Podophyllin

 

 

General English name: Podophyllin

Brand: Podocon

Application: Genital warts

 

 

 

Pharmacological forms of podophyllin

Podophylline Drug Information

The correct amount and method of taking podophyllin

Contraindications to podophyllin

Podophyllin use during pregnancy and lactation

The effect of Podophyllin consumption on driving

Drug interaction of podophyllin solution

Warning about the use of podophyllin solution

Side effects of podophyllin

Storage conditions of Podophyllin solution

 

 

 

Pharmacological forms of podophyllin

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Podophylline Drug Information

Podophyllin is used to treat genital warts. Genital warts are caused by the human papillomavirus (HPV), which is transmitted through sexual contact. These warts are small lumps that grow on the genitals or around the anus. Topical podophyllin should be applied directly to the surface of the wart. Podophylline solution prevents the division and increase in the number of wart cells. As wart cells die, new healthy tissue grows in their place.

 

The correct amount and method of taking podophyllin

  • Read the package leaflet carefully before starting treatment with this medicine. This brochure will help you to get information about the drug and its possible side effects.
  • The dose and amount of Podophyllin varies from person to person; Use the medicine exactly as your doctor advised. Your doctor will ask you to wash your skin for the first time you apply this solution on the affected area, after 30-40 minutes to find out how sensitive you are. If you do not have a problem, it should stay on your skin for 4-5 hours every time you take the medicine.
  • Before using podophyllin, wash your hands and affected area with soap and water, and dry your skin before using the medicine.
  • Wash your hands after using the medicine.
  • If the podophyllin solution accidentally touches healthy areas of your skin, wash your skin with water. If it gets into your eyes, it can be very harmful, be careful when using it.
  • Do not apply topical podophyllin to any area of ​​the skin, be careful not to place it on healthy areas of the skin around the warts or inside the genitals. This medicine is for external use only.

 

Contraindications to podophyllin

Note the expiration date of podophyllin and do not take it if your medicine has expired.

Never give Podophyllin to another person, even if you have the same symptoms.

Check for drug interactions with podophyllin, and if you are using a drug that interacts with this drug, talk to your doctor about using your medications.

 

Podophyllin use during pregnancy and lactation

During pregnancy and lactation, you should not use the drug arbitrarily without consulting your doctor.

 

The effect of Podophyllin consumption on driving

Podophyllin solution can not cause blurred vision, no need to avoid driving and working with exponential machines

 

Drug interaction of podophyllin solution

It may alter the function of the medication and increase the risk of serious side effects. Do not change the dose of your medicine without consulting your doctor or stop taking the medicine. Make a list of all the medicines (including prescription / over-the-counter and herbal medicines) you use and share them with your doctor and pharmacist.

 

 Warning about the use of podophyllin solution

Some medications may not be prescribed under certain conditions, and some medications may be prescribed if additional treatment is needed; Therefore, it is best for your doctor to be aware of the following before taking podophyllin:

  • If you are pregnant or breast-feeding.
  • If you are taking a particular medicine or skin product. These medicines include all the medicines available, whether you are prescribed them or taking them without a doctor's prescription, such as herbal medicines and complementary medicines.
  • If you have a history of an allergic reaction to another medicine.

 

Side effects of podophyllin

All medications can cause side effects. But many consumers also do not experience any side effects. Some of the side effects of this drug are:

  • Red
  • Itching
  • Consult your doctor if you have any other symptoms that you feel are due to the use of Podophyllin solution.
  • Complications of Podophyllin Overdose (Podophyllin Poisoning)
  • Do not take more than the dose prescribed by your doctor.
  • If you feel that someone has been poisoned and you have symptoms such as coma, leukopenia, thrombocytopenia, shortness of breath, fainting and weakness (fainting), call the emergency room right away.

 

Storage conditions of Podophyllin solution

Keep the medicine out of the reach of children.

Store the medicine in a cool, dry place away from heat and direct sunlight.

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