Aldiq - All You Need To Know In 2021
21 July 2021

Aldiq


What it is used for

? treatment of solar (actinic) keratosis on the face and scalp (see Precautions), and ,? primary treatment of confirmed superficial basal cell carcinoma where surgery is considered inappropriate, and ,? treatment of external genital and perianal warts/condyloma acuminata in adults (see Precautions).


How to take it

The way to take this medicine is: Topical. This medicine is applied directly to the surface of the skin.

  • Store below 25 degrees Celsius
  • Do not Freeze
  • Shelf lifetime is 24 Months.

You should seek medical advice in relation to medicines and use only as directed by a healthcare professional.

Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.


Reporting side effects

You can help ensure medicines are safe by reporting the side effects you experience.

You can report side effects to your doctor, or directly at www.tga.gov.au/reporting-problems


How to take it

The way to take this medicine is: Topical. This medicine is applied directly to the surface of the skin.

  • Store below 25 degrees Celsius
  • Do not Freeze
  • Shelf lifetime is 24 Months.

You should seek medical advice in relation to medicines and use only as directed by a healthcare professional.

Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.


Pregnant or planning a pregnancy?

For the active ingredient imiquimod

You should seek advice from your doctor or pharmacist about taking this medicine. They can help you balance the risks and the benefits of this medicine during pregnancy.


Do I need a prescription?

This medicine is available from a pharmacist and requires a prescription. It is Schedule 4 : Prescription Only Medicine.


Visual appearance

A white to off white, oil in water vanishing cream


Is this medicine subsidised?

This medicine was verified as being available on the PBS (Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme) on March 1, 2020. To learn more about this subsidy, visit the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) website.

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Jade
4 months ago

Will my dermatologist give me a prescription of this cream if I mention this to her. I have SK (I prefer calling it this way because it’s embarrassing) particularly on my scalp. I’m really taking precautions at the moment because I was told it’s precancerous.