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What should I do if I miss a dose of Picato?

You are less likely to miss a dose of Picato (ingenol mebutate) than many other medicines because this drug is prescribed for such a short time. Picato treats a precancerous skin condition called actinic keratosis, and the standard prescription is just two or three days, depending on where on your body the raised, rough patches are. If you do happen to miss a dose, contact your doctor to see what he or she suggests you do next.

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