Podocon-25

Generic Name: Podophyllin

  • What is Podocon-25?

    Podocon-25 is a topical solution (applied directly on the skin) that is used for the removal of soft genital warts (condylomata acuminata).

  • What is the most important information I should know about Podocon-25?

    Podocon-25 is for external use only. This medicine is not for use in your eyes. If the solution gets in your eyes, flush it with warm water.

    Podocon-25 can cause severe irritation. Your doctor will not use this medicine if your wart or surrounding tissue is inflamed or irritated.

  • Who should not take Podocon-25?

    Your doctor will not use Podocon-25 if you are allergic to it or any of its ingredients, or if you have diabetes, are using corticosteroids, have poor blood circulation, or are pregnant. Also, your doctor will not use Podocon-25 on bleeding warts, moles, birthmarks, or unusual warts with hair growing from them.

  • What should I tell my doctor before I take the first dose of Podocon-25?

    Tell your doctor about all prescription, over-the-counter, and herbal medications you are taking before beginning treatment with Podocon-25. Also, talk to your doctor about your complete medical history, especially if you have diabetes, poor blood circulation, bleeding warts, moles, birthmarks, or unusual warts with hair growing from them.

  • What is the usual dosage?

    The information below is based on the dosage guidelines your doctor uses. Depending on your condition and medical history, your doctor may prescribe a different regimen. Do not change the dosage or stop taking your medication without your doctor's approval.

    Adults: Your doctor will apply sparingly on the lesion, and will leave it on for 1-4 hours depending on your condition and the lesion.

  • How should I take Podocon-25?

    Your doctor will apply Podocon-25 to the lesion on your skin.

  • What should I avoid while taking Podocon-25?

    Do not miss your scheduled follow-up appointments with your doctor.

  • What are possible food and drug interactions associated with Podocon-25?

    No significant interactions have been reported with Podocon-25 at this time. However, always tell your doctor about any medicines you take, including over-the-counter medications, vitamins, and herbal supplements.

  • What are the possible side effects of Podocon-25?

    Side effects cannot be anticipated. If any develop or change in intensity, tell your doctor as soon as possible. Only your doctor can determine if it is safe for you to continue taking this drug.

    Side effects may include: coma, decrease in your blood cell counts, fever, numbness or tingling on your skin, paralytic ileus (impairment of the small intestines)

  • Can I receive Podocon-25 if I am pregnant or breastfeeding?

    Podocon-25 can harm your unborn baby if you use it during pregnancy. The effects of Podocon-25 during breastfeeding are unknown. Tell your doctor immediately if you are pregnant, plan to become pregnant, or are breastfeeding.

  • What should I do if I miss a dose of Podocon-25?

    Podocon-25 should be given under special circumstances determined by your doctor.

  • How should I store Podocon-25?

    Your doctor will store this medication for you.