Current and potential uses of imiquimod.

  title={Current and potential uses of imiquimod.},
  author={Yuchi Connie Chang and Vandana K Madkan and Robert H Cook-Norris and Karan K Sra and Stephen K Tyring},
  journal={Southern medical journal},
  volume={98 9},
Imiquimod, an imidazoquinoline amine, is an immune response modifier first FDA-approved for the treatment of external genital and perianal warts in 1997. Since its appearance on the market, its antiviral and antitumor properties have been used in the treatment of a variety of dermatologic conditions. In this review article, the basic mechanism of action of imiquimod, current FDA-approved and non-FDA-approved uses of imiquimod, and key points of medication application frequency, possible adverse… CONTINUE READING

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