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Entocort Side Effects

What should I watch for?

This medicine may increase your risk of getting an infection. Stay away from people who are sick. Tell your doctor or health care professional if you are around anyone with measles or chickenpox.

You may need to avoid receiving certain vaccines or may need to have changes in the vaccination schedules to ensure adequate protection from certain diseases. Make sure to tell your doctor or health care professional that you are taking this medicine before receiving any vaccine.

If you are going to have surgery, tell your doctor or health care professional that you are taking this medicine.

This medicine can affect blood sugar levels. If you have diabetes, check with your doctor or health care professional before you change your diet or the dose of your diabetic medicine.

Alcohol, grapefruit, and grapefruit juice can increase the risk of getting serious side effects while you are taking this medicine. Avoid grapefruit, grapefruit juice, and alcoholic drinks while taking 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:

More common

Bruising easily



cough or hoarseness


flu-like symptoms


sore throat

Less common

Abdominal or stomach pain

bladder pain

bleeding after defecation

bloody or cloudy urine

blurred vision

burning while urinating

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

chest pain


cough producing mucus

decreased urine


difficult or labored breathing

difficult or painful urination


dry mouth

eye pain

fast, irregular, pounding, or racing heartbeat or pulse

feeling of warmth

general feeling of discomfort or illness



increase in body movements

increased thirst

increased urge to urinate during the night

irregular heartbeat

joint pain

loss of appetite

lower back or side pain

mood changes

muscle aches and pains

nausea or vomiting


numbness or tingling in the hands, feet, or lips

pain or discomfort in the chest, upper stomach, or throat

pounding in the ears

rectal bleeding

redness of the face, neck, arms, and occasionally, upper chest

runny nose

severe constipation

shakiness in the legs, arms, hands, or feet


slow or fast heartbeat

stomach cramps


swelling of the legs and feet

swelling or puffiness of the face

tightness in the chest

trouble sleeping

uncomfortable swelling around the anus

unusual tiredness or weakness

upper abdominal or stomach pain

waking to urinate at night

weight gain

weight loss

Incidence not known

Bulging soft spot on the head of an infant

change in the ability to see colors, especially blue or yellow

difficulty with swallowing

hives, itching, or skin rash

puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes, face, lips, or tongue

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:

More common

Acid or sour stomach


blemishes on the skin



pain or tenderness around the eyes and cheekbones


rounded or moon face

stomach discomfort, upset, or pain

stuffy nose

Less common

Accumulation of pus


blistering, crusting, irritation, itching, or reddening of the skin

bloated or full feeling

change in hearing

changes in vision

cracked, dry, or scaly skin

cracks in the skin at the corners of mouth

difficulty having a bowel movement (stool)

difficulty with moving

dizziness or lightheadedness

ear drainage

earache or pain in the ear

excess air or gas in the stomach or intestines

feeling of constant movement of self or surroundings

hair loss or thinning of the hair

increased appetite

increased hair growth, especially on the face

lack or loss of strength

loss of memory

muscle pains or stiffness


pain, swelling, or redness in the joints

passing gas

pinpoint red or purple spots on the skin

pressure in the stomach

problems with memory

redness, swelling, or soreness of the tongue

sensation of spinning

skin rash

skin rash, encrusted, scaly, and oozing

sleepiness or unusual drowsiness

soreness or redness around the fingernails and toenails

swelling of the abdominal or stomach area

swollen joints

uterine bleeding between menstrual periods

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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