Levulan Kerastick Side Effects
Generic name: aminolevulinic acid topical
Note: This document contains side effect information about aminolevulinic acid topical. Some of the dosage forms listed on this page may not apply to the brand name Levulan Kerastick.
Some side effects of Levulan Kerastick may not be reported. Always consult your doctor or healthcare specialist for medical advice. You may also report side effects to the FDA.
Applies to aminolevulinic acid topical: topical solution
Serious side effects are not likely to occur. Stop using aminolevulinic acid and seek emergency medical attention if you experience an allergic reaction (shortness of breath; closing of your throat; swelling of your lips, face, or tongue; or hives).
You may experience some tingling, stinging, prickling, or burning of the area treated with aminolevulinic acid during the special light treatment. These feelings of discomfort should improve at the end of the light treatment. Following treatment, you will experience some redness, swelling, and scaling of the lesions, and to some degree, the surrounding skin. These changes are temporary and should completely resolve by 4 weeks after treatment. If these side effects are excessive, talk to your doctor.
Side effects other than those listed here may also occur. Talk to your doctor about any side effect that seems unusual or that is especially bothersome.
More Levulan Kerastick resources
- Levulan Kerastick Prescribing Information (FDA)
- Levulan Kerastick Concise Consumer Information (Cerner Multum)
- Levulan Kerastick Topical Advanced Consumer (Micromedex) - Includes Dosage Information
- Levulan Kerastick solution MedFacts Consumer Leaflet (Wolters Kluwer)
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