Be Aware of Safety Concerns With Picato for Actinic Keratosis

You'll hear warnings about an increased risk of skin cancer with Picato gel (ingenol mebutate) for actinic keratosis.

Actinic keratoses are thick, hard, and scaly skin patches caused by chronic sun exposure.

Actinic keratosis itself can lead to skin cancer...but it's too soon to say whether Picato promotes skin cancer growth or fails to prevent skin cancer development from actinic keratosis.

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