How long should aldara (imiquimod) take to remove warts?

Not known. Like most other wart creams there is no definative answer to how many applications will get rid of the wart.

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Does aldara (imiquimod) take a long time to work on warts?

Yes. 3-6 months usually. If they are on the bottom of the foot, they need to be debrided about every 2 weeks in order to expedite effectiveness. Read more...

Imiquimod has completely cleared all gen. Warts after 12 apps. No side effects excpt the usual cell necrosis. How much longer should I continue using?

You're done. I generally recommend continuing Imiquimod until all of the warts are healed, (up to a maximum of 16 weeks), so if the warts are gone, you can stop. If any return, or any new ones develop, repeat the treatment. Read more...

Is Aldara (imiquimod) for warts considerded a safe treatment? What side effects should I be aware of? Are there any medicines I should not take with it?

Works well. Even though it may cause some transient irritation or inflammation as the result of an activated immune response. Read more...
Yes. Hi! Aldara is considered safe (risks outweighed by benefits for many patients), though not for people w/ autoimmune or immunesuppression. Common side effects incl: local redness/itching, ulcers & swelling. There are many less-common effects ( http://reference.medscape.com/drug/aldara-zyclara-imiquimod-343508#4 ) Avoid sex while cream is on skin. Avoid/minimize sunlight. Read more...

Is aldara (imiquimod) a dangerous medicine? I'm going to take it against genital warts. Can this medicine cause any dangerous side effects? Deadly?

Safe Medication. Aldara (imiquimod) does not have any black box warnings or major complications associated with it. As it is a skin based treatment, most of its side effects (and expected effects) are skin irritation. Since it is an immune therapy, you should expect the warts to become inflamed as your body attacks them. There have not been any reports of death from topical application of aldara (imiquimod). Read more...
Rare side effects. Common side effects are pain and irritation at the site of application. I have seen a rare flu-like reaction in which the patient can start to feel malaise, fatigue, and muscle soreness from using the medication. This is rare. Read more...
Good choice. It is not pleasant, but it's safe and effective. Your physician should be commended for making a good choice. Read more...

Will aldara (imiquimod) generic work for g warts?

Probably. Warts dont always respond to name brand, but its worth trying. You can always try name brand or other method if not successful. Also good to request Lidocaine gel to calm down any overtreatment. Read more...