Novacort Side Effects

Generic Name: hydrocortisone / pramoxine topical

Note: This page contains side effects data for the generic drug hydrocortisone / pramoxine topical. It is possible that some of the dosage forms included below may not apply to the brand name Novacort.

It is possible that some side effects of Novacort may not have been reported. These can be reported to the FDA here. Always consult a healthcare professional for medical advice.

For the Consumer

Applies to hydrocortisone / pramoxine topical: cream, ointment

Check with your doctor if any of these most COMMON side effects persist or become bothersome:

Dryness; itching.

Seek medical attention right away if any of these SEVERE side effects occur while taking hydrocortisone / pramoxine topical:

Severe allergic reactions (rash; hives; itching; difficulty breathing; tightness in the chest; swelling of the mouth, face, lips, or tongue); acne-like rash; burning, cracking, irritation, or peeling not present before you began using this medicine; excessive hair growth; inflamed hair follicles; inflammation around the mouth; muscle weakness; thinning, softening, or discoloration of the skin; unusual weight gain, especially in the face.

For Healthcare Professionals

Applies to hydrocortisone / pramoxine topical: rectal cream, rectal foam, rectal kit, rectal lotion, topical cream, topical foam, topical gel, topical lotion, topical ointment

Dermatologic

Dermatologic side effects including burning, itching, irritation, dryness, folliculitis, hypertrichosis, acneiform eruptions, hypopigmentation, perioral dermatitis, maceration of the skin, secondary infection, skin atrophy, striae, and miliaria have been reported.

Hypersensitivity

Hypersensitivity side effects including allergic contact dermatitis have been reported.

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