This medicine may make your skin more sensitive to sunlight. Do not expose the area being treated with this medicine to sunlight, sunlamps, or tanning beds .
Avoid having genital, oral, or anal sex while the medicine is on your skin. Make sure you wash the ointment off your skin before you engage in any sexual activity. Also, the medicine contains oils that can weaken latex (rubber) condoms, or diaphragms causing them not to work properly .
Sinecatechins will not keep you from spreading genital warts to other people. Talk with your doctor about safe sex practices .
This medicine is not a cure for genital or anal warts. You may still develop new warts during or after your treatment .
This medicine may stain your clothes and bedding .
Do not use cosmetics or any other skin care products on the same skin area on which you use this medicine, unless directed otherwise by your doctor .
If your condition does not improve within 16 weeks, or if it becomes worse, check with your doctor .
Many patients experience redness, swelling, sores or blisters, burning, or itching after using this medicine. If you experience a severe skin reaction, remove the ointment by washing the area with mild soap and water and contact your doctor right away .