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Nilwart Cream


Overview

Introduction

Nilwart Cream is used in the treatment of genital warts, rough and scaly patches that appear due to exposure to the sun and a certain type of skin cancer. It works by triggering the immune system to fight against the virus responsible for these warts.

Nilwart Cream is for external use only. You should always use it exactly as your doctor has told you. The affected area should be clean and dry before application. You must wash your hands thoroughly before and after applying this medicine. This medicine should be used regularly to get the most benefit from it. Do not use more than you need as it will not clear your condition faster and some side effects may be increased. If your condition goes on for longer than four weeks or gets worse at any time, let your doctor know. You can help this medicine work better by keeping the affected areas clean, making sure they are dry and washing your hands before and after treating the infection.

Common side effects include application site reactions like itching, burning, redness, dryness, swelling, and skin ulceration. Please consult your doctor if these side effects persist for a longer duration. Avoid direct contact of the Nilwart Cream with your eyes. In case of direct contact, wash your eyes with water and seek immediate medical attention.

Before taking this medicine, you should tell your doctor if you are pregnant, planning pregnancy or breastfeeding. You should tell your doctor if you have any kidney or liver diseases so that your doctor can prescribe a suitable dose for you.

Uses of Nilwart Cream

  • Genital warts (Skin bumps on or around the genital or anal area)
  • Actinic keratosis
  • Basal cell cancer

Side effects of Nilwart Cream

Common
  • Dry skin

How to cope with side effects?

The occurrence of side effects varies from person to person. The following are a few ways of dealing with some of the common side effects. However, consult your doctor if these persist.

  • Coping with Dry skin
    Use mild cleansing creams or soaps rather than harsh or perfumed ones. Use warm water (not hot) and do not spend too long in the bath or shower. Long bathing hours or using harsh soaps can wash away natural oils. Dry your skin gently with a towel and apply moisturizer immediately after washing. Do not use alcohol-based products on your skin. Choose clothing fabrics that will not irritate your skin.

How to use Nilwart Cream

This medicine is for external use only. Use it in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Clean and dry the affected area and apply the cream. Wash your hands after applying, unless hands are the affected area.

How Nilwart Cream works

Nilwart Cream works in genital warts by triggering the immune system to produce natural substances which help fight against the virus, that causes warts. Researchers don't know how exactly it works in actinic keratosis or basal cell cancer.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
No interaction found/established
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Nilwart Cream may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
Breastfeeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Nilwart Cream is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
Driving
No interaction found/established
Kidney
No interaction found/established
Liver
No interaction found/established

What if you forget to take Nilwart Cream?

If you miss a dose of Nilwart Cream, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

Alternate Brands

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Quick Tips

  • Inform you doctor if you have or ever had unusual sensitivity to sunlight, any skin disease such as psoriasis, graft vs. host disease, recent surgery to the affected area, any other type of skin cancer,  any condition that affects the immune system (such as human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) or acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS), Human Papilloma virus (HPV) infection.
  • Do not cover the treated area with bandages or dressings.
  • Avoid contact with vagina, eyes, nose, mouth, lips and exposure to sunlight. Women should take special care when applying cream at the opening of the vagina. 
  • Do not administrate imiquimod until the wound is completely healed from any previous drug or surgical treatment and also on normal or inflamed skin and open wounds.
  • Caution should be exercised if you have autoimmune disorder, broken, damaged or inflamed skin.
  • Tell your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to get pregnant or breastfeeding.
  • Do not take if Patients is allergic to imiquimod or any of its ingredients.

Patient Concerns

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I have gential warts on my penis
Dr. Deepak Kumar Soni
Ayurveda
For genital warts Kindly once consult to skin doctor
my problem is genital warts in penis area
Dr. Jyoti Arora
Sexology
Thanks for sending across your query.For your concern kindly visit your near urologist doctor. Or visit to our clinic.
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FAQs

Q. Is Nilwart a steroid and is it over the counter medicine?

Nilwart is non-steroidal topical cream and it is not sold over the counter.

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Dr. Reddy's Laboratories Ltd., 8-2-337, Road No. 3, Banjara Hills, Hyderabad, Telangana 500034, INDIA
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