Does Warticon turn warts white?
Does Warticon turn warts white?
Does Warticon turn warts white? During the course of treatment, Warticon’s reaction with your warts may cause them to turn pale or even white before they peel away and leave healthy skin. This is no cause for concern.
How long does it take for Warticon to work?
You can see faster result with Warticon treatments as it takes up to 4 weeks to take full effect whereas Aldara cream takes up to16 weeks to work.
Do warts fall off with Warticon?
You only need to treat the skin while you have warts. Once the warts have gone you should stop the treatment. You can use Warticon solution for up to 2 weeks, or longer if the warts are getting smaller but are not quite gone.
Do you wash Warticon off?
Possible side effects If you experience any of the following serious side effects, stop using Warticon Cream and seek medical attention: • severe burning, stinging, pain, bleeding, itching or swelling of the treated skin. If these symptoms occur, wash Warticon Cream from your skin with soap and water immediately.
Is Aldara better than Warticon?
Warticon (podophyllotoxin) is used to treat small fleshy warts. It physically burns off the wart. The warts take around one month to disappear (sometimes longer) but do often return. Aldara (imiquimod) is a genital warts treatment cream that works best on larger warts.
How do you get rid of big warts?
For best results, soak your wart in warm water for 10 to 15 minutes first, to soften it. Then, file away the dead skin on top using a nail file or pumice stone. Make sure to stop filing if you feel any discomfort. Next, apply the salicylic acid according to your doctor’s directions, or the directions on the package.
How often should I use Warticon?
Using Warticon Cream Apply Warticon Cream twice a day, in the morning and evening (every 12 hours) for 3 days. Do not apply any cream for the next 4 days. This completes one treatment course. When you apply Warticon cream, after two or three days you may notice mild irritation of the areas treated.
Can I buy Podophyllotoxin over the counter?
One cannot just buy podofilox online or get podofilox OTC in the United States from a pharmacy as it is a medication that requires a prescription before it can be dispensed.
Who is the manufacturer of warticon cream and solution?
Warticon is a registered trademark of Stiefel Laboratories, owned by GlaxoSmithKline. The cream formulation of Warticon is manufactured by Stiefel directly from premises in Ireland, while the solution formulation is manufactured on behalf of Stiefel by Famar from a production facility in the Netherlands.
How is warticon used to treat STI’s?
For Warticon to be effective, it must be used as prescribed. It is quite likely that the warts will reappear after treatment. The active ingredient in Warticon (podophyllotoxin) belongs to a group of medicines called ‘antivirals’. It’s applied directly to the warts and works to burn away the affected tissue.
How often should I use my warticon solution?
If any warts remain 7 days after you started using the solution then repeat the treatment course (twice a day for 3 days followed by 4 days with no treatment).
Are there any side effects to using warticon?
Warticon has been known to cause localised side effects when applied. Through not particularly common, they can include: Those side effects are no cause for concern and can simply be endured while continuing treatment.