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How to treat molluscum contagiosum with MolluDab®

Here you’ll find everything you need to know about how to use MolluDab® to treat molluscum contagiosum, how MolluDab® works and the benefits of using it. You’ll also be able to read a Mum’s story about how her experience of her daughter’s molluscum contagiosum and how she used MolluDab® to treat it.

What is MolluDab®?

MolluDab® is a clinically proven topical solution to effectively treat molluscum contagiosum. MolluDab® contains 5% potassium hydroxide which is well tolerated (when used as directed) to help kill the molluscum contagiosum virus.

How does MolluDab® work?

MolluDab® breaks down the skin cells which are affected by the virus and thereby produces a defence reaction of the skin in the region affected by molluscum contagiosum.

Molludab kit and applicator

Benefits of treating molluscum contagiosum with MolluDab®

MolluDab® is clinically proven to treat molluscum contagiosum in one to four weeks.

In clinical studies, 5% potassium hydroxide (i.e. MolluDab®) is proven to be as effective as other treatments, but with less skin irritation.*

MolluDab® is ideal to treat molluscum at home as it can be applied by the parent of the child (over age two years) or by the patient themselves.

MolluDab® comes with an applicator that’s precise, easy to use and protects healthy skin.

MolluDab® is suitable for adults and children over two years old.

MolluDab® can still be applied for up to 14 days to any bumps that are not inflamed and any new bumps that appear during the healing process.

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How to use MolluDab®

The following instructions are a concise guide on how your patients should use MolluDab®. For a full version, a patient leaflet is also available to download.

1. Before using MolluDab®

The box can be used as a stand; press in the perforation and place the bottle in the opening to help prevent spillages while using MolluDab®. Once opened MolluDab® should be used within 4 weeks.

2. Applying MolluDab® to the molluscum bumps

Open the child safe lid. The bottle has a protective funnel, when pulling out the spatula excess liquid is stripped off. Dab all the molluscum bumps with the flat side of the spatula. After applying to three – five bumps, wet the spatula with MolluDab® again. Allow the solution to dry on the bumps. Apply MolluDab® twice daily (morning and evening).

3. End of use

As soon as inflammation appears (recognisable by redness that lasts for 12 hours or more) stop using the product because it indicates that a molluscum bump is healing.

Stop using MolluDab® after 14 days, even if no inflammation is apparent and consult your doctor for further advice.

4. Wait for the molluscum lesions to heal

The inflammation indicates that your body is fighting the molluscum bumps. Now it’s time to be patient and wait for the molluscum bumps to heal. Once inflamed, healing usually takes between one and four weeks.

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AL/3775e/05.19/0.001. Date of preparation: May 2019