Patients

Description of the Medication:

This medication contains Salicylic Acid and 5-Fluorouracil
in a proprietary base that is used to treat warts.

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How to use this medication:

  1. Apply medication at bedtime.
  2. Apply a very small amount of medication to the enclosed pick. Use the pick to apply a thin layer directly onto the wart. Use care to avoid applying the medicine to healthy skin. The medicine will break down healthy skin as well as the wart.
  3. Occlude the wart with a piece of the enclosed tape.
  4. Put the cap back tightly on the syringe.
  5. Wash hands after applying the medicine. NEVER put the WartPEEL® in the mouth, nose, or eyes.
  6. Remove the occlusion in the morning and wash the area thoroughly.
  7. In case of accidental ingestion or contact with eye, nose, or mouth, contact your physician or the local poison control center.
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To order, please contact:
NuCara Compounding Pharmacy
1150 5th Street
Suite 140
Coralville, IA 52241
ph: 877.268.2272 toll-free
fax: 866.354.6381
www.nucara.com


What to Expect:
During the first few days of application, the skin around the wart may swell and become white. This will slough off with continued applications.

Normal Dosage:
The medication is applied once daily for a time determined by your physician.

Storage Requirements:
Store this medicaiton at room temperature. Keep out of reach of children. PROTECT FROM LIGHT.

Expiration Date:
The medication is good four months from the date made. Do not keep outdated medication.

Side Effects:
Rash and irritation, if medication is applied to healthy skin.


How to Order:

  1. Print prescription order form and take to your doctor to be faxed to NuCara Pharmacy. Prescription Order Form (PDF PDF)
  2. A NuCara Pharmacist will contact the patient for medication counseling and payment.
  3. The patient is supplied a Universal Claim Form for a compounded medication to submit to
    their insurance company for reimbursement, like the one in the below link.
    Universal Claim Form (PDF PDF)
    * This pdf version is a SAMPLE of what the patient will get from the pharmacy and should not be used to submit your claim.

Quotes From Healthcare Professionals:

"Most health professionals who are involved in dermatological pathology realize that use of a single product for verruca is usually going to fail. WartPEEL, with its proprietary delivery vehicle, offers the advantages of both 5-FU, a noted antimitotic medication, and 17% salicylic acid which is the standard exfoliating agent. I have been so impressed with the preliminary results on my most resistant cases, that I now utilize it as a first-line, rather than, second-line treatment. Its cost, easy application, and effectiveness make it an attractive option for warts on patients of any age. Its effectiveness to date has been so impressive, that once its success has been marketed, it may become the first option for treating warts, exclusive of anal or genital varieties, by all health professionals."
James Mahoney, DPM,
Des Moines University, Des Moines. IA

"I have found WartPEEL to be very beneficial in treating stubborn plantar warts. I have used WP as a lone therapy and in conjunction with other wart treatments. Based on my experiences, WP has significantly lessened treatment times and improved efficacy of other treatments. I plan to continue to use WP on a regular basis, particularly when treating refractory plantar warts."
Rebecca Cummings, MD
Northwestern Memorial Physicians Group, Northbrook, IL

"We observed a high rate of therapeutic success treating predominantly recalcitrant warts with a topical liquid formulation (WartPEEL) containing chemotherapeutic agents. Use of a liquid preparation is more appealing than the destructive approaches frequently used (liquid nitrogen, electrodessication, curettage, excision, CO2 laser), all of which cause some degree of morbidity. Our patients reported infrequent adverse effects using this compound. We conclude that this topical formulation, which incorporates chemotherapeutic agents, is an effective treatment for warts. Although a survey study has limitations, we believe our results warrant further study."
Mark Davis, MD - Department of Dermatology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN

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The information contained in this website is provided for educational purposes only and is not intended to replace discussions with your healthcare provider. All decisions regarding a patients' treatment must be made with a healthcare provider.

WartPEEL is available as a compounded medication exclusively from MedCara, LLC and it's contracted pharmacy, NuCara. Wartpeel as a formulation has not been through FDA testing.

MedCara, LLC or NuCara Pharmacy does not make any claims, overt or implied, of the safety or effectiveness of the WartPEEL compound. We refer only to references pertaining to peer reviewed medical publications and/or safety studies endorsed by the FDA.

In keeping with FDA regulations, MedCara's intentions are to provide pertinent and informative facts and information that will assist a person in making a well informed and educated decision about his/her medical care.