A randomized controlled proof-of-concept trial of digoxin and furosemide in adults with cutaneous warts.

Rijsbergen M, Niemeyer-van der Kolk T, Hogendoorn G, Kouwenhoven S, Lemoine C, Klaassen ES, de Koning M, Beck S, Bouwes Bavinck JN, Feiss G, Burggraaf J, Rissmann R

Topical ionic contraviral therapy (ICVT) with digoxin and furosemide inhibits the potassium influx on which DNA viruses rely for replication. Therefore, ICVT was hypothesized to be a potential novel treatment for cutaneous warts.