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Podocon-25

Podocon-25®
(25% podophyllin in benzoin tincture)

DRUG DESCRIPTION

Podocon-25® is composed of Podophyllin (Podophyllum Resin, American) 25% in Benzoin Tincture. Podophyllum Resin is the powdered mixture of resins removed from the May apple or Mandrake (Podophyllum peltatum Linne'), a perennial plant of northern and middle United States(1). The podophyllin resin used in this product is exclusively the American podophyllin (rather than the Indian resin). American podophyllin typically has a reduced level of podophyllotoxin (see CLINICAL PHARMACOLOGY section).

What are the possible side effects of podophyllum resin topical (Podocon-25)?

Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.

Call your doctor at once if you have a serious side effect such as:

  • severe burning, stinging, itching, redness, swelling, or skin changes where the medicine was applied;
  • numbness, burning, pain, or tingly feeling;
  • easy bruising or bleeding, weakness;
  • fever; or
  • severe constipation or stomach cramps.

Less serious side effects may...

Read All Potential Side Effects and See Pictures of Podocon-25 »

REFERENCE

What are the possible side effects of podophyllum resin topical (Podocon-25)?

Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.

Call your doctor at once if you have a serious side effect such as:

  • severe burning, stinging, itching, redness, swelling, or skin changes where the medicine was applied;
  • numbness, burning, pain, or tingly feeling;
  • easy bruising or bleeding, weakness;
  • fever; or
  • severe constipation or stomach cramps.

Less serious side effects may...

Read All Potential Side Effects and See Pictures of Podocon-25 »

1) Blumgarten, A.F.: Text Book of Materia Medica, Pharmacology and Therapeutics; Ed. 7, New York, The Macmillan Company, 1937, pp. 220 and 223.

What are the possible side effects of podophyllum resin topical (Podocon-25)?

Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.

Call your doctor at once if you have a serious side effect such as:

  • severe burning, stinging, itching, redness, swelling, or skin changes where the medicine was applied;
  • numbness, burning, pain, or tingly feeling;
  • easy bruising or bleeding, weakness;
  • fever; or
  • severe constipation or stomach cramps.

Less serious side effects may...

Read All Potential Side Effects and See Pictures of Podocon-25 »

Last reviewed on RxList: 9/15/2008
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.

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