Dibucaine topical Side Effects
Some side effects of dibucaine topical 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 dibucaine topical: topical application cream, topical application ointment
Along with its needed effects, dibucaine topical 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 dibucaine topical:Incidence not known
- Chest pain
- fast or irregular heartbeat
- tightness in the chest
- unusual warmth or flushing of skin
Some side effects of dibucaine 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:Incidence not known
- eye irritation
- skin irritation
For Healthcare Professionals
Applies to dibucaine topical: compounding powder, topical cream, topical ointment
General side effects have included methemoglobinemia, irregular heartbeats, seizures, coma, respiratory depression, and death. Children may be at an increased risk for adverse effects, as well as those who apply large amounts of anesthetics (or cover large areas of skin), leave these products on for prolonged periods, or cover with occlusive dressings after application.
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