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Will Aldara Generic Work For G Warts
Aldara (imiquimod): Aldara (imiquimod) is an immune modulator used for the treatment of condylomata accuminata ( genital warts). It can cause pain, burning, irritation. It is also being used to treat some forms of vulva dysplasias as these are hpv related. Dermatologists are also using this for some skin cancers. ...Read more
Topical isotretinoin showing results on genital warts. No skin irritation. How long to continue using? Also pl. Recommend an ideal application regimen
Aldara (imiquimod): Aldara, imiquimod, is a topical skin medication that gets your skin cells to produce interferon, a natural substance that is involved in producing immunity toward certain diseases. It is used to kill cells infected with wart, or human papilllomal virus, and it is used to treat certain kinds of skin cancers and precancers. It works slowly and often produces an inflammation with redness and pain. ...Read more
Receive prescription for cefexime but don't have insurance and it's expensive. Can I get prescription for generic or metronizole?
You need to call: or go back to who wrote this prescription. Cefixime is a drug that would normally be dispensed as a generic unless your provider indicated he/she wanted you to have the trade name drug. In most circumstances, the prescriber would easily change this to a generic or even write you a different prescription for an alternate drug, suitable for your circumstance, that is less expensive. Best way to go! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No.: The generic is as good. Have not written an rx for the non-generic in years. ...Read more
5-7 days: I would expect improvement in irritation symptoms in a day or two and complete healing in 5-7 days. ...Read more
Is it safe for individuals with multiple sclerosis to use aldara (imiquimod) cream to treat genital warts?
No problem: Am unaware of any adverse reaction in ms pts, and there are no known interactions with the disease modifying treatments. ...Read more
Yes: Aldara (imiquimod) is a very effective and safe treatment for aks. It can be used to treat a large surface area or a single lesion. Treatment period is usually 8-12 weeks. Recommend staying out of the sun during the treatment period because it makes you more sensitive to the sun and sunburn easier. Side-effects are redness and peeling which can be exacerbated by sun exposure. ...Read more
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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
Under supervision: If treated by trained physician it is pretty safe. ...Read more