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Sinecatechins Topical Dosage

Medically reviewed by Last updated on May 26, 2023.

Applies to the following strengths: 15%

Usual Adult Dose for Condylomata Acuminata

Apply a thin layer (0.5 cm) to all external genital and perianal warts 3 times a day

  • Duration of therapy: Continue until complete clearance of all warts; not to exceed 16 weeks

  • It is not necessary to wash off ointment from treatment areas prior to next application.
  • Localized skin reactions (e.g., erythema) at application site are common and treatment should continue when severity of the local skin reaction is acceptable.
  • Safety and effectiveness have not been established for treatment beyond 16 weeks or for multiple treatment courses.

Use: For the topical treatment of external genital and perianal warts (Condylomata acuminata) in immunocompetent patients

Renal Dose Adjustments

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Liver Dose Adjustments

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Safety and efficacy have not been established in patients younger than 18 years.

Consult WARNINGS section for additional precautions.


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Other Comments

Administration advice:

  • For external use only; not for ophthalmic, oral, intravaginal, or intra-anal use.
  • Wash hands before and after applications.
  • Treatment area should not be bandaged or otherwise covered or wrapped as to be occlusive.
  • Uncircumcised males treating warts under foreskin should retract foreskin and clean the area daily.

Storage requirements:
  • Prior to dispensing, store in refrigerator at 2C to 8C (36F to 46F); after dispensing, store refrigerated or up to 25C (77F); do not freeze.

  • Clinical studies did not include a sufficient number of patients older than 65 years and it is therefore unknown if they respond differently.
  • Safety and effectiveness in immunosuppressed patients have not been established.

Patient advice:
  • This drug may weaken condoms and vaginal diaphragms; this combination should be avoided.
  • Female patients using tampons should insert the tampon prior to ointment application; accidental application into the vagina while changing the tampon must be avoided.
  • This drug may stain clothing and bedding.
  • Avoid exposure of the genital and perianal area to sun/ultraviolet light.
  • All sexual contact should be avoided while ointment is on skin, or ointment should be washed off prior to activities.

Further information

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