Aldara can be an effective treatment for certain skin conditions. However, like all medications, it can cause side effects. If you experience any side effects while using Aldara, contact your doctor. They may be able to recommend ways to lessen the side effects.
Aldara is offered as a cream. Five times per week for six weeks, the affected area receives the typical Aldara dosage. If there is skin damage, such as a sunburn, or if the condition of the skin gets worse, treatment should be postponed. For the treatment of actinic keratosis, 5% cream should be applied topically once daily for 16 weeks, twice a week on consecutive days. For the treatment of superficial basal cell carcinoma, a 5% cream should be applied topically once daily for five days straight, six weeks at a time.For the treatment of genital warts, 3.75% cream should be applied to the affected area once daily for three days.
For some skin conditions, Aldara can be a successful treatment.However, it can have side effects, just like all medications.Contact your doctor if you experience any side effects while taking Aldara.They might be able to offer suggestions for how to mitigate the side effects.
Actinic keratosis, basal cell carcinoma, and genital warts are among the skin conditions that are treated with Aldara, a topical cream.Actinic keratosis and superficial basal cell carcinoma are two additional skin conditions that Aldara is occasionally used to treat.Other uses for Aldara not covered in this medication guide are also possible.