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Amcinonide Side Effects

If you are using amcinonide and develop an infection, extreme aggression, or problems breathing, contact your healthcare provider right away, as these may be potentially serious reactions to this medicine. Fortunately, most reactions to this skin medicine tend to be mild and easy to treat. Some of the more common side effects with amcinonide include itching, dryness, or burning of the skin.

An Introduction to Side Effects of Amcinonide

Just like any medicine, amcinonide (Cyclocort®) can cause side effects. However, not everyone who uses the medication will experience problems. In fact, most people tolerate it quite well. If side effects do occur, in most cases, they are minor and either require no treatment or are treated easily by you or your healthcare provider.
 
(This article covers many, but not all, of the possible side effects with amcinonide. Your healthcare provider can discuss a more complete list with you.)
 

Amcinonide Side Effects to Report

Some side effects of amcinonide are potentially serious and should be reported to your healthcare provider right away. These include but are not limited to:
 
  • High blood pressure (hypertension)
  • High blood sugar (hyperglycemia) or diabetes
  • Infections
  • Ruptured tendons
  • Psychotic reactions, such as hallucinations or extreme aggression
  • Glaucoma
  • Severe fluid retention
  • Signs of an allergic reaction, such as:
 
    • An unexplained rash
    • Hives
    • Itching
    • Unexplained swelling, especially of the mouth, lips, or throat
    • Wheezing
    • Difficulty breathing or swallowing.
 

Amcinonide Drug Information

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