PATIENT-APPLIED PODOFILOX FOR TREATMENT OF GENITAL WARTS

@article{Beutner1989PATIENTAPPLIEDPF,
  title={PATIENT-APPLIED PODOFILOX FOR TREATMENT OF GENITAL WARTS},
  author={Karl R. Beutner and Marcus A Conant and Alvin E. Friedman-Kien and M Illeman and NitzaN. Artman and Ronald A. Thisted and David H. King},
  journal={The Lancet},
  year={1989},
  volume={333},
  pages={831-834}
}
In a double-blind trial, 0.5% podofilox (podophyllotoxin) or placebo was applied by patients to their own genital warts in up to four treatment cycles. At some time during the study, 25 of the 56 podofilox treated patients and none of the 53 placebo group were completely wart-free. At the end of the treatment, 73.6% of the original warts in podofilox treated patients were gone compared with only 8.3% of those in the placebo group (mean percentage of total original wart area was reduced by 82.3… CONTINUE READING
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