GENERIC NAME: PODOFILOX GEL - TOPICAL (poe-DOF-il-ox)
BRAND NAME(S): Condylox
USES: This medication is used on the skin to treat external genital warts.
HOW TO USE: This medication is for topical use only. Apply it on the warts pointed out by your doctor. It is usually applied once in the morning and again in the evening for 3 days followed by a 4 day rest period. If the warts do not go away, then this cycle is repeated up to 4 times. Contact your doctor for other options if the warts do not go away after 4 weeks of treatment.To apply, use the provided applicator tip or your finger. Apply a small amount of medication to the wart to cover it. Allow the gel to dry. Wash your hands thoroughly afterwards. Be careful with this medication because it can irritate normal skin around the application site.Do not use large amounts, apply more often or use for a longer period than directed. Your condition will not clear faster, and the chance for side effects may be increased.Avoid contact with the eyes and mucous membranes. If contact occurs, immediately wash with plenty of water and contact your doctor.Read the Patient Information Leaflet available from your pharmacist. Consult your doctor or pharmacist if you have any questions.
SIDE EFFECTS: Swelling, pain, burning, itching, peeling skin, small sores, or headache may occur. If any of these effects persist or worsen, notify your doctor or pharmacist promptly.Remember that your doctor has prescribed this medication because he or she has judged that the benefit to you is greater than the risk of side effects. Many people using this medication do not have serious side effects.Tell your doctor immediately if this serious side effect occurs: bleeding.This is not a complete list of possible side effects. If you notice other effects not listed above, contact your doctor or pharmacist.In the US -Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.In Canada - Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to Health Canada at 1-866-234-2345.
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