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Benzoin compound/podophyllum (On the skin)

Benzoin Compound (BEN-zoyn KOM-pownd), Podophyllum (pode-oh-FIL-um)

Treats genital warts.

Brand Name(s):


There may be other brand names for this medicine.

When This Medicine Should Not Be Used:

You should not use this medicine if you have had an allergic reaction to benzoin compound or podophyllum, or if you have diabetes, trouble with blood circulation, or are using steroid medicines (such as dexamethasone, prednisone, or Medrol®). This medicine is not used to treat moles, birthmarks, irritated or bleeding warts, or unusual warts with hair growing from them. You should not use this medicine if you are pregnant.

How to Use This Medicine:


If a dose is missed:

Drugs and Foods to Avoid:

Ask your doctor or pharmacist before using any other medicine, including over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal products.

Warnings While Using This Medicine:

Possible Side Effects While Using This Medicine:

Call your doctor right away if you notice any of these side effects:

If you notice these less serious side effects, talk with your doctor:

If you notice other side effects that you think are caused by this medicine, tell your doctor

Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088

Last Updated: 12/12/2016

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