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Cepastat Extra Strength Side Effects

Generic name: phenol topical

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

Applies to phenol topical: oromucosal spray, oromucosal suspension

Side effects requiring immediate medical attention

Along with its needed effects, phenol topical (the active ingredient contained in Cepastat Extra Strength) 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 immediately if any of the following side effects occur while taking phenol topical:

Incidence not known

  • Difficulty with breathing
  • fever
  • headache
  • nausea
  • rash
  • swelling
  • vomiting
  • worsening of pain, redness, swelling, or irritation in or around the mouth

Medically reviewed by Last updated on Apr 15, 2021.

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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.