Aldara™ Cream, 5% (Imiquimod)


Aldara Cream, 5% (Imiquimod)







  • Imiquimod was first indicated and used for external genital and perianal warts/ condyloma acuminata. Other HPV warts have also been treated by this drug, often in combination with more conventional therapy including cryotherapy and CO2 laser therapy, in immunocompetent and immunosuppressed patients.
  • [Berman B, et al. Skin Therapy Lett. 2002; 7(9):1-6.]

  • Other viral infections such as molluscum contagiosum have also responded to this drug.
  • The second wave of therapy has used the anti-tumour effect to clear actinic keratosis, basal cell carcinomas, lentigo malignas and Bowen’s disease either alone or in combination with other treatments.

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