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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of Picato Top.

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18 Total User Reviews

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Condition: Red Patches from Sun Exposure on the Face or Scalp
9/2/2014 6:51:51 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
After two weeks one of the spots has come back. A very expensive product for a very average result.

Condition: Red Patches from Sun Exposure on the Face or Scalp
8/25/2014 9:08:34 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I used it for my scalp. The amount of gel is tiny and the tubes very hard to sqweeze. After one week it seemed to have cleared my scalp but after two weeks everything came back. Conclusion: very expensive treatment with no results.

Condition: Red Patches from Sun Exposure on the Face or Scalp
7/16/2014 9:45:00 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I experienced all the intense burning everyone describes, but it seemed to spread out much larger than the very small spot on my cheek where it was applied. Horrible, ugly sore for 3 days afterward. When it "healed", it left a light brown mark on my cheek...much larger than the tiny spot I was treating! It is VERY noticible and appears to have altered the contour if my cheek! I am VERY U ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Red Patches from Sun Exposure on the Face or Scalp
6/22/2014 5:15:43 PM

Reviewer: Julia, 35-44 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I had used Efudex 2x and begged my dermatologist to freeze the new spots on my face because I hated the two-week process. She wouldn't freeze but told me about Picato. She warned me it wd be expensive, but my pharmacist was able to find an online coupon and it only cost $25 for three tubes. I had 3 small spots and used the same tube for all three, not having read to use a new tube each time ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Red Patches from Sun Exposure on the Face or Scalp
5/2/2014 8:34:24 AM

Reviewer: jw_seattle, 45-54 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I have read a lot of reviews and taken the treatment (day 3), if you are deciding on whether to do this procedure just know the more your skin reacts the more likely you really needed to do this. This is my second time and I had used Efudex before, this picato is a lot quicker. There is no doubt its painful and scary but I was okay and hope it was worth knocking out the bad cells before they becom ... Show Full Comment

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