- Treatment of genital warts
- Topical application
- Short course treatment
Warticon Solution contains the active ingredient podophyllotoxin, a type of antiviral drug. Warticon is used to treat genital warts. It is used for warts on the foreskin of the penis in men or external warts on the vagina in females.
About Warticon Solution
What is Warticon Solution?
Warticon cream is used to treat genital warts in both men and women
How does Warticon work?
Warticon contains an active ingredient called Podophyllotoxin.
This is a plant derivative and works as an antiviral against the human papillomavirus that causes genital warts.
How to use Warticon
How is Wartion used?
- Apply Warticon twice a day for three consecutive days, then stop for the next four days, which completes one cycle of treatment
- Warticon should be applied directly onto the affected area, making sure the treatment covers the whole area
- Wash your hands both before and after applying the treatment
- Wash the treatment area and make sure it is clean and dry before applying
What are the precautions with Warticon?
- Do not use warticon if you are allergic to any of the ingredients in Warticon
- Avoid sexual intercourse whilst using warticon treatment
- Wartion is not licensed for use in children and adolescents under 18yrs old
- Warticon is not recommended for use during pregnancy and for breast-feeding mothers
- Do not apply Warticon to areas inside the penis, vagina or the rectum, except on external skin.
Side effects & precautions
Common side effects include:
- Skin irritation including wearing away the top layers of skin
- Skin irritation including redness, itching and burning sensation
- Allergic skin reaction and possible bleeding around the treatment site
(Please refer to the patient leaflet found inside the packet for more
DocumentationWarticon Solution Patient Information Leaflet (PIL)
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