Niclocide Side Effects
Generic Name: niclosamide
Note: This document contains side effect information about niclosamide. Some of the dosage forms listed on this page may not apply to the brand name Niclocide.
Applies to niclosamide: oral tablet chewable
Along with its needed effects, niclosamide (the active ingredient contained in Niclocide) may cause some unwanted effects. Although not all of these side effects may occur, if they do occur they may need medical attention.
Some side effects of niclosamide 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:
- Abdominal or stomach cramps or pain
- loss of appetite
- nausea or vomiting
- Dizziness or lightheadedness
- itching of the rectal area
- skin rash
- unpleasant taste
Some side effects may not be reported. You may report them to the FDA.