Aldara Cream Usage
The approved uses of Aldara® (imiquimod cream) include the treatment of the following conditions:
- Actinic keratosis (AK), also known as solar keratosis, of the face or scalp
- Superficial basal cell carcinoma
- External genital warts and perianal warts.
Aldara comes as a skin cream that is applied two to five times weekly, depending on the particular usage.
Although it is not entirely clear how Aldara works, it is thought that the beneficial effects of the drug might be due to how it affects the immune system.