Spinosad topical Side Effects
For the Consumer
Applies to spinosad topical: topical application suspension
As well as its needed effects, spinosad topical may cause unwanted side effects that require medical attention.
Minor Side Effects
Some spinosad 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:
- Itching, burning, flaking, or redness of the scalp
- redness of the eye or skin
- Dry skin
- dryness of the scalp
- hair loss
- thinning of the hair
For Healthcare Professionals
Applies to spinosad topical: topical suspension
Common (1% to 10%): Application site erythema, application site irritation
Uncommon (0.1% to 1%): Application site dryness, application site exfoliation[Ref]
Common (1% to 10%): Ocular erythema[Ref]
Uncommon (0.1% to 1%): Alopecia, dry skin[Ref]
1. Popescu CM, Popescu R "Efficacy and safety of spinosad cream rinse for head lice." Arch Dermatol 148 (2012): 1065-9
2. "Product Information. Natroba (spinosad topical)." ParaPRO LLC, Carmel, IN.
It is possible that some side effects of spinosad topical 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 anti-infectives
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