Rhofade Side Effects
Generic name: oxymetazoline topical
Medically reviewed by Drugs.com. Last updated on Sep 21, 2022.
Note: This document contains side effect information about oxymetazoline topical. Some dosage forms listed on this page may not apply to the brand name Rhofade.
Applies to oxymetazoline topical: topical application cream.
Serious side effects of Rhofade
Along with its needed effects, oxymetazoline topical (the active ingredient contained in Rhofade) may cause some unwanted effects. Although not all of these side effects may occur, if they do occur they may need medical attention.
Check with your doctor immediately if any of the following side effects occur while taking oxymetazoline topical:
- Blistering, crusting, irritation, itching, or reddening of the skin
- cracked, dry, scaly skin
- swelling or pain at the application site
- worsening of rosacea pimples
For Healthcare Professionals
Applies to oxymetazoline topical: topical cream.
Common (1% to 10%): Application site dermatitis/pruritus/pain
Common (1% to 10%): Worsening inflammatory lesions of rosacea[Ref]
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1. "Product Information. Rhofade (oxymetazoline topical)." Allergan Inc (2017):
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