Trioxin Side Effects
Generic Name: benzocaine / chloroxylenol / hydrocortisone otic
Note: This page contains side effects data for the generic drug benzocaine / chloroxylenol / hydrocortisone otic. It is possible that some of the dosage forms included below may not apply to the brand name Trioxin.
It is possible that some side effects of Trioxin 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 benzocaine / chloroxylenol / hydrocortisone otic: ear drops
Check with your doctor if any of these most COMMON side effects persist or become bothersome:
Seek medical attention right away if any of these SEVERE side effects occur while taking benzocaine / chloroxylenol / hydrocortisone otic:
Severe allergic reactions (rash; hives; itching; difficulty breathing; tightness in the chest; swelling of the mouth, face, lips, or tongue); burning, cracking, irritation, or peeling not present before you began using this medicine.
For Healthcare Professionals
Applies to benzocaine / chloroxylenol / hydrocortisone otic: otic suspension
Hypersensitivity side effects have included sensitization.[Ref]
Dermatologic side effects have included itching, burning, irritation, dryness, folliculitis, hypertrichosis, acneform eruptions, hypopigmentations, perioral dermatitis, allergic contact dermatitis, maceration of the skin, secondary infection, skin atrophy, striae and miliaria.[Ref]
Endocrine side effects have rarely included systemic effects of corticosteroids.[Ref]
1. "Product Information. TriOxin (benzocaine / chloroxylenol / hydrocortisone otic)." Vertical Pharmaceuticals Inc, Scotch Plains, NJ.
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