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Veregen is prescribed to treat external genital and perianal warts in adults. It is specifically designed for use in people who have a normal immune system. Although it is unclear how this drug works, it is thought that its effects are linked to activating the immune system. Veregen can also be used off-label to treat other types of warts.


What Is Veregen Used For?

Veregen® (sinecatechins) is a prescription skin cream that is used to treat external genital warts and perianal warts in adults age 18 and older with normal immune systems.
Genital warts are a common and bothersome problem. Symptoms include skin-colored growths, much like warts on other parts of the body. They are usually not painful. Male genital warts usually occur on the penis, and female genital warts can occur outside (on the vulva) or inside (on the vagina or cervix). Genital warts can also occur on the scrotum or anus. Genital warts are caused by the human papillomavirus virus (HPV).
HPV warts are common and are easily spread through sexual contact. Condoms do not fully protect against HPV, as they often do not cover all the warts. Treatments for genital warts include several ways to remove the warts, such as with chemical treatments or freezing.
Talk to your healthcare provider about treatment options. Over-the-counter (OTC) wart remover products should never be used for the treatment of genital warts. There is no sure way to cure this condition, and warts may disappear and return on their own.
Veregen may help your body get rid of genital or perianal warts. Studies show that more people using Veregen had a complete disappearance of their warts, compared to people using a cream with no active ingredients (a placebo). However, warts may still come back, even with treatment. In studies, Veregen did not appear to reduce the rate at which warts returned.

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