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What is Condylox gel?

Condylox gel is a prescription topical treatment for genital and perianal (around the anus) warts. Podofilox, the active medicine in Condylox gel, is an antimitotic drug, a class of drug that interferes with cell division. The exact mechanism by which podofilox kills the wart tissue is not entirely known. Condylox gel is applied using an applicator or finger to topical warts that have been identified by a doctor.

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