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Side Effects of Spinosad

In clinical studies, the most commonly reported spinosad side effect was skin redness at the application site. Other possible reactions include eye redness and peeling skin. In most cases, side effects of this drug are minor and don't require medical attention. However, some problems are more serious and should be reported to a healthcare provider, including allergic reactions or significant eye or skin irritation.

An Introduction to Side Effects of Spinosad

As with any medicine, side effects are possible with spinosad (Natroba®). 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 spinosad side effects. Your healthcare provider can discuss a more complete list with you.)

Spinosad Side Effects to Report

Potentially serious side effects of spinosad that should be reported to your healthcare provider immediately include:
  • Significant skin or eye irritation
  • Signs of an allergic reaction, including:
    • An unexplained rash
    • Hives
    • Itching
    • Unexplained swelling of the mouth or throat
    • Wheezing or difficulty breathing or swallowing.
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