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Phenol, metacresol (Verrucacid) – [2 g vial]


A drug with a cauterizing and mummifying effect

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Verrukatsid Pharmacodynamics
It has a cauterizing effect, coagulates skin proteins.

Common, filiform and plantar warts, papillomas, acute condylomas of the skin, dry calluses, keratomas.

Contraindications .
Increased individual sensitivity to the drug components.
Pigmented nevi (moles), rashes located on the red border of the lips and mucous membranes.
Do not apply the drug to the surface of the skin over 20 cm ².
Children under 7 years of age.
Pregnancy and lactation:
Use of the drug is possible when the anticipated benefit to the mother exceeds the potential risk to the fetus or child.
During lactation it is not recommended to remove masses on mammary glands and hands.

Dosage and administration

  • Verrukatsid® is intended for external use only.
  • The drug is applied precisely to the treated area with a special applicator or a small thin wooden stick, avoiding its contact with the adjacent healthy skin and mucous membranes.
  • On small papillomas (up to 2 mm in size) and threadwarts Verrukatsid® is applied once.
  • Larger papillomas and small warts (2-3 mm in size) are smeared 3-4 times, with intervals for drying of the applied liquid.
  • Before removal with Verrukatsid® of warts with dense keratinized surface on hands, plantar warts, keratomas, dry calluses it is necessary to remove horny deposits from their surface. For this purpose, a keratolytic ointment (e.g. 10% salicylic or other) is applied for several hours, covered the smeared area with compress paper or polyethylene film, and then a gauze bandage is used. A gauze bandage may be used. After that, the bandage or plaster is removed, the skin is steamed in hot water with soap and soda for 10-15 minutes and remove stratum corneum (cut with manicure scissors or tongs).
  • Verrukatsid® is applied several times to the dried skin, taking 3-4 minute intervals for the preparation to dry.
  • Warts on hands and soles are treated with Verrukatsid® 7-10 times with 3-4 min intervals.
  • Keratomas and dry calluses can be treated 3-4 times at intervals of 3-4 min.
  • If it is necessary to apply the drug multiple times, it is advisable to lubricate the surrounding skin with zinc paste in order to avoid burns. The paste is removed with a dry gauze tampon after the last portion of Verrukatsid® has dried.
  • It is not recommended to remove acute condylomas on your own and treat them with Verrukatsid® in the treatment room of an outpatient clinic by a dermatovenerologist or urologist. The preparation Verrukatsid® is applied separately to each element 1-2 times with an interval of 3-4 minutes.
  • Repeat treatment in 6-8 days after crusts fall off, if necessary. 4-5 treatments are allowed.