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Aldara

Aldara

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Generic Aldara is used for treating various skin conditions such as actinic keratosis that occur due to excessive sun exposure and can be seen on face or scalp, superficial basal cell carcinoma in adults, warts that is present nearby genital or anus in person of 12 years of age group.
Generic Aldara or Imiquimodacts as immune response modifier. It is a prescription medicine and is marketed by various pharmaceutical companies such as Meda AB, Graceway pharmaceuticals, Mochida and Nova Pharmaceuticals. Imiquimod is manufactured under trade names such as Aldara, Zyclara, Beseina, etc.
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12 Sachets Aldara 5% $9.92 $118.99
36 Sachets Aldara 5% $9.58 $344.99

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Generic Aldara belongs to the group of medicines known as immune response modifiers. This used for treating various types of growth on the skin such as precancerous growth that is also known as actinic keratosis, superficial basal cell carcinoma (a kind of skin cancer), warts that is present outside the anus or genital, etc. When such conditions are treated with generic Aldara, it reduces the complications that might arise due to it.

In addition to this, generic Aldara is also used for the treatment of Bowen’s disease and superficial squamous cell carcinoma & malignant melanomas, etc. Furthermore, it is also used for treating molluscumcontagiosum, vulvar& vaginal intraepithelial neoplasia, etc.
Generic Aldara functions by activating the immune system to fight against the abnormal skin growth.

It is stored at room temperature that ranges from4-25 degree centigrade. In case, the medicines are frozen then it should be discarded. All the generic Aldara should be kept away from child and pet.

Generic Aldara contains 5% imiquimod as active ingredients and is used for topical administration. This ingredient is present in off-white oil-in water vanishing cream base that contains cetyl alcohol, stearyl alcohol, isostearric acid, white petroleum, polysorbate 60, sorbitanmonostearate, glycerine, benzyl alcohol, methyl paraben and propyl paraben and purified water.

Chemically, Generic Aldara is known as 1-(2-methylpropyl)-1H-imidazo[4,5-c]quinolin-4-amine. It has a molecular weight of 240.3 and molecular formula of C14H16N4.

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Generic Imiquimod (i mi kwi mod)
Strength Aldara - Imiquimod 5%
Dosage

Generic Aldara is used for skin conditions only. This is applied on the affected area once in a day. The duration and length for applying this cream depends on the specific condition of the person.

For treating:

• Actinic keratosis –twice in a week for 16 weeks
• Superficial basal cell carcinoma - five times in a week for 16 weeks
• Warts –three times in a week for 16 weeks

Generic Aldara should not be applied into eyes, nose, mouth, rectum or vagina. Accidently if it happens then those areas should be flushed with plenty of water.

Before applying the medicine, the area to be treated should be washed with soap and water after which it is dried. Even after applying the cream, you should wash the hand. The cream is left overnight after applying at least for eight hours in case of actinic keratosis and basal cell carcinoma and six to ten hours for warts.

Side Effects

Treating skin problem with generic Aldara might cause side effects in some of the user such as redness, swelling, itching, burning or pain sensation, hardening of skin and leaking of clear fluid. Some of the patients might also experience changes in skin colour and this does not go away. At times, generic Aldara leads to severe skin reaction such as bleeding, formation of sores, blisters, ulcers, etc.

Few users of generic Aldara might suffer from fever, tiredness, muscle aches, stuffy nose, cough, diarrhoea, nausea and back pain.

Sometimes, the users of generic Aldara shows serious side effects such as swollen glands, unusual skin growth or changes, chest pain and difficulty in urination.

Although chances of allergic reaction are rare, some patients can show rash, itching, swelling, severe dizziness and trouble in breathing.

Precaution

If the patient is allergic to imiquimod, the active ingredients or allergic to any inactive ingredients present in it, they should tell to the doctor before using it.

If the user of generic Aldara is having medical history of unhealed surgery on the skin area where they want to apply the cream, HIV infection, complication of bone marrow or organ transplants, rheumatoid arthritis, scleroderma, lupus, etc.

The user of generic Aldara should avoid prolonged sun exposure, sunlamps, etc. and should wear sunscreen glasses and clothes that protect you from sunrays while going out.

Genital or anal warts are caused due to a virus known as Human Papillomavirus. Generic Aldara do not destroy the wart it only eliminates it. Therefore, the affected person can transmit this to other normal healthy person via touch. So proper precaution should be taken by them.
Generic Aldara should not be used by pregnant lady and breast-feeding patient should avoid using this medicine as it might affect the infant.

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