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Burn Side Effects

Generic Name: nitrofurazone topical

Note: This document contains side effect information about nitrofurazone topical. Some of the dosage forms listed on this page may not apply to the brand name Burn.

Applies to nitrofurazone topical: topical cream, topical ointment, topical solution

Along with its needed effects, nitrofurazone topical (the active ingredient contained in Burn) 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 as soon as possible if any of the following side effects occur while taking nitrofurazone topical:

Less common

  • Itching
  • rash
  • swelling

Medically reviewed by Last updated on May 28, 2020.

Further information

Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances.

Some side effects may not be reported. You may report them to the FDA.

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