Aldara (imiquimod) [Aldara (Imiquimod)] of the company 3M - a highly effective preparation for treatment of infectious skin diseases - warts, genital warts (genital warts), molluscum contagiosum. The drug is also used to treat basal cell carcinoma. Aldara (imiquimod) stimulates the immune system, stimulates the production of interferon. As a result, the body itself, from the inside free from infection.
Aldara Cream (imiquimod) [Aldara (Imiquimod)] is a modifier of immune response. When applied to the skin, imiquimod increases production of antiviral and anticancer agents - interferon-alpha and tumor necrosis factor.
For several weeks the drug can get rid of the manifestations of infection on the skin - genital warts, warts, molluscum contagiosum. According to a number of clinical trials, imiquimod can achieve significant improvement in 8-10 weeks of use. In addition, the drug stimulates the regeneration of the skin and improves its appearance in actinic (senile) keratosis.
Packing form, composition and dosage:
Each pack contains 12 sachets of 250 mg of cream. One sachet contains 12.5 mg of imiquimod.
Indications for Use
Aldara (imiquimod) is used to treat human papillomavirus infections - warts, genital warts (genital or genital warts), molluscum contagiosum infection. The drug is also effective in treating actinic keratoses and basal cell carcinoma (basal cell carcinoma).
According to the results of clinical trials, 84% of patients showed complete recovery within 12 weeks. In 8% there were significant improvements.
Method of application
The cream is applied thinly on the affected skin at night (6-8 hours) three times a week - for example, on Monday, Wednesday and Friday. Cream in the morning to wash the skin with warm water and soap.
The treatment course lasts up to complete disappearance of warts or other entities, but not more than 16 weeks.