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General Information on Podofilox Topical Solution

Generic Name : Podofilox Topical Solution

Pronunciation : po-do-FIL-ox

Latest prescription information about Podofilox Topical Solution. Learn how to pronounce the drug's name, its indications, dosage, how to take, when to take, when not to take, side effects, special precautions, its storage instructions and warnings if any when taken during pregnancy. Also listed are the International and Indian trade name(s) of the drug and its price list.
ICD Code : Y56.5 | Therapeutic Classification : Antimitotic Drugs

Trade Names/Brand Names of Podofilox Topical Solution

International- Podofilox.

Why is Podofilox Topical Solution Prescribed? (Indications)

This medication is an antimitotic, prescribed for external genital warts. 

When should Podofilox Topical Solution not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Hypersensitivity.

What is the dosage of Podofilox Topical Solution?

Topical- Apply twice-daily morning and evening (every 12 hours), for 3 consecutive days, then withhold use for 4 consecutive days.

How should Podofilox Topical Solution be taken?

It comes as a solution for topical application.

What are the warnings and precautions for Podofilox Topical Solution?

Caution should be exercised in patients with history of any allergy, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.

It may cause dizziness, do not drive a car or operate machinery while taking this medication.

It is flammable, avoid storing or use near an open flame or while smoking.

What are the side effects of Podofilox Topical Solution?

   Most Common : Burning, pain, inflammation, erosion, itching.
   Miscellaneous : Pain during intercourse, sleeplessness, tingling, bleeding, tenderness, chafing, malodor, dizziness, scarring, vesicle formation, crusting edema, dryness/peeling, foreskin irretraction, blood in urine, vomiting and ulceration.

What are the other precautions for Podofilox Topical Solution?

Avoid excess dosage.

What are the storage conditions for Podofilox Topical Solution?

Store at controlled room temperature between 15 and 30C.

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