Natroba Side Effects
Generic name: spinosad topical
Medically reviewed by Drugs.com. Last updated on Jan 29, 2022.
Note: This document contains side effect information about spinosad topical. Some of the dosage forms listed on this page may not apply to the brand name Natroba.
For the Consumer
Applies to spinosad topical: topical application suspension
Side effects requiring immediate medical attention
Along with its needed effects, spinosad topical (the active ingredient contained in Natroba) may cause some unwanted effects. Although not all of these side effects may occur, if they do occur they may need medical attention.
Side effects not requiring immediate medical attention
Some side effects of spinosad topical may occur that usually do not need medical attention. These side effects may go away during treatment as your body adjusts to the medicine. Also, your health care professional may be able to tell you about ways to prevent or reduce some of these side effects.
Check with your health care professional if any of the following side effects continue or are bothersome or if you have any questions about them:
- Burning, dryness, flaking, itching, pain, redness, rash, swelling, or soreness at the site of application
- redness of the eye or skin
- Dryness of the scalp or skin
- hair loss
- thinning of the hair
For Healthcare Professionals
Applies to spinosad topical: topical suspension
Common (1% to 10%): Application site erythema, application site irritation
Uncommon (0.1% to 1%): Application site dryness, application site exfoliation[Ref]
Common (1% to 10%): Ocular erythema[Ref]
More about Natroba (spinosad topical)
- Dosage information
- During pregnancy or Breastfeeding
- Reviews (5)
- Pricing & coupons
- En español
- Drug class: topical anti-infectives
- FDA approval history
Related treatment guides
1. "Product Information. Natroba (spinosad topical)." ParaPRO LLC, Carmel, IN.
2. Popescu CM, Popescu R "Efficacy and safety of spinosad cream rinse for head lice." Arch Dermatol 148 (2012): 1065-9
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.