Learn about the common usage, side effects and recommended Dosage of Generic Aldara
Common usage of Generic for Aldara
Generic Aldara cream is indicated to treat skin conditions including external genital or anal warts. Generic Aldara is not used on warts inside the vagina, penis or rectum. Because Generic Imiquimod does not kill the virus (HPV virus) that causes genital or anal warts, new warts may appear during or after treatment. Generic Aldara is also effective at treating other skin conditions such as actinic keratosis and superficial basal cell cancers.
Probable Side Effects of Generic for Aldara
Like most medications, Generic Aldara can cause some temporary side effects. It is pertinent to note that Generic Aldara side effects cannot be anticipated. If they continue it is imperative that you contact your doctor immediately. The most common Side Effects of Generic Aldara are back pain, burning or itching, changes in skin color that do not always go away, diarrhea, feeling like you have the flu, headache, muscle aches, redness of the skin (very common but is usually not painful or harmful), scabbing and crusting, skin peeling, skin that becomes hard or thickened, swelling of the skin. Some of the most serious Generic Aldara side effects include open sores with or without drainage, skin infection, skin rash, unusual or severe skin reaction. This is not a complete list of all Side effects. Do concur with your doctor and follow his directions completely when you are taking Generic Aldara.
Recommended Dosage of Generic for Aldara
The following information just highlights the general average dosage of Generic Aldara
For the treatment of actinic keratoses: Once daily, two days per week. Continue upto 16 weeks. For the treatment of basal cell carcinomas: Once daily for five consecutive days per week. Continue upto 6 weeks. For the treatment of external genital/perianal warts: Once daily, three days a week for not more than 16 weeks at a time.
Any medication should be taken with the prior counsel and direction of your health care provider. It is important to discuss Generic Aldara dosage and Generic Aldara Side effects with your doctor. Certain basic lifestyle changes, moderation or abstinence in the case of alcoholic beverages and a regular exercise regimen will go a long way in improving your quality of life. This website Drug Information is to be solely used as an information resource and should never be used to replace contact with your licensed health care provider.