Indications and Usage

An external treatment for the inflammation and irritation associated with many common forms of dermatitis, including certain eczematoid conditions. These conditions include complications associated with pyodermas. Indicated also in the treatment of insect bites, burns, and fungal infections.


BENSAL HP contains 30 mg salicylic acid per gram in a base containing benzoic acid, oak bark extract (QRB-7), and polyethylene glycol 400 and 3350.

Important Safety Information

  • BENSAL HP is contraindicated for use in those patients who are hypersensitive to topical polyethylene glycols.
  • BENSAL HP is for external use only. Not to be used in eyes.
  • It is not known if BENSAL HP interacts with other topical medications applied to the treatment area. Use with other topical agents has not been studied.
  • A small percentage of patients may experience a temporary burning sensation upon application of the ointment.
  • Safety and effectiveness in pediatric patients have not been established.

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Reference: BENSAL HP [prescribing information]. Easley, SC: 7 Oaks Pharmaceutical Corp; 2010.