Imiquimod vs. Interferon

December 15, 2002

Paris - Imiquimod 5 percent cream (Aldara), like intralesional interferon, may prevent keloid recurrence. And although imiquimod use may necessitate longer treatment - up to eight weeks compared to two injections of interferon - the drug is without adverse systemic reactions, Ivonne Arellano, M.D., said at the World Congress of Dermatology.