Kondilin - antitumor agent of high efficiency

March 28th, 2010

  • Kondilin - antitumor agent of high efficiency
  • Indications and contraindications

 Kondilin - is an ointment or a solution for external use, the active ingredient is podophyllotoxin, a substance which is obtained from the roots of plants podophyllum. The solution was applied directly to the genital warts. Kondilin penetrates the wart tissue Warts - germ of cancer?  Warts - germ of cancer?
   and prevents further division and proliferation of cells that form warts. Over time, these cells die, and in their place is formed healthy tissue.

Genital warts in women and genital warts in men, the area of ​​which more than 4 cm ², should be treated under the constant supervision of a physician.

 Kondilin - antitumor agent of high efficiency


  • Kondilin be applied to genital warts twice a day (morning and evening), during three days.
  • Before each use, should wash the affected skin with soap and water, and allow them to dry completely.
  • When using kondilina need to use only special applicator. Apply solution to warts and let it dry.
  • After applying kondilina wash your hands thoroughly.

If genital warts are not passed or at least become less after three days of treatment, the doctor may recommend that you repeat the treatment after a week. The three-day course of treatment can be repeated every week for five weeks. If genital warts will not go, and then you need to consult a doctor - probably kondilin not suit you, or was misdiagnosed.

 Kondilin - antitumor agent of high efficiency


  • Kondilin is only for external use and for the treatment of genital warts. Do not use it in other ways and for other purposes.
  • Avoid kondilina healthy skin Healthy skin - daily program for skin care  Healthy skin - daily program for skin care
  • Do not apply to damaged kondilin, bleeding or inflamed skin or open wounds.
  • Avoid getting this medication in your eyes. If kondilin accidentally gets into your eyes, immediately rinse eyes with water. If you then appear burning, increased tearing and other symptoms as soon as possible consult a physician.
  • Kondilin in the form of a solution containing ethanol is highly flammable. Keep it away from open flame.

 Kondilin - antitumor agent of high efficiency


Kondilin not recommended for use during pregnancy, lactation, as well as persons under 18 years of age.

It also should not be used if you are allergic to any of its components. If you have ever had an allergy to any medications, consult your doctor before you start taking kondilin.

 Kondilin - antitumor agent of high efficiency

Side effects

At present the only known side-effect is the stimulation of the skin to which the drug is applied. With a very strong irritation discontinue use and consult a physician.

Kondilin does not affect a person's ability to drive and perform work that requires high concentration of attention.

Vaccination against chickenpox - all you need it?

February 16, 2014

 vaccination against chickenpox
 Vaccination against chickenpox is recommended for children after a year, as well as adolescents and adults, including women who have not had chickenpox as a child and are planning a pregnancy. Vaccination against chickenpox may also prevent infection if after contact with the sick is not older than 72 hours.


Vaccination against chickenpox - why do it?

Chickenpox or chicken pox - an acute infectious disease of children, which is caused by the herpes virus type 3 Herpes type 3 - causes chicken pox and shingles  Herpes type 3 - causes chicken pox and shingles
   (varicella zoster) and most often occurs easily. Nevertheless, it is possible and severe disease with central nervous system and internal organs. Today, when there is morbidity statistics, we can say that about every tenth child's disease is hard, with complications.

The easiest way to transfer children from chickenpox to 12 years, since 13 years, the infection is more severe. In adults, chickenpox occurs, as a rule, difficult and long. Especially dangerous is the virus infection for people with reduced immunity: innate immune deficiency, secondary immunodeficiency (including HIV infection, cancers after organ transplantation, and so on). A particular danger is chicken pox during pregnancy - any herpes infection can threaten the fetus.


When doing vaccinated against chickenpox

Vaccinations against chickenpox is recommended for all children from one year to 12 years. Vaccination against chickenpox in adults and adolescents who have not previously suffered from this infection, is also needed. Especially recommended to vaccinate individuals who are in a closed team (in a boarding school, barracks, etc.), or are at risk. At risk - it is patients with acute leukemia, severe chronic diseases receiving treatment, overwhelming the immune system, and radiation therapy.

Women who are planning a pregnancy, but not ill earlier chickenpox should be vaccinated in the three months before conception.

Vaccination against chickenpox may also prevent disease after exposure, but only if after contact was not more than 72 hours.

Are there any contraindications to vaccination against chickenpox? Of course, there is an individual intolerance of vaccine, pregnancy, breast-feeding expressed human immunity. Interim contraindication is any acute illness or exacerbation of chronic diseases.


Where to be vaccinated against chickenpox?

Children vaccinated against chickenpox can be done at the regional children's clinic intended pediatrician. Adult vaccination appoints local therapist, and during pregnancy planning - an obstetrician-gynecologist of female consultation.

Vaccination against chickenpox is carried out by administration of the vaccine. In Russia, the chickenpox vaccination is carried out using vaccines Varilriks (pharmaceutical company GlaksoSmit-Klein, Belgium) and Okavaks (Research Foundation for Infectious Diseases of Osaka University, Japan). Okavaks entered all once and Varilriks - children up to 13 years once, and adolescents and adults - twice, with an interval of 6 - 10 weeks.


Vaccination against chickenpox: Implications

The normal consequence of vaccination against chickenpox will develop specific immunity against this infection. Antibodies to the causative agent of chicken pox begins to produce immediately after the introduction of the vaccine, the whole process takes about 6 weeks.

It may also provide a vaccination against chickenpox complications, it is the side effects of vaccination. From the local side-effects can be noted the appearance of redness and swelling of dense tissue at the site of vaccine administration. Local reactions usually disappear on their own within a few days.

From the general reaction to the introduction of the chickenpox vaccine Chickenpox vaccine - how effective is it?  Chickenpox vaccine - how effective is it?
   you may receive:

  • allergic reactions - immediately after vaccine administration can appear anaphylaxis, angioedema, respiratory failure, and so on; within days after vaccination might also be some other allergic reactions (e.g., skin itch);
  • after 14-21 days after vaccination may rise a slight fever and a rash, including a rash similar to chickenpox The rash of chickenpox - characteristic bubbles with clear content  The rash of chickenpox - characteristic bubbles with clear content
 , Enlarged lymph nodes; very often such events occur in patients at risk; They held their own in a few days;
  • can also disturb headache, drowsiness, seizures, movement disorder, conjunctivitis, runny nose, cough, dry and sore throat, vomiting, diarrhea, abdominal pain Abdominal pain: Types and Symptoms  Abdominal pain: Types and Symptoms
 , Pain in muscles and joints, fatigue, malaise.

Vaccinations against chickenpox do only after a medical examination, taking into account the available indications and contraindications. To do or not to be vaccinated against chickenpox in each case decided by the doctor.

Galina Romanenko

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