandruff control products and wart remover. Check with your doctor before using salicylic acid during pregnancy or nursing.
My doctor reccomended using salicylic acid as a replacement for my prescription acne medication. He said that both the face/body washes and the topical treatments are perfecly safe, and so far they have worked wonderfully!
Funny, my doctor told me NOT to use salyclic acid while pregnant. Also not to use anything with benzoyl peroxide or glycolic acid. Basically for my pregnancy related acne I was told to leave it untreated until I was at least in my third trimester - and not use a topical or oral medication for it.
My doctor told me that many OB/GYNs are divided on this issue. Some say it's not harmful at all (she was in this category), others do not recommend it. The truth is, there have not been sufficient tests to determine if there is a harmful effect on babies in the womb when his/her mother uses salicylic acid topical treatment. Other prescription acne medications are definitely a no-no -- but concerning salicylic acid, follow your doctor's recommendations and be at ease about it. If you can go without a treatment, that would be best, but if you need something, talk to your doctor about it.
Aspirin derives its name from its chemical formula, acetylsalicylic acid. The compound is formed from salicylic acid, which is derived from bark from a willow tree. The process was discovered to take away the intense stomach pains associated with salicylic acid. Interesting note: The same mechanism that makes salicylic acid into acetylsalicylic acid also turns morphene into heroin.
Sodium hydroxide in a pure form is a solid, so you cannot dissolve anything in it. Normally, NaOH is used as an aqueous solution. But salicylic acid dissolves in water, so the presence of NaOH in the water is irrelevant to the solubility of salicylic acid. It is the water, not the NaOH, that dissolves the salicylic acid.
Salicylic acid cream is any type of cream or lotion that contains salicylic acid as an active ingredient. Salicylic acid is used for the treatment of skin conditions, most commonly acne, psoriasis, and warts. The percentage of salicylic acid found in the salicylic acid cream generally determines what the cream is used for. When applied to the skin, the salicylic acid will help to soften thickened skin and slough off dead skin cells; this will…
The solubility of salicylic acid in hot water is about 2.24mg of salicylic acid to 1.00 ml of water at 25 degrees C. Of course the hotter the water would mean you could dissolve more. You would need to know the temperature of the water and the solubility of the salicylic acid at a certain temperature to know.
Aspirin is made by the reaction of salicylic acid with acetic an hydride what is the theoretical yield of aspirin if 85.0 grams of salicylic acid is treated with excess acetic an hydride?
Since salicylic acid is being reacted with excess acetic anhydride, salicylic acid is the limiting reactant of the reaction. The balanced equation of the reaction of salicylic acid and acetic anhydride indicates that their is a 1:1:1:1 ratio between every reactant and product. Based on this, it can be concluded that the moles of salicylic acid, if reacted entirely, will yield an equivalent amount of moles of aspirin. To find the theoretical yield, you must…