Notice: Non-UK customers should order Warticon Cream
instead. Condylox/Warticon liquid is flammable and may not
Condylox Topical Solution is an antimitotic drug most frequently
used to treat exterior genital warts. It may also be used to treat
the skin condition molluscum contagiosum.
Who Uses Condylox Topical Solution?
This medication is for treatment of specific conditions, primarily
genital warts. It is important that a physician verifies the type
of wart before using Condylox Topical Solution; this medication
will not treat all types.
The solution removes exterior genital warts on and around the
genitals and rectum. This medication should never be used inside
the vagina, urine passageways inside the penis, or inside the
How Does it Work?
Condylox Topical Solution is an antimitotic medication which
interferes with cell division, causing the treated wart to stop
growing and eventually fall off.
There is some variety in patient response to treatment. In many
cases treated warts which fall off do not return for some time. In
other cases they may quickly regrow.
How is it Used?
The prescribing physician should carefully explain how to use this
product, and may even demonstrate its use. It is very important to
follow physician instructions exactly.
The dosage of this medication will vary depending on the condition
being treated and patient condition.
For the majority of patients this medication will be applied twice
daily, morning and evening, for 3 consecutive days. This is
followed by 4 days with no treatment, after which the 3 day cycle
may begin again if needed, for up to four weeks in a row. Do not
use this product more frequently unless explicitly instructed by a
The affected area should be cleaned and dried prior to application.
The solution can be applied with a q-tip or similar applicator. It
should be applied only to the wart; avoid getting it on surrounding
healthy skin. Each applicator should be used only once and disposed
of -- do not dip a used applicator in the solution.
If warts are in skin folds or otherwise contact healthy tissue,
hold the tissue away until the solution has dried completely.
Used applicators should be disposed of carefully and the medicine
should be stored in a secure place to avoid accidental contact by
pets or children.
Active ingredient: podofilox
Inactive ingredients: lactic acid, alcohol, sodium
Patients with known hypersensitivity to any of the ingredients
in Condylox Topical Solution should not use this product.
This medication can cause severe irritation if it comes in contact
with mucus membranes, such as the interior of the vagina, anus, or
urine passageways in the penis.
This product is flammable. Care should be taken to
avoid smoking or open flames while applying it.
The solution may irritate healthy skin. In most cases accidental
contact can be resolved by simply washing it off, but if irritation
or bleeding develops, seek medical care.
If used properly, side effects are rare. The most common side
effects are no reason for concern:
- Dryness or peeling of treated area
- Tenderness of the treated area
- Stinging or tingling during application
Rarely more serious side effects may be experienced. The following
should be brought to a physician's attention:
- Bleeding, burning sensation or pain at treated area
- Blood in urine
- Dizziness or vomiting
- Redness, swelling, blistering or ulcers at the treated
- Pain during intercourse
As with any medication, the prescribing physician should be made
aware of all prescription and non-prescription drugs being taken to
avoid negative interactions.
Contraindications and Interactions:
The effects of this medication are unknown on pediatric and
It is unknown if this medication passes through breast milk.
Nursing mothers should avoid use without explicit physician
There is some indication in animal testing that this medication may
harm unborn babies. This product should be avoided by pregnant
mothers unless both mother and physician agree the benefits
outweigh the risks.