How It Works
Imiquimod is thought to work by helping the body's Reference immune system Opens New Window produce Reference interferon Opens New Window and similar substances that attack abnormal cells, viruses, and cancerous cells.Reference 1
Imiquimod is a cream available by prescription. It can be applied at home. Your doctor will show you how to apply imiquimod.
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|Medical Review:||Reference Sarah Marshall, MD - Family Medicine
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