Terconazole Side Effects
Brand Names: Terazol 3, Terazol 7, Zazole
Please note - some side effects for Terconazole may not be reported. Always consult your doctor or healthcare specialist for medical advice. You may also report side effects to the FDA.
Side Effects of Terconazole - for the Consumer
Applies to: vaginal cream
All medicines may cause side effects, but many people have no, or minor, side effects. Check with your doctor if any of these most COMMON side effects persist or become bothersome when using Terconazole Cream:
Seek medical attention right away if any of these SEVERE side effects occur when using Terconazole Cream:
Body pain; burning or itching of the vagina; painful menstruation; stomach pain.
Severe allergic reactions (rash; hives; itching; difficulty breathing; tightness in the chest; swelling of the mouth, face, lips, or tongue); chills; flu-like symptoms (headache; tiredness; muscle aches; fever); vaginal sensitivity or irritation.
This is not a complete list of all side effects that may occur. If you have questions about side effects, contact your health care provider. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. To report side effects to the appropriate agency, please read the Guide to Reporting Problems to FDA.Top
Side Effects by Body System - for Healthcare Professionals
Applies to: vaginal cream; vaginal suppository
Local side effects have been commonly reported. These have involved the genitourinary (occurring in up to 20% of treated patients), and have included burning (up to 15.2%), irritation (3.1%), itching (2.3%), pain, and rash. Drug discontinuation due to adverse effects occurs in 2% to 4% of patients.
Genitourinary side effects have included dysmenorrhea (6%), vulvovaginal burning (5.2%), genital burning and itching (5%), pain of the female genitalia (4.2%), and vulvovaginal itching (0.7%).
Nervous system side effects have included headache (up to 30.3%).
Gastrointestinal side effects have included abdominal pain (3.4%).
Other side effects have included fever (up to 2.8%), body pain (up to 3.9%), and chills (up to 1.8%). Terconazole topical may rarely be associated with a flu-like syndrome consisting of fever, chills, nausea, and dizziness. One patient also developed leukocytosis and dyspnea.
During US and foreign clinical trials, photosensitivity reactions were not reported in patients who were treated with terconazole suppositories or vaginal cream (0.4% and 0.8%).
Dermatologic side effects have included photosensitivity reactions following repeated dermal application of 2% and 0.8% creams under conditions of filtered artificial ultraviolet light.Top
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