OraDisc A Side Effects
Generic Name: amlexanox topical
Note: This page contains side effects data for the generic drug amlexanox topical. It is possible that some of the dosage forms included below may not apply to the brand name OraDisc A.
For the Consumer
Applies to amlexanox topical: paste
As well as its needed effects, amlexanox topical (the active ingredient contained in OraDisc A) may cause unwanted side effects that require medical attention.
Minor Side Effects
Some amlexanox topical side effects may not need any medical attention. As your body gets used to the medicine these side effects may disappear. Your health care professional may be able to help you prevent or reduce these side effects, but do check with them if any of the following side effects continue, or if you are concerned about them:Less common or rare:
- Burning, stinging, or pain at place medicine is applied
- inflammation of mucous membranes
For Healthcare Professionals
Applies to amlexanox topical: mucous membrane paste
Local side effects have included transient stinging, pain or burning at the site of application in 1% to 2% of patients.[Ref]
Gastrointestinal side effects have included contact mucositis, nausea, and diarrhea in less than 1% of patients.[Ref]
1. "Multum Information Services, Inc. Expert Review Panel"
It is possible that some side effects of OraDisc A may not have been reported. These can be reported to the FDA here. Always consult a healthcare professional for medical advice.
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