Avoca Complete Wart & Verruca Treatment

Avoca Complete Wart & Verruca Treatment

Order before 4pm for delivery from Tue. 21 Nov.

Description for Avoca Complete Wart & Verruca Treatment

Warts and verrucas are common problems that can affect many people. If you are looking for a product that can help you to treat warts and verrucas effectively and quickly Avoca The Complete Wart & Verruca Treatment could be just the thing to help you get rid of them with speed and ease.

Product Information

  • Age: N/A

    Maximum per order: 3

  • Pregnancy: Not suitable

    Breastfeeding: Not suitable

Avoca’s Complete Wart & Verruca Treatment is a quick and reliable method for getting rid of persistent warts and verrucas. Avoca will target the wart or verruca directly, using silver nitrate.

The active ingredient is contained within a caustic pencil. This is applied onto the wart or verruca. Once the product has dried, the treated layer of tissue is removed with the emery board provided.

If instructions are followed correctly, Avoca will remove most warts and verrucas within one week of treatment.

*Prescription medicines are supplied subject to a medical consultation at the discretion of a doctor.

Before applying silver nitrate to the skin, you will first need to dissolve it in a small amount of water. Only one drop is required. Put one drop in a non-absorbent container. Patients most commonly use a drinking glass at a slight angle. Swirl the tip of the caustic pencil in this drop for roughly 20 seconds. This will allow the active ingredient to dissolve in the water. Keep this water away from any absorbent materials, as it may cause damage or discolouration.

Once the tip is wet, touch it very gently to your wart or verruca. Take care as the tip will break if you apply too much pressure.

Once the area is dry, some tissue will fall away on its own. Use the emery board provided to remove the surface layer of the treated area.

This process can be repeated until the wart or verruca has been removed.

Not everyone will experience side effects when they use Avoca. However, if you, or if the product affects you in any other way, stop using it and talk to your doctor or pharmacist.

The active ingredient contained in Avoca:

Silver nitrate

Avoca also contains the following inactive ingredients to make up the complete product:

Potassium nitrate

Reading the following warnings carefully will help to ensure you are selecting an appropriate product.

This treatment is unsuitable for you if you are allergic to any of its ingredients.

Avoca should not be used on:

  • Skin near the eyes
  • Genital warts
  • Other sensitive areas of skin

Take care once you have begun to dissolve the caustic pencil in water as silver nitrate will stain any absorbent material.

Please read all packaging and the Product Information Leaflet before taking any new medicine and inform your doctor of medicines you are taking or intend to take.

UK ORDERS

We offer FREE standard tracked delivery on orders over £40.

The following delivery options are available:

  • Standard Tracked Delivery - 2/3 day delivery - £2.95
  • Express Tracked Delivery - 1/2 day delivery - £4.45
  • Special Delivery (Guaranteed before 1pm) - £8.95
  • Saturday Guaranteed before 1pm - £10.45

All our orders are sent out using Royal Mail. We always aim to dispatch all orders received before 4pm the same working day. Any orders received after 4pm or over the weekend will be dispatched the next working day. Orders will not be dispatched on weekends or bank holidays.

All orders can be fully tracked in your account.

We ensure all parcels are in plain packaging for discreet delivery of your medicines and pharmacy goods.

Deliveries containing pharmacy-only or prescription medicines may require a signature on receipt. 

Delivery is free for all NHS prescriptions.

Please note: Royal Mail do not deliver on Sundays or Bank Holidays - this should be taken into account when ordering. 

If you are not home to accept your delivery, a card should be left by the Royal Mail representative. This card will provide details of where you can collect the order or how to arrange re-delivery.

Should you be unable to collect your missed delivery or arrange for your medication to be redelivered by Royal Mail, the pharmacy can resend your medication to the same, or a different address provided it has been returned to us and this happens within a 30 day window.

Once a package has been shipped with Royal Mail we advise that you are bound to the terms and conditions of their use together with the terms and conditions contained herein.

You have the right to cancel your order up to the point when your treatment is dispatched. The pharmacist must destroy any medication within 30 days of it being returned, even un-opened boxes, so we are not able to offer refunds once your treatment has been dispatched.

 

REMOTE AREAS

Please be aware that Royal Mail Guaranteed services are not available to all customers in the UK, especially those that live in remote postcodes. Royal Mail advise customers of the following:

We deliver by 5.30pm the next working day in the following postcode areas:
AB30 - 39, 41 - 45, 51 - 56
GY9 Alderney (Channel Islands)
HS1, 3 - 9
IV21 - 28, 40 - 49, 51 - 56
KA27, 28
KW1 - 3, 5 - 15
KW16 Stromness Town only
PA20 (0&9)
PA28 - 38, 41 - 49, 76, 77
PH15, 17 - 26, 31 - 40, 49, 50
ZE1

 

We deliver within two working days by 5.30pm to the following postcodes areas:
GY1 Herm (Channel Islands)
GY9 Sark (Channel Islands)
GY10
HS2
PA60 - 75, 78
ZE2, 3

 

We deliver within three working days by 5.30pm to the following postcode areas:
KW16 - non-Town
KW17
PH30, 41 - 44

 

Please note: This applies to our 'Special Delivery' and 'Saturday Guaranteed' services.

 

INTERNATIONAL ORDERS

We are currently unable to ship orders outside of the UK.

We are unable to ship orders to mailing or forwarding houses for onwards shipping to locations outside of the UK.

Need to know more about Warts & Verrucas?

Visit our advice area or chat online to our support team

Unsure about a treatment?
Take a free online assessment with our medical team for impartial help and advice on your condition.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • What do I do if the treated area begins to bleed?

    If there is an open wound at or near the affected area of skin, silver nitrate may cause stinging or bleeding. First, check that the pencil tip has not split, leaving a fragment in the skin. Silver nitrate can be neutralised using a saline solution.

    Allow the treated area to dry if you notice bleeding. Silver nitrate will stain clothing or nearby skin if blood transfers it from the wart or verruca. If normal skin becomes stained, it will naturally go back to normal after one or two days. Avoid contact with the eyes and other sensitive areas of skin.

  • How much silver nitrate is released during each treatment?

    This will depend on how long you dissolve the caustic pencil in water before an application. 22.5mg is contained in the applicator tip. However, only a small percentage of this will be released onto the skin during a treatment.

  • How does silver nitrate remove warts and verrucas?

    Silver nitrate is a simple inorganic salt. It is toxic to cells, and so is an effective way of combating bacteria and viruses. The pencil included with this treatment allows the solution to be applied safely and accurately.

  • What precautions should I take?

    Keep silver nitrate solution away from any absorbent materials. Do not use this product on the face or on genital warts.

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We are regulated by a number of organisations in the UK including the MHRA, GPhC & CQC to ensure we offer the highest level of service to every one of our customers.

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