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Technical Information - Wartec The Podophyllotoxin is a plant extract that has antimitotic properties, is used to treat genital and perianal warts. It is the main active ingredient of podophyllin resin obtained from Podophyllum emodi.

Wartec cream

Podophyllotoxin - Cream 0.15%

External use

Adult use

Presentation - Wartec

Cream: Pack containing tube with 5 grams of product and a mirror.

Composition - Wartec

Each g contains: Podophyllotoxin 1.5 mg, Excipient qs 1.0 g. The excipient contains: phosphoric acid, sorbic acid, purified water, cetyl alcohol, stearyl alcohol, butilidroxianisol (BHA), methyl, isopropyl myristate, fractionated coconut oil, mineral oil, propylparaben, STEARETH-7, STEARETH-10.

Patient Information - Wartec

WARTEC is an antiviral drug used to treat genital warts affecting the penis in men, and female external genitalia. Keep product at room temperature (15 ° C-25 ° C). Shelf life: 36 months from the date of manufacture. Tell your doctor the occurrence of pregnancy during treatment or after its termination. Tell your doctor if you are breastfeeding.

Do not use medicine on its expiry date. May be harmful to your health.

Technical Information - Wartec

The Podophyllotoxin is a plant extract that has antimitotic properties, is used to treat genital and perianal warts. It is the main active ingredient of podophyllin resin obtained from Podophyllum emodi. The podophyllotoxin presents local adverse reactions, with low systemic absorption, unlike podophyllin, which has a high toxic potential. Mechanism of Action: Podophyllotoxin is an antimitotic that inhibits the metaphase in dividing cells, binding to at least one site of tubulin. The binding prevents the polymerization of tubulin to form microtubules, which results in the suspension of mitosis.

Contraindications - Wartec

Treatment of open wounds such as those arising from surgical procedures. Wartec is contraindicated in patients with hypersensitivity to any component of the formula. The concomitant use of the product with other preparations containing podophyllotoxin is contraindicated. Wartec should not be used in children.

Precautions - Wartec

You should avoid contact with eyes. In the event of accidental contact, rinse thoroughly with water and consult your physician. If the product is ingested, immediately contact your doctor or local hospital. Show the tube and this leaflet to the doctor. Treatment with Wartec should not be done during menstruation because of the likelihood of poor therapeutic response to medication by washing the menstrual flow. It is recommended to avoid sexual activity during this period. If it occurs, you should use a condom. As podophyllotoxin acts as inhibitor of cell division metaphase, Wartec should not be used by pregnant women, babies or small children, or women who are planning pregnancy.

Wartec use during pregnancy should not be used during pregnancy. There are no controlled studies available in animals or pregnant women.

Use during lactation has not been established whether Wartec is excreted into breast milk. Therefore, should not be used during breastfeeding.

Mutagenesis, carcinogenesis and impaired fertility in animal studies, podophyllotoxin did not cause birth defects and did not affect embryonic development and distribution of the sexes of the offspring at doses far higher than therapeutic doses. Therefore, it was shown that podophyllotoxin is not a mutagenic substance, nor carcinogenic and causes no damage to fertility in animal studies. In humans, there have been documented fertility problems.

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