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(imiquimod) Cream, 3.75%, for Topical Use
(imiquimod) Cream, 2.5%, for Topical Use
ZYCLARA (imiquimod) Cream, 2.5% or 3.75% is intended for topical administration. Each gram contains 25 mg or 37.5 mg of imiquimod, respectively, in a white to faintly yellow oil-in-water cream base consisting of isostearic acid, cetyl alcohol, stearyl alcohol, white petrolatum, polysorbate 60, sorbitan monostearate, glycerin, xanthan gum, purified water, benzyl alcohol, methylparaben, and propylparaben.
Chemically, imiquimod is l-(2-methylpropyl)-lH-imidazol[4,5-c]quinolin-4-amine.
Imiquimod has a molecular formula of C14H16N4
and a molecular weight of 240.3. Its structural formula is:
ZYCLARA (imiquimod) Cream, 2.5% and 3.75% come as premeasured packets containing 6.25 mg and 9.4 mg of imiquimod, respectively, in 0.25 g of cream. ZYCLARA (imiquimod) Cream, 2.5% and 3.75% also come in pumps which dispense 5.9 mg or 8.8 mg of imiquimod, respectively, in 0.235 g of cream per full actuation of the pump after priming.
Last reviewed on RxList: 3/1/2012
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
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