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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of Aldara topical.

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169 Total User Reviews

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Condition: Superficial Basal Cell Carcinoma of the Skin
11/17/2015 7:41:22 AM

Reviewer: jamie, 55-64 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
Been on med. for two weeks,no side affects as of yet. 3x week mwf three sm. areas with reaction. Red crack and dry. all on my scalp. Hope this works tried of dealing with skin issues. Two more weeks to go.Then see Derm. two weeks after.

Condition: Superficial Basal Cell Carcinoma of the Skin
7/29/2015 7:29:47 AM

Reviewer: 65-74 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Aldara is a money spinning scam, it's dangerous, most painful and should long have been forbiten.

Condition: Superficial Basal Cell Carcinoma of the Skin
7/13/2015 6:32:01 AM

Reviewer: Cath dib, 75 or over Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Have a small basal cell carcinoma side of my nose.near my eye.6 week course ofAldara cream.ok at first .but after 3weeks. A scab very sore and started to weep .went docs and recomend stop the cream for a week@Flucloxacillin tablets ,to clear infection...feeling rough...not looking forward to going back on the cream.for 3more weeks....

Condition: Superficial Basal Cell Carcinoma of the Skin
4/3/2015 12:21:29 PM

Reviewer: 55-64 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I was prescribed this by my dermatologist. She said I may feel nauseaus. I am applying it to my upper chest 5 times per week and have finished 2 weeks. I'm stopping until I see her. It is itchy, burning, blisters formed and are now one big dry sore that is about 3 cm wide.I have had flu like symptoms, my lips swelled up to twice their size and were very sore. I had to take acycyclovir for 4 da ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Superficial Basal Cell Carcinoma of the Skin
3/24/2015 5:10:56 PM

Reviewer: Liz, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
Hi I have been using this cream for the last four weeks with two more to go thank goodness I would never have believed that a cream could make you feel so yuk ranging from aches,pains,tiredness,itching,blistering,it does seem to be doing what it says it does by destroying the cells I feel a bit of a fraud really as to any one else it's only a cream but it really does make you feel awful (is it ... Show Full Comment

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