What should I watch for?
Visit your doctor or health care professional for regular checks on your progress. If you get new warts within the 16 week treatment, treat the new warts with this medicine. Talk to your doctor if you have warts that do not go away or if you get new warts after 16 weeks.
Sexual (genital, oral, anal) contact should be avoided while the medication is on the skin. Wash the skin with mild soap and water before any sexual activity. This medicine may weaken condoms and vaginal diaphragms.
You may pass warts to another person even while you are taking this medicine. Talk to your doctor about how to stop the spread of infection.
This medicine can make the treated area more sensitive to the sun. Keep the affected area out of the sun. Do not use sun lamps or tanning beds/booths.
This medicine can stain lightly colored clothing or bedding.
Common and Rare Side Effects
Along with its needed effects, a medicine may cause some unwanted effects. Although not all of these side effects may occur, if they do occur they may need medical attention.
Check with your doctor immediately if any of the following side effects occur:
Blistering, peeling, or loosening of the skin
breakdown of skin
burning of skin
cracking of skin
flushing, redness of skin
hardening or thickening of skin
irritation of skin
pain or discomfort in skin
swelling of skin
unusually warm skin
Bleeding of skin
blood in urine
break in the skin, especially associated with blue-black discoloration, swelling, or drainage of fluid
burning or itching around anus
changes in skin coloring
discharge from skin
dryness of skin
increased frequency of urination
increased sensitivity to pain
increased sensitivity to touch
pain or burning during urination
peeling of one area of skin
problems with foreskin of penis
rash with flat lesions or small raised lesions on the skin
scarring of skin
skin rash, encrusted, scaly and oozing
skin rash on the face
swollen, painful, or tender lymph glands in neck, armpit, or groin
tingling in the hands and feet
Other side effects not listed may also occur in some patients. If you notice any other effects, check with your healthcare professional.
Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to the FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.