Interferon therapy for condylomata acuminata.

  title={Interferon therapy for condylomata acuminata.},
  author={Lawrence J. Eron and Freeland Judson and Simon Tucker and Steven Prawer and John FitzMaurice Mills and Kieran C. Murphy and Michael A. Hickey and Miriam P. Rogers and Stephen Alan Flannigan and Nina Mai Hien},
  journal={The New England journal of medicine},
  volume={315 17},
Current therapy for condylomata acuminata (genital warts) is not consistently effective. Therefore, we conducted a randomized, double-blind trial to compare interferon alpha-2b with placebo in the treatment of this disorder. Our rationale was that interferon has both antiproliferative and antiviral properties. The placebo or interferon (1 X 10(6) IU) was injected directly into one to three warts three times weekly for three weeks. The injections were well tolerated by both groups of patients… CONTINUE READING