Dermatology Book

http://www.fpnotebook.com/

Cimetidine wart therapy

Aka: Cimetidine wart therapy
  1. See Also
    1. Cimetidine (Tagamet)
  2. Indication
    1. Recalcitrant warts in adults
    2. Molluscum Contagiosum in Children
  3. Mechanism
    1. Mild Immune enhancing effect
  4. Dosing
    1. Start: 25-40 mg/kg (MAX 400 mg tid) divided bid-tid
    2. Course: Treat for 2-3 months
  5. Side effects
    1. Unpleasant syrup
    2. Drug Interactions
    3. Gynecomastia with prolonged use
  6. Efficacy: Mild effect
    1. Not nearly as pronounced as originally thought
  7. References
    1. Orlow (1993) J Am Acad Dermatol 28:794-6 [PubMed]
    2. Dohil (1996) Pediatr Dermatol 13:310-2 [PubMed]
    3. Glass (1996) Arch Dermatol 132:680-2 [PubMed]
    4. Yilmaz (1996) J Am Acad Dermatol 34:1005-7 [PubMed]

You are currently viewing the original 'fpnotebook.com\legacy' version of this website. Internet Explorer 8.0 and older will automatically be redirected to this legacy version.

If you are using a modern web browser, you may instead navigate to the newer desktop version of fpnotebook. Another, mobile version is also available which should function on both newer and older web browsers.

Please Contact Me as you run across problems with any of these versions on the website.

Navigation Tree