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Diphenylcyclopropenone

Diphenylcyclopropenone is a custom pharmacy drug usually delivered as a topical agent that is prescribed for the treatment of alopecia areata and alopecia totalis, and sometimes for recalcitrant warts. In hair loss treatment, diphenylcyclopropenone may, in some patients, trigger a specific immune response that will work against the autoreactive cells' action that is the cause of many types of hair loss.

HOW TO USE:

Diphenylcyclopropenone should be used as directed by your physician. Consult with your compounding pharmacist or contact your physician if you have follow-up questions while using diphenylcyclopropenone.

POSSIBLE SIDE EFFECTS:

Any medication, topical or otherwise, can potentially cause side effects or aggravate other conditions so it is important to keep a watchful eye while using this or any medication. While diphenylcyclopropenone is tolerated well by many patients, others may experience side effects. For your information, some common side effects seen with the use of diphenylcyclopropenone are listed below. Always contact your doctor right away if any side effects are troubling to you, lingering, or worsening.

  • Lymph Node Enlargement
  • Eczema
  • Skin Discoloration
  • Redness
  • Itching

ON TREATED AREAS ESPECIALLY, WATCH FOR ANY OF THE FOLLOWING:

  • Swelling
  • Severe Itching
  • Burning
  • Blistering

CONTRAINDICATIONS:

The use of diphenylcyclopropenone is strictly contraindicated for children, pregnant women, and anyone with an allergy to diphenylcyclopropenone or any of its derivatives.

WARNING: Diphenylcyclopropenone Topical:
Diphenylcyclopropenone is a strong topical medication and users should be very careful when applying it to be sure that diphenylcyclopropenone never touches areas of the skin or body other than the area targeted for treatment.

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