Can I use Podophyllin on my face?
Do not take podophyllum resin topical by mouth. Podophyllum resin topical is for use only on the skin. Do not use on open wounds. Your doctor may want to give your first dose of this medicine in a clinic setting to quickly treat any serious side effects that occur.
Can I apply Podophyllin cream?
How do I use the treatment? Apply the cream directly to the warts twice a day (morning and evening) for 3 days and then stop treatment for the next 4 days. Do not use if your skin is sore or broken around the warts. Wash your hands after applying the cream.
How long should Podophyllin be applied?
Adults and children—Apply to the affected area(s) of the skin and leave on the skin for one to six hours. Treatment may be repeated every week for up to six weeks.
What are the side effects of podophyllum?
When taken by mouth: Podophyllum is poisonous and is LIKELY UNSAFE when taken by mouth. It may cause nausea, vomiting, dizziness, headache, spasms, fever, visual changes and hallucinations, low blood pressure, bone marrow problems, paralysis, coma, liver problems, kidney problems, and death.
What is podophyllum resin used for?
Podophyllum is used to remove benign (not cancer) growths, such as certain kinds of warts. It works by destroying the tissue of the growth. A few hours after podophyllum is applied to a wart, the wart becomes blanched (loses all color). In 24 to 48 hours, the medicine causes death of the tissue.
How many times should I apply podophyllin?
Typical Treatment Cycles for Patients with Genital Warts
|Cryotherapy||Use liquid nitrogen or cryoprobe; may be repeated every 1 to 2 weeks, if necessary.|
|Interferon||Not recommended for office use.|
|Podophyllin resin||Apply to each wart and allow to dry; may be repeated weekly, if necessary.|
What is podophyllum 30 used for?
Podophyllum is applied directly to the skin for removal of warts, including plantar warts and genital warts. It is also used topically for white patches on the tongue in people with weakened immune systems (hairy leukoplakia) and for corns.
Is Podophyllin cream painful?
The initial application of podophyllotoxin on the wart does not hurt but local irritation may occur on the second or third day of treatment when necrosis of the wart starts. Patients can expect tenderness, redness, itching, slight pain and superficial ulceration of the outer layer of the skin in treated areas.
What is Podophyllin tincture?
Podocon-25® (25% podophyllin in benzoin tincture) is indicated for the removal of soft genital (venereal) warts (condylomata acuminata)(4). PODOCON-25® (podophyllin) IS TO BE APPLIED ONLY BY A PHYSICIAN. IT IS NOT TO BE DISPENSED TO THE PATIENT.
What can podophyllin be used for?
What is Podophyllum resin topical used for?
Podophyllum resin topical (for the skin) is used to treat genital and anal warts in adults. podophyllum resin is for use only on warts outside the genitals and around the outside of the anus. Podophyllum resin topical is not for use inside the vagina, cervix, rectum, or urethra (the tube for passing urine out of your bladder).
Can podophyllum resin be used inside the vagina?
Podophyllum resin topical is not for use inside the vagina, cervix, rectum, or urethra (the tube for passing urine out of your bladder). Podophyllum resin topical will not cure genital or anal warts and you may develop new warts during or after treatment.
What are the side effects of podophyllum resin?
Podophyllum resin topical side effects. Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficult breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat. Topical medicine can be absorbed through the skin, which may cause side effects throughout the body.
How do you remove podophyllum resin from skin?
If you get some on your normal skin, thoroughly wash the skin with soap and water to remove the medicine. However, if podophyllum resin contains tincture of benzoin, it may be removed more easily from the skin by swabbing with rubbing alcohol. Podophyllum resin may contain alcohol and therefore may be flammable.