Imiquimod is a Medicine belongs to Antiviral group whose information about Brand can be referenced from   Book : Martindale    Page : 986   Edition : 38  

  ►   Brandname : Imiquad, Nilwart, Aldara, Zyclara
  ►  Strength : Cream with 5 %. 

Reference of this Medicine for its Strength can be taken from   Book : Basic & Clinical pharmacology    Page : 889   Edition : 12  
A Route of administration in pharmacology and toxicology is the path by which a drug, fluid, poison, or other substance is taken into the body. Routes of administration are generally classified by the location at which the substance is applied. Common examples include oral and intravenous administration.

  ►  Route of administration : Topical
Reference :-   Book : Martindale    Page : 985   Edition : 38  

Dosing of Medicine differ in Adult & Pediatrics ↓

Adult Dose

S.No Ailment   Route   Dose Min   Dose Max   Unit   Dosage Form   Frequency   Additional Info
1 Basal cell carcinoma Topical 5 % Cream Applied 5 times each week for 6 weeks and left on the skin for about 8 hours.
2 Genital and perianal warts Topical 5 % Cream t.i.d. Each week for up to 16 weeks and is left on the skin for 6 to 10 hours.
3 Actinic keratoses Topical 5 % Cream On the face or scalp, Left on the skin for 8 hours.

Ref :-  Book : Martindale    Page : 985   Edition : 38  



Pediatric Dose

S.No Ailment   Age Min   Age Max   Weight ( Kg ) Route   Dose Min   Dose Max   Unit   Dosage Form   Frequency  Additional Info  
1 External genital warts Topical 5 % Cream

Ref :- Book : Nelson's textbook of Pediatrics    Page : 1140   Edition : 19  
►  Side Effect : local skin erosion, Erythema, Excoriation, Flaking, Oedema, Skin reaction, Hyperpigmentation, Hypopigmentation, Headache, Myalgia, Flu-like symptoms, Hypotension
Ref :-   Book : Martindale    Page : 986   Edition : 38th.   Martindale    Page : 986   Edition : 38.  

►  Drug Interaction : Drug interaction of Imiquimod is with NA

  ►    Mechanism of Drug Drug Interaction :  N.F.R.B
Ref :-   Book :    Page :    Edition : .  


►  Contraindication : Hypersensitivity to Imiquimod
Ref :-   Book : Principle of Pharmacology (The Pathophysiologic Basis of Drug Therapy)    Page : 673   Edition : 38.  
  ►  Mechanism of Action :   It is a synthetic imidazoquinoline amine believed to exert immunomodulatory effects by acting as a ligand at toll-like receptors in the innate immune system and inducing the cytokines interferon- (IFN-), tumor necrosis factor- (TNF-), and IL-1, IL-6, IL-8, IL-10, and IL-12.
Ref :-   Book : Goodman    Page : 1823   Edition : 12.  

Pathway of DIETARY Product


​   ► Act.Comp / Nutrient / Food / Herb as follows :- Vinca with Another pathway.  

  ►  Pathway with its reference as follows :-
  • Vincristine and vinblastine have arrests multiplication of cancerous cells --- (Kokate, C. (2013). Pharmacognosy (4th ed.). Pune: Nirali Prakashan. )

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  • DIETARY Substance Interactions


    ​   ► This Medicine interact with :- NA



    ContraIndication DIETARY Substance


    ​   ► This Medicine contraindicate with :- NA

    ►   Route of Elimination :   NA

    ►    Plasma Half-life :   Min value :-   NA    Max value :-   NA

    ►    Peak Plasma Concentration :   Min value :-   NA    Max value :-   NA