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Proderm Side Effects

Generic Name: balsam peru / castor oil topical

Note: This page contains side effects data for the generic drug balsam peru / castor oil topical. It is possible that some of the dosage forms included below may not apply to the brand name Proderm.

Applies to balsam peru / castor oil topical: topical ointment, topical spray

Get emergency medical help if you have signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficult breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.

Treating a skin wound may increase your risk of developing an infection. Call your doctor at once if you have any signs of infection, such as:

  • fever or chills;

  • rapid heart rate;

  • flu symptoms;

  • mouth and throat ulcers;

  • rapid and shallow breathing;

  • warmth or redness under your skin; or

  • a light-headed feeling, like you might pass out.

Less serious side effects are more likely, such as mild stinging or burning where the medicine is applied.

This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects.

It is possible that some side effects of Proderm 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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