Generic: podofilox topical
A topical agent - The topical solution should only be used to treat genital warts located on the outside skin of the genitals (i
What is this medicine?PODOFILOX (po do FIL ox) is a medication used to remove genital warts. The topical solution should only be used to treat genital warts located on the outside skin of the genitals (i.e., penis or vagina). The solution should not be used to treat warts near the rectal area.
This medicine may be used for other purposes; ask your health care provider or pharmacist if you have questions.
What should I tell my health care provider before I take this medicine?They need to know if you have any of these conditions:
How should I use this medicine?This medicine is for external use only on the skin. Do not take by mouth. The solution may be used on the outside (external) areas of the skin around the vagina or penis to remove warts. The solution should not be used in the area between the rectum and the genitals. The solution should only be used on the outside skin. It should not be used to treat warts that are inside the rectum, vagina, or penis. Do not use this medicine more often or for longer than directed. Do not use a larger dose than directed by your health care professional.
Wash hands before and after use. Read package directions carefully before using. Apply the medication to the specific wart as instructed by your physician. Apply the solution using the applicator provided or a cotton- tipped applicator. Applicators should not be re- used. Additionally, used applicators should not be dipped into the bottle to prevent contamination. After application, you should make sure that the medication is dry before normal, untreated skin comes into contact with the treated skin. This medicine can cause severe irritation of normal skin. If contact with normal skin occurs, immediately flush the area thoroughly with water.
Talk to your pediatrician regarding the use of this medicine in children. Special care may be needed.
Overdosage: If you think you have taken too much of this medicine contact a poison control center or emergency room at once.
NOTE: This medicine is only for you. Do not share this medicine with others.