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Imiquimod

Drug Class: Commonly Known As: Category:
Immune Modulator Aldara Adult, Children

Imiquimod - What is it for

Imiquimod is an immune response modifier. It causes your body to produce more interferon which helps to fight viruses, and therefore, it can be used to treat warts. The exact way how Imiquimod works to get rid of warts remains unknown. It is believed to be due to its effects on the immune system.

  • Updated on Saturday, October 14, 2017
  • Article contributed by Pharmacy Department KK Women's and Children's Hospital

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