Genital Warts treatment

Genital Warts Treatment

Safe, Effective Treatment for Genital Warts

Genital warts affect both men and women and are caused by the sexually transmitted infection (STI), the human papillomavirus (HPV). The infection appears as small fleshy growths or lumps in the genital area and can affect normal urination flow (for example, peeing sideways).

Genital warts can be effectively treated and eradicated with easy to use, clinically proven treatments. The three treatment options available to help eradicate genital warts are: Warticon cream, Warticon solution and Aldara cream.

Safe and effective prescription cream for genital warts

from £26.66

Safe and effective topical treatment for genital warts

from £5.41

Warticon Solution and Warticon Cream

  • Medicated topical solution or cream effective at clearing genital warts.
  • Warticon solution contains the active ingredient podophyllotoxin which is effective at targeting and eradicating genital wart cells which can then be replaced by healthy tissue.
  • Warticon solution should be applied twice daily for three consecutive days followed by four consecutive days of no treatment.
  • Follow the weekly application schedule of Warticon for a maximum of four weeks.
  • Warticon solution is blue, it disappears shortly after application but can leave a temporary stain. Warticon cream is white, it disappears shortly after application.
  • Both Warticon solution and Warticon cream are prescription only medication (POM).
  • Genital wart clearance rate range: 52-86% (solution) 43-70% (cream)
  • Genital wart recurrence rate range: 13-100% (solution) 6-55% (cream)
  • Side effects of Warticon may consist of: skin erosion, application area irritation or burning, application area itching.

Aldara Cream

  • Medicated topical cream effective at clearing genital warts.
  • Contains the active ingredient Imiquimod which is an immune response modifier. It works by supporting the immune system to fight the HPV and genital warts.
  • Apply Aldara cream once daily for 3 days per week.
  • Aldara cream can be used for up to 16 weeks.
  • Aldara cream is a prescription only medication (POM).
  • Genital wart clearance rate range: 55-81%
  • Genital wart recurrence rate range: 6-26%
  • The recurrence rate of Aldara cream is relatively low compared to other treatments. This benefit of Aldara cream is due to the active ingredient Imiquimod, which enhances the activity of immune response which has lasting benefits in the long term.
  • Side effects of Aldara cream may consist of: skin redness at the application area, skin erosion, application area irritation or burning, application area itching.

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