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Aldara is a medication used to treat genital warts caused by HPV. Aldara is a topical treatment for external and perianal warts.

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What is Aldara?

Aldara is a topical cream medication that treats genital warts. 

How does it work?

The Aciclovir tablets work to prevent the growth and spreading of the herpes simplex virus (HSV). The antiviral tablets won't kill the virus but will provide aid to the body's immune system to fight the infection.

Is Aldara suitable for me?

If you're experiencing any symptoms of the herpes virus or a cold sore growth, Aciclovir may be right for you. Consult your physician for the best treatment.

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Side Effects

All medications can cause potential side effects, below we have listed some potential side effects, however, these do not always occur.

  • Redness
  • Wearing away of the skin
  • Flakiness
  • Swelling
  • Hardening under the skin
  • Small open sores
  • A crust that forms during healing or small bubbles under the skin
  • Itching
  • Burning sensation
  • Pain in applied areas

Disclaimer: This website does not constitute as medical advice, you should also consult with a doctor before taking medication. If you experience any major reactions to any medication you are taking, you must seek immediate medical attention.


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All orders placed before 14:00 on weekdays will be delivered the next working day. For the majority of the UK, medication will be dispatched by Royal Mail, Monday to Friday, if ordered before 14:00. Dispatches are sent using Royal Mail's Next-Day Tracked 24-Hour service. We will email you tracking information directly and you should receive your order the day after dispatch.

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We know that many of our customers turn to us when they need personal medication, preferring to use our online service rather than shopping for the product face to face. That is why our delivery is always discreetly packaged in plain brown boxes or enveloped. You will not have to worry about any content descriptions, and the package will be for your eyes only!


Commonly Used Dosage Guidelines for Aldara.

For the treatment of genital warts.

  • Wash hands before beginning application,
  • One sachet contains enough cream to cover a wart area of 20cm. 
  • Apply a thin layer of clean onto clean and dry wart area and rub gently until the cream vanishes. 
  • Leave cream on for 6 to 10 hours, do not shower or bathe during this time.
  • After 6 to 10 hours, wash the area where the cream was applied with mild soap and water.

Disclaimer: This website does not provide medical advice. No information listed on this website is intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health care provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition or treatment before undergoing a new health care regimen, and never disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have read on this website.

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What are the signs that Aldara is working?

There are multiple signs that Aldara is taking effect. One of those signs is the skin around the application site has become red, swollen or sore within 5 days of using the medication. You may also experience itching, burning or stinging sensations. Inflammation is a good sign that the cream is working.

What are the other side effects of Aldara?

Other reported side effects of Aldara can include:

- Headache

- Fevers

- Flu-like symptoms

- Joints and muscle pains

- Prolapse of the womb

- Pain on intercourse in females

- Erection difficulties

- Increase in sweating

- Feeling sick

- Stomach and bowel symptoms

- Ringing in the ears

- Flushing

- Tiredness

- Dizziness

- Migraine

- Pins and needles

- Insomnia

- Depression

- Loss of appetite

- Swollen glands

- Bacterial, viral and fungal infections (e.g. cold sores)

- Vaginal infection including thrush

- Cough and cold with sore throat

Is this medication suitable for me?

Please get in touch with a doctor if you are unsure what medication is suitable for you. You can also complete our online consultation form to check your eligibility for the product.

How is the medication delivered?

All orders placed before 14:00 from Monday to Friday will be dispatched that day. The orders are sent using 24 Hour Tracked delivery provided by Royal Mail. Items will usually arrive the very next day after the order has been placed. We also provide tracking for your orders to check the status and location of your parcel. All our medication is packaged in plain confidential padded white or brown envelopes. This ensures that your orders are discreet, and the content of the orders will be for your eyes only.

What is Aldara cream used to treat?

Aldara is usually a medication for the treatment of genital warts. However, it can also be used to treat a common slow-growing form of skin cancer called Superficial basal cell carcinoma. In addition, this medication may also be used to treat actinic keratosis, which are rough areas of skin that are found in people who have been exposed to a lot of sunshine in their lives. 

Where can Aldara be applied?

Aldara is intended to treat warts on the surface of the genitals (sexual organs) and around the area of the anus.

How do I order my medication?

Some products only require an online consultation which approximately takes 1 minute to complete, enabling you to then buy the product. Other products will also require a prescription; in this case, you will need to complete the online consultation, and then one of our partner pharmacy prescribers or doctors will review the online consultation questions and approve the order for delivery if you are eligible to purchase the item.

Can I cancel or return my order?

For non-medicinal products, you are eligible to return the product within 14 days of receipt in the same packaging you received. For medicinal products, you are eligible to cancel the order only until it has been dispatched. From that point forward, you are no longer eligible to return the order.

You have the right to cancel your order for medication up to the point when your medication is dispatched.

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