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Spray and Stretch Side Effects

Generic Name: pentafluoropropane / tetrafluoroethane topical

Note: This page contains side effects data for the generic drug pentafluoropropane / tetrafluoroethane topical. It is possible that some of the dosage forms included below may not apply to the brand name Spray and Stretch.

For the Consumer

Applies to pentafluoropropane / tetrafluoroethane topical: aerosol spray

Check with your doctor if any of these most COMMON side effects persist or become bothersome:


Seek medical attention right away if any of these SEVERE side effects occur while taking pentafluoropropane / tetrafluoroethane topical:

Severe allergic reactions (rash; hives; difficulty breathing; tightness in the chest; swelling of the mouth, face, lips, or tongue); change in skin color at the application site; dizziness; trouble breathing.

For Healthcare Professionals

Applies to pentafluoropropane / tetrafluoroethane topical: topical spray


Local side effects have rarely included alteration of skin pigmentation.[Ref]


1. "Product Information. Instant Ice (pentafluoropropane-tetrafluoroethane topical)." Gebauer Company, Cleveland, OH.

It is possible that some side effects of Spray and Stretch 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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