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Exelderm Side Effects

Generic name: sulconazole topical

Medically reviewed by Last updated on Mar 2, 2023.

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

Applies to sulconazole topical: topical cream, topical solution.

Serious side effects of Exelderm

Along with its needed effects, sulconazole topical (the active ingredient contained in Exelderm) 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 sulconazole topical:

Less common

For Healthcare Professionals

Applies to sulconazole topical: topical cream, topical solution.


Common (1% to 10%): Itching, burning/stinging

Uncommon (0.1% to 1%): Redness

Frequency not reported: Mild to moderate skin reactions (including pruritus, erythema, burning, irritation, stinging), phototoxic reactions[Ref]


1. Multum Information Services, Inc. Expert Review Panel

2. Product Information. Exelderm (sulconazole topical). Bristol-Myers Squibb. 2002.

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.