Imiquad is one of the brands under which Imiquimod is produced. The drug of the highest quality is produced by Glenmark Pharmaceuticals, named in 2008 by a number of specialized publications as the best pharmaceutical company in the world. Like Aldara, it showed excellent results in the treatment of infectious skin diseases - papillomas, genital warts, molluscum contagiosum. It is also used to treat basal cell carcinoma. Imiquad stimulates the immune system by promoting the production of interferons. As a result, the body independently, from the inside gets rid of the infection.
General information about Imiquad (Imiquimod)
Cream Imiquad (Imiquimod) is produced by one of the most famous Indian pharmaceutical companies Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Ltd., the highest quality of which is recognized all over the world. Suffice it to say that Imiquad (Imiquimod), like many other drugs from this company, has been approved by the US FDA, which means it meets the USP quality requirements. The company employs over 14000 people in more than 80 countries around the world. The factories of the company are located in 14 countries of the world (USA, India, Argentina, Czech Republic), the company has 3 research centers. As of 2019, it is among the top 80 pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies in the world (SCRIP 100 Rankings 2019).
SCRIP Magazine, the world's largest pharmaceuticals magazine, awarded Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Ltd. the title of Best Pharma Company in the World - SME, and also the title of the fastest growing company in the pharmaceutical market (Best Company across emerging markets). Another no less respected throughout the business world, Forbes, has recognized Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Ltd. Asia's best company in 2008 among companies with capital less than a billion dollars.
All this testifies to the highest quality of the cream Imiquad (Imiquimod) at a lower price compared to competitors.
Cream Imiquad (Imiquimod) is an immune response modifier. When applied to the skin, imiquimod increases the production of antiviral and anticancer agents - interferon alpha and tumor necrosis factor.
In a few weeks Imiquad (Imiquimod) allows you to get rid of the manifestations of infection on the skin - genital warts, molluscum contagiosum. According to a number of clinical trials, Imiquimod can achieve significant improvement in 8-10 weeks of use. In addition, the drug stimulates skin regeneration and improves its appearance in case of actinic (senile) keratosis.
Packaging form, composition and dosage of Imiquad (Imiquimod)
Imiquad (Imiquimod) comes in a pack containing 3 sachets of 250 mg cream. One sachet contains 12.5 mg imiquimod (i.e., 5% w/w).
Indications for the use of Imiquad (Imiquimod)
Imiquad (Imiquimod) is used to treat papillomavirus infection - papillomas, genital warts, molluscum contagiosum infection. The drug is also effective in the treatment of actinic keratosis and basal cell carcinoma (basalioma).
In clinical trials, 84% of patients cured within 12 weeks. 8% had significant improvements.
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How to use Imiquimod
Imiquad (Imiquimod) is applied in a thin layer to the affected skin at night (6-8 hours) three times a week - for example, on Monday, Wednesday and Friday. In the morning, wash off the cream from the skin with warm water and soap.
The course of treatment lasts until the complete disappearance of genital warts or other formations, but no more than 16 weeks.
More information about Imiquad (Imiquimod)
Method of application and properties of Imiquad (Imiquimod) are absolutely identical to Aldara. Therefore, it will be useful for you to familiarize yourself with the data on Aldara too.