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Desoximetasone Spray Side Effects

Extensive studies have shown that skin reactions are commonly reported side effects of desoximetasone spray. This includes dry skin, irritation, and itching at the application site. Fortunately, if reactions do occur, they tend to be minor and easy to treat. However, some problems may be serious and require immediate medical attention, including infections, severe fluid retention, and difficulty breathing.

An Introduction to Side Effects of Desoximetasone Spray

Just like any medicine, desoximetasone spray (Topicort®) can cause side effects. However, not everyone who uses the medication will have 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 desoximetasone spray. Your healthcare provider can discuss a more complete list with you.)

Desoximetasone Spray Side Effects to Report

Some side effects of this product are potentially serious and should be reported immediately to your healthcare provider. 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
    • Difficulty breathing or swallowing.

Desoximetasone Spray Information

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