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Instructions for Using Duofilm on Warts

Duofilm is a combination of acids that is believed to work by removing skin cells that are infected with wart virus. 1. Soak the wart in hot water for at least five minutes. 2. Use a pumice stone to remove dead skin in the area of the wart. Be careful not to rub too hard and irritate the area. 3. Dry area thoroughly. 4. Apply two to four drops of Duofilm directly to the wart once a day using the plastic applicator. Each drop should be permitted to dry before the next is added. 5. Avoid application of Duofilm to surrounding normal skin. 6. Cover treated area with Band-Aid (or adhesive tape for a plantar's wart). 7. Repeat treatment every 24 hours. If any irritation develops then stop using the Duofilm and wait for the irritation to go away. If it does not get better within 48 hours or if it is getting worse call your clinician. Normally improvement can be seen after two to four weeks of treatment. Maximum effect occurs after six to twelve weeks of use. Duofilm is for external use on warts only. It is not for use on mucus membranes. Duofilm is highly flammable. If Duofilm gets in the eyes or on mucus membranes then flush immediately with water for at least fifteen minutes and call your clinician.
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Instructions for Using Duofilm on Warts
Duofilm is a combination of acids that is believed to work by removing skin cells that are infected with wart virus. 1. Soak the wart in hot water for at least five minutes. 2. Use a pumice stone to remove dead skin in the area of the wart. Be careful not to rub too hard and irritate the area. 3. Dry area thoroughly. 4. Apply two to four drops of Duofilm directly to the wart once a day using the plastic applicator. Each drop should be permitted to dry before the next is added. 5. Avoid application of Duofilm to surrounding normal skin. 6. Cover treated area with Band-Aid (or adhesive tape for a plantar's wart). 7. Repeat treatment every 24 hours. If any irritation develops then stop using the Duofilm and wait for the irritation to go away. If it does not get better within 48 hours or if it is getting worse call your clinician. Normally improvement can be seen after two to four weeks of treatment. Maximum effect occurs after six to twelve weeks of use. Duofilm is for external use on warts only. It is not for use on mucus membranes. Duofilm is highly flammable. If Duofilm gets in the eyes or on mucus membranes then flush immediately with water for at least fifteen minutes and call your clinician.
Copyright 1998 Nurse Practitioner Support Services http://www.nurse.net/