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Condylox Side Effects

Generic Name: podofilox topical

Note: This page contains information about the side effects of podofilox topical. Some of the dosage forms included on this document may not apply to the brand name Condylox.

For the Consumer

Applies to podofilox topical: topical gel/jelly, topical solution

In addition to its needed effects, some unwanted effects may be caused by podofilox topical (the active ingredient contained in Condylox). In the event that any of these side effects do occur, they may require medical attention.

Severity: Moderate

If any of the following side effects occur while taking podofilox topical, check with your doctor or nurse as soon as possible:

More common:
  • Bad odor (solution only)
  • bleeding of treated skin
  • blistering, crusting, or scabbing of treated skin
  • bloody urine (solution only)
  • burning feeling of treated skin
  • dizziness (solution only)
  • headache (gel only)
  • itching of treated skin
  • pain during sexual intercourse (solution only)
  • pain of treated skin
  • problems with foreskin of penis (solution only)
  • redness or swelling of treated skin
  • scarring of treated skin (solution only)
  • skin ulcers of treated skin
  • vomiting (solution only)
Symptoms of overdose: - in order of occurrence
  • Nausea
  • vomiting
  • diarrhea
  • chills
  • fever
  • sore throat
  • unusual bleeding or bruising
  • oral ulcers

Minor Side Effects

Some of the side effects that can occur with podofilox topical may not need medical attention. As your body adjusts to the medicine during treatment these side effects may go away. Your health care professional may also be able to tell you about ways to reduce or prevent some of these side effects. If any of the following side effects continue, are bothersome or if you have any questions about them, check with your health care professional:

More common:
  • Dryness of treated skin
  • peeling of treated skin
  • soreness or tenderness of treated skin
  • stinging or tingling of treated skin
  • trouble in sleeping (solution only)
Less common:
  • Changes in color of treated skin (gel only)
  • skin rash (gel only)

For Healthcare Professionals

Applies to podofilox topical: topical gel, topical solution

Gastrointestinal

Gastrointestinal side effects have included vomiting.[Ref]

Local

Local side effects have included burning, pain, inflammation, erosion, itching, and bleeding. Reports of burning and pain were greater and more severe in women than in men. Tenderness, chafing, malodor, scarring, vesicle formation, crusting edema, dryness, peeling, and ulceration have also been reported.[Ref]

Genitourinary

Genitourinary side effects have included pain with intercourse, foreskin irretraction, and hematuria.[Ref]

Nervous system

Nervous system side effects have included headache, insomnia, and dizziness.[Ref]

References

1. "Product Information. Podofilox Topical (podofilox topical)." Paddock Laboratories Inc, Minneapolis, MN.

2. "Product Information. Condylox (podofilox topical)." Oclassen Dermatologics, Morristown, NJ.

Not all side effects for Condylox may be reported. You should always consult a doctor or healthcare professional for medical advice. Side effects can be reported to the FDA here.

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