Active ingredients: imiquimod
What it is used for
? treatment of solar (actinic) keratosis on the face and scalp (see Precautions), and ,? primary treatment of confirmed superficial basal cell carcinoma where surgery is considered inappropriate, and ,? treatment of external genital and perianal warts/condyloma acuminata in adults (see Precautions).
How to take it
You should seek medical advice in relation to medicines and use only as directed by a healthcare professional.
- The way to take this medicine: Topical
- Store below 25 degrees Celsius
- Do not Freeze
- Lifetime is 24 Months.
Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.
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Do I need a prescription?
This medicine is available from a pharmacist and requires a prescription. It is Schedule 4: Prescription Only Medicine.
Is this medicine subsidised?
This medicine is subsidised which may make it cheaper. To learn more about this subsidy, visit the Phamaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) website
Pregnant or planning a pregnancy?
For the active ingredient imiquimod
You should seek advice from your doctor or pharmacist about taking this medicine. They can help you balance the risks and the benefits of this medicine during pregnancy.
For side effects, taking other medicines and more
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