Drug: Imiquimod

Side effects of imiquimod are:
  • application site reactions,
  • upper respiratory tract infections,
  • sinus infection,
  • headache,
  • diarrhea,
  • erosion,
  • edema,
  • itching,
  • flaking, and
  • redness.

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Yes

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Cream: 2.5%, 3.75%, and 5%

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Store imiquimod cream between temperatures of 4 C to 25 C (39 F - 77 F).

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Adults and children of ages 12 and older: Actinic keratosis: Apply Aldara to specific treatment area two times a week for 16 weeks.   Superficial basal cell carcinoma: Apply to specific treatment area five times a week for 6 weeks. External genital warts: Apply Aldara three times a week until clearance of warts or for a maximum of 16 weeks. Safe and effective use of imiquimod is not established for children under the age of 12.

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There are no adequate studies done on imiquimod to determine safe and effective use in pregnant women.

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It is not known whether imiquimod enters breast milk. It is best to be cautious before using it in nursing mothers. REFERENCE: FDA Prescribing Information

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