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Drug information on Imiquad (Imiquimod) from Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Ltd. (Gracewell)

Imiquad

  Cream
Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Ltd. (Gracewell)
Generic : Imiquimod
 69.83
12.5mg/0.25g
0.25g

Drug Name : Imiquimod

Imiquimod(Zyclara) generic Imiquad is an immune response modifier, prescribed for certain types of skin growths (actinic keratoses) or skin cancer (superficial basal cell carcinoma).
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Written & Compiled by Anushta Chandrapalan, M.Sc  | Medically Reviewed by The Medindia Medical Review Team on February, 2, 2017
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Medical Condition(s) for which Imiquad may be prescribed


Side effects of Imiquad

Application site reaction, upper respiratory tract infection, headache, skin cancer, diarrhea, eczema, back pain, fatigue, abnormal heart rhythm, viral infection, dizziness, vomiting, urinary tract infection, fever, rigors and hair loss.

Dosage & When it is to be taken (Indications)

Topical: Apply a thin layer of this cream 2 times per week for 16 weeks.

How to use Imiquad?

It comes as a cream to apply topically over the affected area as directed by your physician.

When is Imiquad not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Hypersensitivity.

Warnings and Precautions for Imiquad

Caution should be exercised in patients with history of poor immune system, autoimmune disorder, human papilloma virus (HPV) infection, other types of skin cancer, broken, damaged or inflamed skin, any allergy, who are taking other medications, children, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.

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

• For external use only; avoid contact with vagina, eyes, nose, mouth, lips.

• Avoid exposure to sunlight.

Other Precautions for Imiquad

Avoid excess dosage.

Storage Conditions for Imiquad

Store it at 4 - 25°C.



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