It is actually the first gel, which received FDA approval, and is currently used for treating genital wart. The lively ingredient of the drug goes straight to the problematic area and starts acting on the genital wart instantly.
Solution 0.5% or 0.5% Condylox Gel is utilized for treating anogenital wart, which includes perianal and external genital wart.
How to Take Drug
You should use this gel under the proper guidance of your doctor. It should be applied two times in a day for the first 3 days and follow it up by not using it for the next four days. According to physicians, there are standards of using Condylox. Below 10 cm of the wart tissue should be covered on a given day by 0.5 ml of the gel.
Such a mode of treatment should be repeated continuously for a 4 weeks period.
You should always have proper consultation with your doctor, if you are having allergies with topical medications. It also helps when you are going through other treatments simultaneously. In such cases, doctor either opts for another drug or adjusts its dosage.
Again, the gel falls in Category C of FDA pregnancy. This category indicates that the harmful effects of the gel on the baby are unknown. It is advisable that you should have proper consultation, if you are expecting or having a baby. Utilizing quality birth control medications during Condylox topical treatment is mostly recommended. Again consulting your doctor is a nice idea, if you are breast feeding your baby as you have little idea of its effect.
As of now, no drugs have been found interacting with Condylox for producing any harmful effects on the patient in consideration.
In case you are experiencing any of the given side effects, you should stop applying the gel and opt for urgent attention from your doctor:
- Shortness in breathing
- Unwanted closing in throat
- Swelling in Lips, Tongue or Face
- Excessive stinging, burning, welling or bleeding in skin, which has been treated
Again, if there are cases of moderate side effects that is obnoxious odor or soreness during intimate situations, you should not stop applying it but consult your doctor for removing them completely.
In case you have missed a dose of the gel, you should apply it whenever you remember. One thing that you should remember is applying it more than the prescribed time (twice) might end you up with more serious effects on the applied region.
You should opt for instant medical attention, whenever you notice an overdose symptom. Its symptoms include vomiting, nausea, fever, diarrhea, tingling, numbness, unconsciousness, seizures and confusion.
Storing the gel at a temperature close to the standard gel one is a sound idea. Again, the storing place should be away from the reach of the younger members of your family.