Side Effects

Drug information provided by: IBM Micromedex

Along with its needed effects, a medicine may cause some unwanted effects. Although not all of these side effects may occur, if they do occur they may need medical attention.

Check with your doctor immediately if any of the following side effects occur:

More common

  1. Blistering, burning, crusting, drying, or flaking of the skin
  2. itching, scaling, severe redness, soreness, or swelling of the skin

Less common

  1. Breakdown, weakness, falling off, or wasting away of the skin
  2. burning, itching, and pain in hairy areas, pus at the root of the hair
  3. skin scrape or irritation
  4. thinning of skin with easy bruising, especially when used on the face or areas where the skin may touch or rub together

Some side effects may occur that usually do not need medical attention. These side effects may go away during treatment as your body adjusts to the medicine. Also, your health care professional may be able to tell you about ways to prevent or reduce some of these side effects. Check with your health care professional if any of the following side effects continue or are bothersome or if you have any questions about them:

Less common

  1. Pain at the application site

Other side effects not listed may also occur in some patients. If you notice any other effects, check with your healthcare professional.

Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to the FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.