To treat extensive molluscum in children, try cimetidine [Tagamet] 30-40 mg/kg/day divided into two to three daily doses. I have found this to be successful in as little as four to six weeks. — Becky Schmitt, PA-C, Allegan, Mich. (167-4)

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