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Fluro-Ethyl Side Effects

Generic Name: dichlorotetrafluorethane / ethyl chloride topical

Note: This document contains side effect information about dichlorotetrafluorethane / ethyl chloride topical. Some of the dosage forms listed on this page may not apply to the brand name Fluro-Ethyl.

Applies to dichlorotetrafluorethane / ethyl chloride topical: topical spray

Local

Local side effects have included frostbite.[Ref]

Dermatologic

Dermatologic side effects have included cutaneous sensitization and altered pigmentation.[Ref]

Other

Other side effects associated with the vapocoolant action have included pain upon thawing, lowered resistance to infection, and delay in healing.[Ref]

References

1. "Product Information. Fluro-Ethyl (dichlorotetrafluorethane-ethyl Cl topical)." Gebauer Company, Cleveland, OH.

Some side effects of Fluro-Ethyl may not be reported. Always consult your doctor or healthcare specialist for medical advice. You may also report side effects to the FDA.

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