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Furacin 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 Furacin.

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

Along with its needed effects, nitrofurazone topical (the active ingredient contained in Furacin) 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

Some side effects of Furacin 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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