Desenex Prescription Strength Side Effects
Generic name: miconazole topical
Note: This document contains side effect information about miconazole topical. Some of the dosage forms listed on this page may not apply to the brand name Desenex Prescription Strength.
Some side effects of Desenex Prescription Strength may not be reported. Always consult your doctor or healthcare specialist for medical advice. You may also report side effects to the FDA.
For the Consumer
Applies to miconazole topical: buccal mucosa tablet
Other dosage forms:
Along with its needed effects, miconazole topical (the active ingredient contained in Desenex Prescription Strength) 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 while taking miconazole topical:Less common
- Body aches or pain
- difficulty with breathing
- ear congestion
- fever or chills
- loss of voice
- lower back or side pain
- nasal congestion
- painful or difficult urination
- pale skin
- runny nose
- sore throat
- troubled breathing with exertion
- unusual bleeding or bruising
- unusual tiredness or weakness
- Black, tarry stools
- pale skin
- shortness of breath
- ulcers, sores, or white spots in the mouth
Some side effects of miconazole topical 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
- Change in taste
- dry mouth
- itching skin
- loss of taste
- pain, redness, and swelling of the gums
- sores on the tongue
- Abdominal or stomach pain
- loss of appetite
- upper abdominal or stomach pain
For Healthcare Professionals
Applies to miconazole topical: compounding powder, topical cream, topical gel, topical liquid, topical lotion, topical ointment, topical powder, topical spray, topical tincture, vaginal cream, vaginal cream with applicator, vaginal kit, vaginal suppository, vaginal tampon
Local side effects have been reported frequently with topical miconazole therapy. When administered intravaginally or topically, itching, burning and rash have been reported. Contact dermatitis, confirmed by patch testing, has been reported.
Nervous system side effects have rarely included headache.
Genitourinary side effects have included cramping, pain, and bleeding with the intravaginal use of miconazole.
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