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Mercuroclear Side Effects

Generic Name: benzalkonium chloride / lidocaine topical

Note: This page contains information about the side effects of benzalkonium chloride / lidocaine topical. Some of the dosage forms included on this document may not apply to the brand name Mercuroclear.

Applies to benzalkonium chloride / lidocaine topical: cream, spray

Check with your doctor if any of these most COMMON side effects persist or become bothersome:

Minor redness or swelling at the application site.

Seek medical attention right away if any of these SEVERE side effects occur while taking benzalkonium chloride / lidocaine topical:

Severe allergic reactions (rash; hives; itching; difficulty breathing; tightness in the chest; swelling of the mouth, face, lips, or tongue); excessive irritation; signs of infection in the affected area (eg, warmth, oozing, pain).

Not all side effects for Mercuroclear may be reported. You should always consult a doctor or healthcare professional for medical advice. Side effects can be reported to the FDA here.

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