Make sure to review the risks that may apply to you before starting treatment with Aldara® (imiquimod cream), as this drug can cause potentially dangerous problems. Aldara may not be safe for some people, including those who have certain allergies, problems with their immune system, or certain types of skin problems.
This medicated skin cream has the potential to cause a number of complications, including:
- Potentially severe skin reactions, such as painful ulceration or swelling of the skin
- Flu-like symptoms
- Possible problems for women who are pregnant or breastfeeding.
(For more information on the dangers associated with this skin cream, click Aldara Warnings and Precautions. This article also discusses who should not use this product.)