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Beta-Val Side Effects

What should I watch for?

Tell your doctor or health care professional if your symptoms do not get better after two weeks. Tell your doctor or health care professional if you are exposed to anyone with measles or chickenpox, or if you develop sores or blisters that do not heal properly.

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Common and Rare Side Effects

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

Burning, itching, or stinging at the application site

Less common

Hair loss

thinning of the hair

Incidence not known

Blistering, burning, crusting, dryness, or flaking of the skin

irritation

itching, scaling, severe redness, soreness, or swelling of the skin

redness and scaling around the mouth

thinning of the skin with easy bruising, especially when used on where the skin folds together (e.g. between the fingers)

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

Acne or pimples

burning, crawling, itching, numbness, prickling, "pins and needles", or tingling feelings

Incidence not known

Burning and itching of the skin with pinhead-sized red blisters

burning, itching, and pain in hairy areas, or pus at the root of the hair

increased hair growth on the forehead, back, arms, and legs

lightening of normal skin color

lightening of treated areas of dark skin

reddish purple lines on the arms, face, legs, trunk, or groin

softening of the skin

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.

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