Doctor insights on:
Cimetidine And Wart
I'm taking 800mg 2x/day of cimetidine for plantar warts. Is there any reason this can affect my frozen embryo transfer?
When our son was 11, he had warts on his hands. He took tagamet (cimetidine) orally and this took care of it?
Warts and tagamet (cimetidine): There are both studies and anecdotal reports of tagamet (cimetidine) helping pediatric warts. I have had intermittent success with it, but most pediatric warts respond to chemical destruction painlessly, so i rarely have a need for it. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Recommended dosage of cimetidine for 20 yr old to treat paintful plantar wart? Other OTCs not working, want to try this before more invasive measures.
800mg BID: The average dose I use in stubborn warts is 800mg twice a day for the average 150 lb person. Cimetidine usually won't work by itself for warts. The theory behind a H2 antihistamine is that chronic warts are sensitive to moisture and PH changes. Tagamet (cimetidine) will lower gastric Acid over time causing overall body PH to increase slightly. Use with a topical wart remover. Also keep feet dry. ...Read more
My deep plantar wart is gone! 6 weeks of aldara/duct tape occlusion at night + 900 mg tagamet (cimetidine) per day (3 x 300). Thank you for all your help.
My plantar wart seems to be drying up and it 's less tender. Is the wart dying? Being treated with aldara/duct tape and tagamet (cimetidine).
20 year old daughter with painful plantar wart which has been resistant to normal OTC treatments. Read that tagamet (cimetidine) may help. Any harm in trying?
I'm treating my plantar wart with aldara (imiquimod) and tagamet. It's much less tender now but hasn't diminished in size very much. Is the treatment working?
Salicylic acid: If the wart is small and not on face, i generally recommend doing the following every other day for 2 wks: soaking wart with warm water, gently thin out the wart with an emory board, apply liquid 17% salicylic acid, cover with 40% salicylic acid tape, then apply duct tape (or surgical tape) over it to occlude. The wart will soften and peel off. Some require liquid nitrogen or laser treatments. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers