Resinol Side Effects
Generic Name: resorcinol topical
Note: This page contains side effects data for the generic drug resorcinol topical. It is possible that some of the dosage forms included below may not apply to the brand name Resinol.
Applies to resorcinol topical: topical cream
As well as its needed effects, resorcinol topical (the active ingredient contained in Resinol) may cause unwanted side effects that require medical attention.
If any of the following side effects occur while taking resorcinol topical, check with your doctor or nurse as soon as possible:Less common or rare:
- Skin irritation not present before use of this medicine
- Diarrhea, nausea, stomach pain, or vomiting
- headache (severe or continuing)
- nervousness or restlessness
- slow heartbeat, shortness of breath, or troubled breathing
- unusual tiredness or weakness
Minor Side Effects
Some resorcinol 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:More common:
- Redness and peeling of skin (may occur after a few days)
It is possible that some side effects of Resinol 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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- Drug class: topical antipsoriatics
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