What is Imiquimod Cream?
Imiquimod is a topical cream that stimulates the body’s immune system to target and eliminate abnormal skin cells.
How does it work?
The cream works by activating the immune cells in the skin, leading to the destruction of precancerous or cancerous cells.
Which types of skin cancer can it treat?
Imiquimod Cream is commonly used to treat superficial basal cell carcinoma and certain types of pre-cancerous skin lesions, known as actinic keratoses.
What to expect?
You may experience skin redness, irritation, or flaking at the application site during treatment. Following your dermatologist’s instructions for proper usage and application frequency is essential.
Following application, it’s important to protect the treated area from sunlight and follow the prescribed application routine.