Dermatop Side Effects
What should I watch for?
Tell your doctor or health care professional if your symptoms do not get better within one week. 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.
Do not get this medicine in your eyes. If you do, rinse out with plenty of cool tap water.
This medicine can damage and reduce the effect of latex-containing products like condoms and diaphragms. Avoid contact of this medicine with latex-containing products and throw away any products that are exposed to this medicine.
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:
Burning, itching, drying, scaling, or cracking of the skin
irritation of the skin
raised, dark red, or wart-like spots on the skin, especially when used on the face
shininess or thinness of the skin
thinning of the skin with easy bruising, especially when used on the face or where the skin folds together (e.g., between the fingers)
Blistering, burning, crusting, dryness, or flaking of the skin
burning, crawling, itching, numbness, prickling, "pins and needles", or tingling feelings
hives or welts
itching, scaling, severe redness, soreness, or swelling of the skin
Incidence not known
Irritation of the skin around the mouth
redness and scaling around the mouth
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:
Incidence not known
burning and itching of the skin with pinhead-sized red blisters
increased hair growth on the forehead, back, arms, and legs
lightening of normal skin color
lightening of the treated areas of dark skin
reddish purple lines on the arms, face, legs, trunk, or groin
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.