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Aldara

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Satisfaction
8.2
3.8  Effectiveness
5.4  Side Effects
3.1  Holistic Benefits

RateADrug users have reported 3 Aldara side effects and 1 Aldara benefit.

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Treatment Information
The generic name of this medication is imiquimod and Aldara is the brand name.

Aldara is manufactured by 3M Pharmaceuticals.

The active ingredient of this medication is imiquimod. Inactive ingredients include: benzyl alcohol; cetyl alcohol; glycerin; isostearic acid; methylparaben; polysorbate 60; propylparaben; purified water; sorbitan monostearate; stearyl alcohol; white petrolatum; xanthan gum.

It is primarily used in the treatment of certain types of skin growth like actinic keratoses or skin cancer like superficial basal cell carcinoma.
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Effectiveness of Aldara by Condition
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Reported Changes in Health and Well-Being
Since taking Aldara, RateADrug survey participants noticed these changes in their health:
Effect on:Much WorseWorseNo ChangeBetterMuch Better
Appetite 0% 0% 100% 0% 0%
Balance/Equilibrium 0% 0% 100% 0% 0%
Blood Pressure 0% 0% 100% 0% 0%
Breathing 0% 0% 100% 0% 0%
Confidence 0% 0% 100% 0% 0%
Coordination/Motor Skills 0% 0% 100% 0% 0%
Digestion 0% 0% 100% 0% 0%
Emotional Well-being 0% 0% 100% 0% 0%
Energy 0% 0% 100% 0% 0%
Eyesight 0% 0% 100% 0% 0%
Memory 0% 0% 100% 0% 0%
Mental Clarity 0% 0% 66.7% 33.3% 0%
Pain 0% 0% 100% 0% 0%
Patience 0% 33.3% 66.7% 0% 0%
Sexual Health 0% 0% 100% 0% 0%
Skin Complexion 0% 0% 66.7% 33.3% 0%
Sleep 0% 25% 75% 0% 0%
Stress Level 0% 0% 66.7% 33.3% 0%
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Commonly Reported Aldara Side Effects
RateADrug survey participants experienced these commonly reported side effects:
Effect on:NoneMildModerateStrongSevere
Allergic Reaction 33.3% 0% 66.7% 0% 0%
Fatigue 33.3% 66.7% 0% 0% 0%
Flaky / Peeling Skin 66.7% 0% 33.3% 0% 0%
Itching 25% 50% 0% 25% 0%
Redness 66.7% 0% 0% 0% 33.3%
Skin Inflammation 66.7% 0% 33.3% 0% 0%
Stinging Sensation 75% 25% 0% 0% 0%
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User Comments about Aldara
11 Jul 2010 This drug is effecient agianst genital warts.
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11 Jul 2010 I was satisfied by the use of this drug. It has few side effects.
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