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imiquimod

POM
Read time: 16 mins
Last updated: 28 May 2019
Published: 04 Sep 2020

4.1 Therapeutic indications

Imiquimod cream is indicated for the topical treatment of

- clinically typical, nonhyperkeratotic, nonhypertrophic actinic keratoses (AKs) on the face or scalp in immunocompetent adult patients when size or number of lesions limit the efficacy and/or acceptability of cryotherapy and other topical treatment options are contraindicated or less appropriate.

Please also refer to section 5.1.

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