Condylox Gel (Podofilox) and/or alternatives
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General Information On Condylox
Condylox is available as a gel and also as a topical solution. It is used for the removal of genital warts on the skin in between the genitals and the rectum. It is also used for treating perianal warts, otherwise known as condyloma acuminata. The Condylox drug is also commonly used on people suffering from HPV (Human Papillomavirus) which causes anal cancer as well as cervical cancer. This prescription drug is normally applied two times in a day for three continuous days and is then followed by without any treatment for four days. Depending upon your condition, the doctor may prescribe a couple of weeks of regular treatment.
Side Effects / Precautions for Condylox
Condylox or Podofilox has some side effects that are common with most drugs. If you experience allergic reactions like swollen lips, breathlessness and swelling of the face and tongue then meet your doctor immediately. Similarly, if you experience a burning or stinging sensation in your skin, excessive pain or bleeding or swelling of the treated area, stop taking Podofilox and consult your doctor instantly. Some of the other side effects of generic Condylox include mild burning or itching, moderate pain or swelling of the treatment area and an unpleasant smell. You may also experience mild to moderate pain during intercourse while on generic Condylox .
When using Podofilox Topical, you need to take certain precautions. Avoid sexual intercourse whenever you use this medication since genital warts can be transferred between sexual partners. Avoid using this topical medication near any heat substance or while smoking since it is inflammable.
The use of Condylox Gel is limited to 0.5gms/day or < 10 cm2 of the wart tissue. This dosage should not be exceeded and application of the gel to the surrounding tissues should be minimal. The gel should be applied either with your finger-tip or with the applicator. Condylox Gel should be applied daily twice, for 3 days. Discontinue the drug for the next 4 days consecutively. Repeat this one week’s cycle for the next 3 weeks only. Thus, once a 4 weeks treatment is over a re-evaluation is done to see the response. The Gel should not be administered for more than 4 weeks (that is 4 cycles).
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What is a "Generic" medication/drug?
Generic drugs are medications that have comparable medicinal ingredients as the original brand name drug, but which are generally cheaper in price. Nearly 1 in 3 drugs dispensed are "generic". They undergo testing to ensure that they are similar to their "brand" counterparts in:
- Active Ingredient (e.g. "Pravastatin" is the active ingredient in brand name Pravachol)
- Dosage (e.g. 10 mg of the active ingredient)
- Safety (e.g. same or similar side effects, drug interactions)
- Performance (e.g. 10 mg of a "generic" can be substituted for 10 mg of the "brand" and have the same therapeutic result)
- Intended use (e.g. both "generic" and "brand" would be prescribed for the same conditions)
What this means is that "generic" medications can be used as a substitute of their brand equivalents with the comparable therapeutic results. There are a few exceptions (examples are outlined at the end of this page) and as always you should consult your physician before switching from a brand name medications to a generic or vice versa.
What differences are there between generic and brand?
While generics and brand equivalent drugs contain the same active ingredients, they may be different in the following ways:
- Appearance (e.g. the scoring or markings)
The color, shape and size of the medication come from the fillers that are added to the active ingredients to make the drug. These fillers that are added to the drug have no medical use and do not to change the effectiveness of the final product. A generic drug must contain comparable active ingredients and must have a comparable strength and dosage as the original brand name equivalent. Generic drugs can be more cost effective than purchasing the brand name.
Why do generics cost less than the brand name equivalents?
When a new drug is "invented", the company that discovered it has a patent on it that gives them the exclusive production rights for this medication. Once the patent expires in a country, other companies can bring the product to market under their own name. This patent prevents other companies from copying the drug during that time so they can earn back their Research and Development costs through being the exclusive supplier of the product. After the patent expires however, other companies can develop a "generic" version of the product. These versions generally are offered at much lower prices because the companies do not have the same development costs as the original company who developed the medication.
The main thing to realize here though is that the two products are therapeutically equivalent. They may look different, and be called something different.
How are Generic drugs tested to ensure quality and efficacy?
Generally speaking, the two most generally accepted methods to prove the safety of a generic version of a drug are to either repeat most of the chemistry, animal and human studies originally done, or to show that the drug performs comparably with the original brand name drug. This second option is called a "comparative bioavailability" study. During this type of study, volunteers are given the original drug, and then separately later the generic drug. The rates at which the drug is delivered to the patient (into their blood stream or otherwise absorbed) are measured to ensure they are the same. Because the same active ingredient is used the major concern is just that it delivers the common chemical(s) at the same rate so that they have the same effect. Please note that the methods that the manufacturers use may vary from country to country.