Imiquad 12.5mg Cream 3X0.25gm

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INTRODUCTION

IMIQUAD 12.5MG contain Imiquimod which belongs to a group of medicine called immune response modifiers. It is used to treat actinic keratosis on the face or scalp, superficial basal cell carcinoma in adults with a normal immune system, warts on or around the genitals or anus in people 12 years and older.

Actinic keratosis is a rough, scaly patch on the skin caused by years of sun exposure. Actinic keratoses usually affects older adults. Reducing sun exposure can help reduce risk. It most commonly found on your face, lips, ears, back of your hands, forearms, scalp or neck. Superficial basal cell carcinoma is a common slow-growing form of skin cancer with a very small likelihood of spread to other parts of the body. It usually occurs in middle-aged and elderly people, especially those who are fair-skinned and is caused by too much sun exposure.

IMIQUAD 12.5MG helps your body´s own immune system to produce natural substances which help fight your superficial basal cell carcinoma, actinic keratosis or the virus that caused your warts. It is not known if this medicine is safe and effective in children younger than 18 years of age for the treatment of actinic keratosis or superficial basal cell carcinoma. Children usually do not get actinic keratoses or superficial basal cell carcinoma. It is not known if this medicine is safe and effective in children younger than 12 years of age for the treatment of genital and perianal warts. This medicine only for use on the skin (topical).

Always use IMIQUAD 12.5MG exactly as your doctor has told you. Before taking this medicine tell your doctor if you have ever had kidney disease, heart disease, liver problems. Pregnant and breastfeeding women should consult their doctor before taking this medicine.

USES OF IMIQUAD 12.5MG

  • Actinic keratosis on the face or scalp
  • Superficial basal cell carcinoma
  • Warts on or around the genitals or anus

HOW IMIQUAD 12.5MG WORKS

IMIQUAD 12.5MG works by helps your body´s own immune system to produce natural substances which help fight your superficial basal cell carcinoma, actinic keratosis or the virus that has caused your warts.

DIRECTIONS FOR USE

Always use IMIQUAD 12.5MG exactly as your doctor has told you. Check the label for directions before use. For external use only.

SIDE EFFECTS OF IMIQUAD 12.5MG

SERIOUS

  • local skin reactions such as skin drainage (weeping), severe swelling near the vagina (this may lead to pain or trouble passing urine or cause you not to be able to urinate)
  • flu-like symptoms such as tiredness, fever, nausea, muscle pain and chills

COMMON

  • itching, burning, redness
  • flaking and scaling
  • dryness
  • scabbing and crusting
  • swelling
  • skin that becomes hard or thickened
  • sores, blisters, or ulcers
  • changes in skin color

HOW TO MANAGE SIDE EFFECTS

Redness:

Cold water helps to bring the redness down. Apply aloe vera and cucumber to ease the redness.

Fever:

Drink plenty of fluids and water. Avoid taking cold bath or showers.

Nausea:

Try taking this medicine with, or just after, a meal or snack and stick to simple meals and do not eat rich or spicy food.

WARNING & PRECAUTIONS

PREGNANCY

IMIQUAD 12.5MG should be used with caution in pregnant women. Consult your doctor before taking.

BREASTFEEDING

IMIQUAD 12.5MG should be used with caution in breast feeding women. Consult your doctor before taking.

ALLERGY

Do not take IMIQUAD 12.5MG if you are allergic (hypersensitive) to imiquimod or any other ingredients in this medicine.

OTHERS

Tell your doctor if you have or had a condition such as,

  • problems with your immune system
  • any other skin problems
  • any other medical conditions

INTERACTIONS

Tell your doctor about all the medicines you use, including prescription and non-prescription medicines and herbal supplements.

SYNOPSIS

Drug :   Imiquimod
Pharmacological Category :   Skin and Mucous Membrane Agent, Topical Skin Product
Therapeutic Indication :   Actinic keratosis, Superficial basal cell carcinoma, Warts on or around the genitals or anus
Dosage Forms :   Cream

MORE INFORMATION

Store below 20-25°C and keep out of reach of children.

FAQs ABOUT IMIQUAD 12.5MG

Is IMIQUAD 12.5MG a steroid?

No, it is a topical non-steroidal medication.

Can IMIQUAD 12.5MG cause redness?

Yes, this medicine may cause redness in some individuals. Cold water helps to bring the redness down. Apply aloe vera and cucumber to ease the redness.

Can I use IMIQUAD 12.5MG during Pregnancy?

It is not known if imiquimod can harm your unborn baby. IMIQUAD 12.5MG should be used with caution in pregnant women. Consult your doctor before taking.

REFERENCES

1. Briggs GG, Freeman RK, editors. A Reference Guide to Fetal and Neonatal Risk: Drugs in Pregnancy and Lactation. 10th ed. Philadelphia, PA: Wolters Kluwer Health; 2015. Page - 1969-1971.

2. James Q Del Rosso 1. The use of topical imiquimod for the treatment of actinic keratosis: a status report. NIH: National Library of Medicine, National center of biotechnology Information Pubmed.gov.Oct 2005. [Accessed 30 Dec 2020] https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/16315560/

3. 3M Health Care Limited,1997; U.S. Food & Drug Administration; [Revised on Oct 2010] [Accessed 30 Dec 2020] https://www.accessdata.fda.gov/drugsatfda_docs/label/2010/020723s022lbl.pdf

PRODUCT DETAILS

    Net Qty
    1
    Item Weight
    10
    Ingredient
    IMIQUIMOD 12.5MG
    Hsn Code
    30049099
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Imiquad 12.5mg Cream 3X0.25gm

Imiquad 12.5mg Cream 3X0.25gm Mkt: Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Ltd

M.R.P.: Rs.351.00
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