EndWarts® PEN | Frequently Asked Questions

EndWarts® PEN frequently asked questions

Here you can find the answers to the most frequently asked questions about EndWarts® products.

  • Can EndWarts® PEN be used for all types of warts?

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    EndWarts® PEN can be used for warts and verrucas on hands, feet, elbows and knees. EndWarts® PEN must not be used for treating genital warts or facial warts

  • What does EndWarts® PEN contain?

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    Formic acid, water, glycerol and lemon oil.

  • Why does the tip of the EndWarts® PEN look dry?

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    EndWarts® PEN delivers a very small amount of the solution in order to be effective.

    The tip of EndWarts® PEN is constructed to be slightly moist, but never wet. The reason the tip of EndWarts® PEN appears dry is because the amount of solution on the tip is so small it is difficult to see. This can be tested by pressing the tip of the pen on a piece of tissue before treatment, you will see a wet mark on the paper.

    Always keep the EndWarts® PEN stored in an upright position.

  • Does the PEN have an opening resistant cap?

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    Yes. The child resistant cap helps protects the ingredients from accidental contact with children. The lid can be closed in any position. To open, the cap will first be rotated until the orange strip is in line with the small cavity on the cap. Once in line, the cap can be safely pulled off of the pen body with a mild force.

  • How does EndWarts® PEN work?

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    EndWarts® PEN is an effective treatment for the removal of warts and verrucas. The unique formula in EndWarts® PEN works by helping the body to dry out and reject warts.1 The solution can be used to treat warts and verrucas on hands, feet, elbows and knees, for both children and adults. EndWarts® PEN is absorbed directly into the wart and the solution leaves no trace on the skin. You can, for example, put on socks or take a bath immediately following application.1

  • Is it possible to break the PEN and /or remove the tip?

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    No, the construction of the PEN is carefully tested and difficult to break. It can only be broken with intentional force nor is it possible to remove the tip.

  • How does EndWarts® PEN work?

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    Yes, just remove the opening resistant cap and press the tip of the pen lightly against the wart for one second and repeat once. Treat regularly once a week until the wart/verruca has completely disappeared.
    Be careful not to apply the solution to the surrounding skin.

  • Does the PEN provide a convenient application?

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    Yes, the pen applicator has a triangle shaped grip to enhance an ergonomic and steady application. The shape of the tip gives a precise and simple application.

  • Does the PEN have an opening resistant cap?

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    Yes. The child resistant cap protects the ingredients from accidental contact with children. The lid can be closed in any position. To open, the cap will first be rotated until the orange strip is in line with the small cavity on the cap. Once in line, the cap can be safely pulled off of the pen body with a mild force.

  • Can EndWarts® PEN be used on young children?

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    Yes, children below 4 years of age can be treated with the EndWarts® PEN but should be consulted with a Healthcare Professional before treating.1 For children under 4 years, it is particularly important to reduce the dose.
    Read the instructions for use carefully before treatment.

  • Can pregnant women, nursing mothers and diabetics use EndWarts® PEN?

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    There are no known risks associated with pregnancy or breastfeeding but you should always speak to your doctor/midwife regarding any new symptoms during pregnancy.1 Diabetics should only use EndWarts® PEN on healthy skin that is not affected by any diabetic-related conditions. Always follow the dosage and application instructions carefully. If there are any complications, always contact a doctor/nurse or podiatrist.

  • Is the treatment with EndWarts® PEN painful?

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    The treatment doesn´t usually hurt when the product is used correctly and in accordance with the user instructions. EndWarts® PEN contains formic acid and has, in the treatment of warts, a dehydrating effect.2 However, formic acid in itself is corrosive and needs to be handled with extra care. If the solution comes in contact with the skin surrounding the wart, the skin can be damaged. If it should burn or sting when treating, rinse the wart/verruca with cold water and do not apply any more solution. EndWarts® PEN has already penetrated the wart/verruca. Never cover the wart with plasters during treatment with EndWarts® PEN.

  • Can EndWarts® PEN be used to treat multiple warts/verrucas at the same time?

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    Yes

  • Is it possible that a wart or verruca returns after a successful treatment?

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    Since warts are caused by a virus, anyone can get one or get infected multiple times. In fact, an estimated 10% of the population is infected at any one time.3

  • How does formic acid work compared to other acids?

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    In the treatment of warts, formic acid works differently compared to all other acids. The EndWarts® PEN solution penetrates deeply into the wart and effectively dries out the entire wart from the inside and the body consequently rejects the wart.1

    • Formic acid = Deep dry out effect2
    • Salicylic acid = Peeling effect2
    • Trichloroacetic acid = Peeling effect2
    • Monochloroacetic acid = Peeling effect2
  • Are there any safety precautions?

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    The treatment is unlikely to hurt when the product is used correctly and in accordance with the user instructions. However, formic acid in itself is corrosive and needs to be handled with extra care. It is very important not to let the solution come in contact with the skin surrounding the wart - as it can damage the skin.

    If there is any burning or stinging sensation while treating, rinse the wart/verruca with cold water and do not apply any more solution. It is also very important to never cover the wart with plasters during treatment with EndWarts®, the effect will be too strong and can cause skin damage

References

  • 1. EndWarts® PEN instructions for use
  • 2. Luciano, C.S. J Am Podiatr Assoc. 1977;67:858.
  • 3. Weber C,A. Podiatry Today. 2013;26:68-73

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