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Exametazime Side Effects

For the Consumer

Applies to exametazime: injection kit

Along with its needed effects, exametazime 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 or nurse immediately if any of the following side effects occur while taking exametazime:

Rare
  • Fever
  • flushing or redness of the skin
  • rash
  • swelling or puffiness of the face
  • unusually warm skin

For Healthcare Professionals

Applies to exametazime: intravenous powder for injection

Cardiovascular

Common (1% to 10%): Transient increase in blood pressure (8%)[Ref]

Dermatologic

Uncommon (0.1% to 1%): Rash with generalized erythema[Ref]

Other

Uncommon (0.1% to 1%): Facial edema, fever[Ref]

References

1. "Product Information. Ceretec (exametazime)." GE Healthcare, Princeton, NJ.

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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