Condylox Topical

DRUG DESCRIPTION

Condylox is the brand name of podofilox, an antimitotic drug which can be chemically synthesized or purified from the plant families Coniferae and Berberidaceae (e.g. species of Juniperus and Podophyllum). Condylox (podofilox topical solution ) 0.5% Solution is formulated for topical administration. Each milliliter of solution contains 5 mg of podofilox, in a vehicle containing lactic acid and sodium lactate in alcohol 95%, USP.

Podofilox has a molecular weight of 414.4 daltons, and is soluble in alcohol and sparingly soluble in water. Its chemical name is 5,8,8a,9-Tetrahydro-9-hydroxy-5-(3,4,5-trimethoxyphenyl)furo[3',4':6,7] naphtho[2,3,d]-1, 3-dioxol-6(5aH)-one. Podofilox has the following structural formula:

Condylox (podofilox) structural formula illustration

What are the possible side effects of podofilox topical (Condylox)?

If you experience any of the following serious side effects, stop using podofilox topical and seek emergency medical attention of contact your doctor immediately

  • an allergic reaction (shortness of breath; closing of the throat; swelling of the lips, face, or tongue; or hives); or
  • excessive burning, stinging, or pain or bleeding or swelling of treated skin.

Other less serious side effects may be more likely to occur. Continue to use podofilox topical and talk your doctor if you experience

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Condylox Topical Patient Information Including Side Effects

Brand Names: Condylox

Generic Name: podofilox topical (Pronunciation: poe doe FIH lox)

  • What is podofilox topical (Condylox Topical)?
  • What are the possible side effects of podofilox topical (Condylox Topical)?
  • What is the most important information I should know about podofilox topical (Condylox Topical)?
  • What should I discuss with my healthcare provider before using podofilox topical (Condylox Topical)?
  • How should I use podofilox topical (Condylox Topical)?
  • What happens if I miss a dose (Condylox Topical)?
  • What happens if I overdose (Condylox Topical)?
  • What should I avoid while using podofilox topical (Condylox Topical)?
  • What other drugs will affect podofilox topical (Condylox Topical)?
  • Where can I get more information?

What is podofilox topical (Condylox Topical)?

Podofilox topical is a skin medication used to remove genital warts. The exact way that podofilox topical works is not known.

Podofilox topical is used to treat genital warts on the outside (external) skin of the penis and vagina. Podofilox topical gel is also used to treat genital warts on the skin between the rectum and the genitals.

Podofilox topical may also be used for purposes other than those listed here.

What are the possible side effects of podofilox topical (Condylox Topical)?

If you experience any of the following serious side effects, stop using podofilox topical and seek emergency medical attention of contact your doctor immediately

  • an allergic reaction (shortness of breath; closing of the throat; swelling of the lips, face, or tongue; or hives); or
  • excessive burning, stinging, or pain or bleeding or swelling of treated skin.

Other less serious side effects may be more likely to occur. Continue to use podofilox topical and talk your doctor if you experience

  • mild to moderate itching, burning, pain, or inflammation at the treated site;
  • unpleasant odor; or
  • pain during intercourse.

Side effects other than those listed here may also occur. Talk to your doctor about any side effect that seems unusual or that is especially bothersome. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

What is the most important information I should know about podofilox topical (Condylox Topical)?

Podofilox topical is intended for topical (on the skin) use only. Do not take this medication by mouth.

Do not use podofilox topical to treat genital warts inside the rectum, vagina, or penis. It should only be applied to genital warts on the outside (external) skin of the penis and vagina. Podofilox topical gel is also used to treat genital warts on the skin between the rectum and the genitals.

Do not use this medication more often or for longer than is prescribed by your doctor. Excessive use of the medication will not make the medication work better, but may result in increased side effects.

This medication contains alcohol and is flammable. Do not use it near heat, open flame, or while smoking.

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