Aldara Cream (Imiquimod)

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Aldara Cream 5%

Product of Turkey
Manufactured by: Meda Pharma
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Aldara Cream 5%
Product of Turkey
Manufactured by Meda Pharma
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Imiquimod Cream 5%

Product of India
Manufactured by: Glenmark Pharmaceuticals
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Imiquimod Cream 5%
Product of India
Manufactured by Glenmark Pharmaceuticals
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Order Aldara Cream Online - Brand & Generic Available

We make it easy to order Aldara online through our trusted website or by calling our helpful customer service team at 1-855-776-0079.

You can chat live with one of agents for order instructions, as well as assistance on how to provide your prescription.

The prescription can be faxed, email, or uploaded directly through our Rx Upload feature.

Generic Aldara Price Comparison

In the United States the average retail price of Aldara is:

  • $137.94 for 12 sachets of brand medication
  • $211.57 for 18 packets of generic medication

At PricePro Pharmacy, we make buying prescription medication more affordable. Check our low prices here:

  • $88.00 for 12 packets of brand Aldara
  • $60.00 for 18 packets of generic Imiquimod Cream

The cost-savings are clear. You can save up to 36% on the brand product and up to 72% on the generic alternative.

These savings are offered without any Aldara coupons or insurance assistance.

Products Available

We offer the following dosage in both brand and generic options:

  • 5% Cream

The brand product is manufactured by Meda Pharma and is a product of Turkey, while the generic is a product of India manufactured by Glenmark Pharma.

The packsize for the brand medication starts at 12 packets for per compared to the generic which contains 9 packets per packsize.

The active medicinal ingredient in Aldara is Imiquimod.

Shipping Times

The estimated shipping time to the United States would be:

  • 10 to 18 business days in transit time

Once the order ships you will be notified by an email alert which will contain your order details and tracking information. There is a standard charge of $9.95 applied to each order.

Aldara Prescription Refill

We make it easy at PricePro Pharmacy to refill your Aldara prescription. You can sign into your online account any time to view previous order history and check to see if you have an active prescription on file.

Refill reminders by phone or email can be sent out to help keep you informed as when it would be best to place a refill order.

Aldara Cream (Imiquimod) Medication  Information

Uses

Aldara is a topical cream that is used to treat a number of conditions:

  • Actinic keratosis 
  • Superficial basal cell carcinoma
  • External genital warts

Dosage

This is a topical cream that is to be applied to the skin, it comes in a single strength of 5% and comes in a single-use package which contains 250 mg of cream

Side Effects

The most common side effects of Aldara Cream include:

  • Application site reaction
  • Back pain
  • Fatigue
  • Fever
  • Headache
  • Pain
  • Rigors
  • Chest pain
  • Hypertension
  • Dizziness
  • Diarrhea
  • Dyspepsia
  • Nausea/vomiting

Speak with your doctor or pharmacist for a full list of side effects that applies to you.

Precautions

Aldara Cream administration is not recommended until the skin is completely healed from any previous drug or surgical treatment.

Aldara Cream has the potential to exacerbate inflammatory conditions of the skin.

Exposure to sunlight (including sunlamps) should be avoided or minimized during use of Aldara Cream because of concern for heightened sunburn susceptibility. Patients should use protective clothing (hat) when using Aldara Cream. Patients with sunburn should not to use Aldara Cream until fully recovered. Patients who may have considerable sun exposure, e.g., due to their occupation, and those patients with inherent sensitivity to sunlight should exercise caution when using Aldara Cream.

Interactions

There are no known drug interactions with Aldara cream.

For a more complete list speak with your doctor or pharmacist 

Storage

Store below room temperature (77ºF) and should not be frozen

Pharmacist Tips

  • The treatment area should not be bandaged or otherwise covered or wrapped as to be occlusive
  • Some reports have been received of localized hypopigmentation and hyperpigmentation following Aldara Cream use. Follow-up information suggests that these skin color changes may be permanent in some patients.
  • Contact with the eyes, lips and nostrils should be avoided.
  • Use of sunscreen is encouraged, and patients should minimize or avoid exposure to natural or artificial sunlight (tanning beds or UVA/B treatment) while using Aldara Cream.

Aldara FAQs

How is this medication applied?

To apply the cream it is recommended that you wash your hands before and after application. The cream should be applied to the effective area, and excessive amounts of cream should be avoided. Partially used packets should be discarded and not reused. 

 

Can I take this if I am pregnant or breastfeeding?

Aldara Cream should be used during pregnancy only if the potential benefit justifies the potential risk to the fetus.

It is not known whether topically applied imiquimod is excreted in breast milk.

Related Drugs

Reference:

Aldara Cream {package insert}. St. Paul, MN: 3M Pharmaceuticals; 2004. 

https://www.accessdata.fda.gov/drugsatfda_docs/label/2004/20723s016lbl.pdf

PharmD Medical Writer

Author: Dr. Larisa Roybal, PharmD

Dr. Roybal is a board-certified pharmacotherapy specialist who has practiced in both ambulatory and acute care settings. Her pharmacy interests include oncology and general inpatient pharmacy.

The above information is an educational aid only. It is not intended as medical advice for individual conditions or treatments. Talk to your doctor, nurse or pharmacist before following any medical regimen to see if it is safe and effective for you.

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