Methods of treating dermatological disorders and inducing interferon biosynthesis with shorter durations of imiquimod therapy

  • US 8,598,196 B2
  • Filed: 07/18/2012
  • Issued: 12/03/2013
  • Est. Priority Date: 08/18/2008
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A method for treating an external genital or perianal wart in a subject comprising:

  • (a) applying a 3.75% w/w imiquimod composition to a dermatological area of the subject having the wart; and

    (b) allowing the imiquimod composition to remain in contact with the dermatological area for a sufficient time following the application whereby an effective amount of the imiquimod composition penetrates the dermatological area; and

    wherein the 3.75% w/w imiquimod composition is applied to the dermatological area of the subject once daily for up to 8 consecutive weeks or until clearance is observed, whichever occurs earlier, to treat the wart.

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