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  • Perrimod
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    Active Ingredient

    Status in Israel
    RX

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    Cream

    0.25 g

    not in the basket chart 49053 16914

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    Dosage

    Genital Warts:
    1. Apply the cream before going to bed. Wash your hands and the treated area with mild soap and water. Dry thoroughly.
    2. Open a new sachet and place some cream onto your fingertip.
    3. Apply a thin layer of cream onto the wart area when it is clean and dry. Rub gently into the skin until the cream vanishes.
    4. After applying the cream, throw away the opened sachet and wash hands with soap and water.
    5. Leave the cream on the warts for 6 to 10 hours. Do not shower during the time that the cream is on the skin.
    6. After 6 to 10 hours wash the area where Perrimod cream was applied with mild soap and water.
    Apply this cream 3 times per week. For example, apply the cream on Monday, Wednesday and Friday. One sachet contains enough cream to sufficiently cover a wart area of 20 cm².
    Male treating warts under the foreskin should pull the foreskin back each day and wash underneath it.
    Continue to use this cream, according to doctor’s instructions, until the warts have completely disappeared (half of the females being treated with this cream will heal within 8 weeks, half of the males will heal within 12 weeks, but in some patients the medical condition may improve as early as 4 weeks only). Not recommended for more than 16 weeks per treatment period.
    Actinic Keratosis:
    1. Before going to bed, wash your hands and the treatment area with mild soap and water. Dry thoroughly.
    2. Open a new sachet and place some cream onto your fingertip.
    3. Apply the cream to the affected area. Rub gently into the skin until the cream vanishes.
    4. After application of the cream, throw away the opened sachet. Wash hands with soap and water.
    5. Leave the cream on the skin for about 8 hours. Do not shower during this time.
    6. After 8 hours, wash the area where the cream was applied with mild soap and water.
    Apply this cream 3 times per week. For example: apply the cream on Monday, Wednesday and Friday. One sachet contains enough cream to sufficiently cover a wart area of 25 cm².
    Continue treatment for four weeks. Four weeks after finishing this first treatment, the doctor will assess your skin condition. If the skin lesions have not disappeared, a further four-weeks treatment session may be necessary.
    Superficial Basal cell carcinoma:
    1. Before going to bed, wash your hands and the treatment area with mild soap and water. Dry thoroughly.
    2. Open a new sachet and place some cream onto your fingertip.
    3. Apply a layer of cream to cover the affected area and about 1 cm around the affected area.
    4. Rub gently into the skin until the cream vanishes.
    5. After application, throw away the opened sachet. Wash hands with soap and water.
    6. Leave the cream on the treated area for about 8 hours. Do not shower during this time.
    7. After 8 hours, wash the area where Perrimod cream was applied with mild soap and water.
    Treatment will be given for 5 consecutive days each week for a total of 6 weeks. For example, apply the cream from Monday to Friday. Do not apply the cream on Saturday and Sunday.
    See prescribing information for full details.


    Indications

    For the topical treatment of external genital and perianal warts (condyloma acuminata) in adult patients.
    For the treatment of actinic keratosis in adults with normal immune system.
    For the treatment of superficial basal cell carcinoma in adults with normal immune systems when surgical methods are less appropriate.


    Contra-Indications

    Hypersensitivity to active substance.


    Special Precautions

    Immune system dysfunction, not recommended in areas that did not heal after surgical procedures.
    See prescribing information for full details.


    Side Effects

    Genital Warts: Most of the side effects are due to its local action on the skin. Appearing very frequently: very common effects include redness, wearing away of the skin, flakiness and swelling. There also may appear hardening under the skin, small open sores, a crust that forms in the treated area during healing, and small bubbles under the skin. Itching, burning or pain may appear during treatment. Most of these skin reactions are mild and the skin will return to normal within about 2 weeks after stopping treatment.
    Appearing Frequently: Some patients have experienced headache, irregular fever and flu-like symptoms such as joint and muscle pain, prolapse of the womb, pain on intercourse in females, erection difficulties, increase in sweating, nausea, gastrointestinal symptoms, ringing in the ears, flushing, tiredness, dizziness, migraine, tingling sensation, insomnia, depression, loss of appetite, swollen lymph nodes, bacterial, viral and fungal infections (e.g. cold sores), vaginal infection including thrush, cough and colds with sore throat.
    Actinic Keratosis: The treated area may be slightly itchy. Appearing frequently: Pain, burning, irritation and redness. Apart from reactions in the skin, other effects may occur: headache, anorexia (loss of appetite), nausea, muscle pain, joint pain and fatigue.
    Superficial Basal cell carcinoma: Most of the side effects are due to its local action on the skin. Local skin reactions can be a sign that the drug is working as intended. Appearing very frequently: Slight itch. Appearing frequently: These effects include: tingling sensation, small swollen areas in the skin, pain, burning, irritation or redness or rash. Apart from reactions in the skin, other effects including swollen lymph nodes and back pain may occur.
    See prescribing information for full details.


    Overdose

    Wash well with mild soap and water. When any skin reaction has dissipated, you may continue with treatment.
    See prescribing information for full details.


    Important notes

    Not for use in pediatric population. Sachets should not be re-used once opened.
    Contains cetyl alcohol and stearyl alcohol, may cause local skin reactions (e.g. contact dermatitis).


    Manufacturer
    Perrigo Israel
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