Aldara vs Wart Remover

Aldara
(Rx)
Wart Remover
(OTC)
Aldara is a skin medication.
Wart Remover is a skin medication.
Satisfaction Score
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2.9
Moderately Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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3.5
Moderately Satisfied
Concern level
1.7
Concern level
1.3
Approval Date
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February 27, 1997
Not Available
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
11,800 Discussions
2,405 Discussions
Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Warts
#2 for Genital Warts
#3 for Herpes
Aldara is prescribed for Warts and Genital Warts and is mostly mentioned together with these indications.
Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Warts
#2 for Plantar Warts
Wart Remover is approved for Warts and is mostly mentioned together with this indication.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Ald
Burning
9
Depression
5
Bleeding
4
Rash
3
Tiredness
2
Flu Like Symptoms
2
Allergy
2
Skin Irritation
1
Anxiety
1
Hair Loss
1
War
Peeling
6
Burning
5
Blisters
3
Diabetes
1
Wounds
1
Bruise
1
Freckles
1
Hyperpigmentation
1
Skin Cancer
1
Paranoia
1
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Aldara
Ald
Wart Remover
War
Burning
Ald
War
9
5
Depression
Ald
War
5
0
Bleeding
Ald
War
4
0
Rash
Ald
War
3
0
Tiredness
Ald
War
2
0
Flu Like Symptoms
Ald
War
2
0
Allergy
Ald
War
2
0
Skin Irritation
Ald
War
1
0
Anxiety
Ald
War
1
0
Hair Loss
Ald
War
1
0
Peeling
War
Ald
6
0
Burning
War
Ald
5
9
Blisters
War
Ald
3
0
Diabetes
War
Ald
1
0
Wounds
War
Ald
1
0
Bruise
War
Ald
1
0
Freckles
War
Ald
1
0
Hyperpigmentation
War
Ald
1
0
Skin Cancer
War
Ald
1
0
Paranoia
War
Ald
1
0
Pregnancy Category (FDA) OpenClose all pregnancy categories
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a b c d x n
Category A
Adequate and well-controllted studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in the first trimester of pregnancy (and there is no evidence of risk in later trimesters).
Category B
Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.
Category C
Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category D
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category X
Studies in animals or humans have demonstrated fetal abnormalities and/or there is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience, and the risks involved in use of the drug in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.
Category N
FDA has not classified the drug.
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C Category C
Before taking Aldara during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
C Category C
Before taking Wart Remover during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
Alcohol warning
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There may be a negative interaction between Aldara and alcohol.
There may be a negative interaction between Wart Remover and alcohol.
Method of use
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Ointment
Gel
Dosages
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Cream: 5%
Liquid: , 17%, 14%-9%
Solution: 12.24%, 17%
Gel: 17%
Patch: 40%
Plaster: 40%
Food Instructions
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No Food Instructions
No Food Instructions
Ingredients
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Imiquimod
Salicylic Acid/Collodion, Acetic Acid/Salicylic Acid, Salicylic Acid
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Aldara and Wart Remover: Interaction not known, but may still exist. Always consult your doctor before taking these medications together. Do not stop taking the medications without a physician's advice.
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