Podophyllum Resin Pharmacology

Podophyllum Resin

About Podophyllum Resin
A mixture of resins from podophyllum,cytotoxic agent, Removing genital warts(a topical caustic).
Mechanism of Action of Podophyllum Resin
Podophyllin resin binds to the tubulin dimers and inhibits the polymerization causing disassembly of microtubule structure. Disruption of the microtubules arrests mitosis in metaphase. Thus it removes genital warts by stopping cell growth
Pharmacokinets of Podophyllum Resin
Absorption: It is systemically absorbed after topical application.
Onset of Action for Podophyllum Resin
Duration of Action for Podophyllum Resin
Half Life of Podophyllum Resin
Side Effects of Podophyllum Resin
8.Bloody diarrhoea
9.Abdominal pain
11.Muscle paralysis
12.Breathing difficulty
Contra-indications of Podophyllum Resin
1.Hypersensitivity to Podophyllum resin
4.Crohn`s disease
5.Irritable bowel syndrome
Special Precautions while taking Podophyllum Resin
1.Use caution while applying to large areas, swollen and irritated areas
Pregnancy Related Information
Old Age Related Information
Use with caution
Breast Feeding Related Information
Children Related Information
Indications for Podophyllum Resin
Interactions for Podophyllum Resin
Typical Dosage for Podophyllum Resin
Adult: Apply one drop of 0.5% podophyllum solution or a small dab of 0.25% podophyllum cream to the affected area twice a day for three days.
Schedule of Podophyllum Resin
Storage Requirements for Podophyllum Resin
Store at room temperature at 15 - 30 degrees C in a tightly closed container.Store away from heat, moisture, and light. Keep out of the reach of children.
Effects of Missed Dosage of Podophyllum Resin
Apply the missed dose as soon as noticed and if it is the time for next dose then skip the missed dose.Do not double the dose.Continue the regular schedule.
Effects of Overdose of Podophyllum Resin
Give supportive measures and symptomatic treatment.

Home Delivery for Podophyllum Resin in Your City

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However, we do publish a comprehensive directory of Pharmacies, Chemists and Druggists in cities all over India. You can use this directory to find the medicine stores in your city (or area) that provide home delivery services for podophyllum resin and other medicines and health products. Home delivery services for podophyllum resin may be free or they may cost you depending on the pharmacy and the minimum order requirements. It would be best to get this clarified while placing the order.

Please be aware that you should take podophyllum resin only if a doctor has recommended or prescribed it. Some or all pharmacies who provide a home delivery service for medicines might insist on a prescription for podophyllum resin before they complete the sale. You can get this information while placing the order for podophyllum resin with the pharmacy.

Podophyllum Resin is a generic medicine name and there are several brands available for it. Some of the brands for podophyllum resin might be better known than podophyllum resin itself. If the pharmacy that's willing to deliver medicines to your home doesn't have podophyllum resin in stock, you can ask for one of the branded alternatives for podophyllum resin.