Table 1

Condyloma eradication following self therapy with podophyllotoxin compared with podophyllin office therapy; complete cure rates at 3–4 months' follow up

PodophyllotoxinPodophyllin
Courses0.5% solution twice daily 3 days20% once weeklyp Value
Von Krogh 198191–285% (142/173)38% (40/105)<0.001
Lassus 1987271–477% (37/48)44% (23/52)<0.01
Edwards et al 1988281–688% (28/32)63% (12/19)<0.05
Markiewicz et al 1990291–679% (11/14)38% (5/13)<0.05
0.5% solution twice daily 3 days25% twice weekly
Lacey et al 2001261–463% (57/90)37% (33/90)0.001
0.15% cream twice daily 4 days25% twice weekly
Lacey et al 2001261–459% (40/68)37% (33/90)0.008