Veregen Side Effects
Generic name: sinecatechins topical
Medically reviewed by Drugs.com. Last updated on Dec 27, 2022.
Note: This document contains side effect information about sinecatechins topical. Some dosage forms listed on this page may not apply to the brand name Veregen.
Applies to sinecatechins topical: topical application ointment.
Serious side effects of Veregen
Along with its needed effects, sinecatechins topical (the active ingredient contained in Veregen) 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 sinecatechins topical:
- Blistering, peeling, or loosening of the skin
- breakdown of skin
- burning of skin
- cracking of skin
- flushing, redness of skin
- hardening or thickening of skin
- irritation of skin
- itching skin
- pain or discomfort in skin
- swelling of skin
- unusually warm skin
- Bleeding of skin
- blood in urine
- break in the skin, especially associated with blue-black discoloration, swelling, or drainage of fluid
- burning or itching around anus
- changes in skin coloring
- discharge from skin
- dryness of skin
- increased frequency of urination
- increased sensitivity to pain
- increased sensitivity to touch
- pain or burning during urination
- peeling of one area of skin
- pelvic pain
- problems with foreskin of penis
- rash with flat lesions or small raised lesions on the skin
- scarring of skin
- skin rash, encrusted, scaly and oozing
- skin rash on the face
- swollen, painful, or tender lymph glands in neck, armpit, or groin
- tingling in the hands and feet
For Healthcare Professionals
Applies to sinecatechins topical: topical ointment.
The most frequently reported side effects were local skin and application site reactions, including erythema, pruritus, burning, pain/discomfort, erosion/ulceration, edema, induration, and vesicular rash.
During clinical trials, 5% of patients experienced local adverse events that led to dose reduction, dose interruption, or discontinuation of this drug. These events included application site reactions (local pain, erythema, vesicles, skin erosion/ulceration), phimosis, inguinal lymphadenitis, urethral meatal stenosis, dysuria, genital herpes simplex, vulvitis, hypersensitivity, pruritus, pyodermitis, skin ulcer, erosions in the urethral meatus, and superinfection of warts and ulcers.[Ref]
Very common (10% or more): Burning (67%), pain/discomfort (56%), erosion/ulceration (49%), induration (35%)
Common (1% to 10%): Discharge, bleeding, localized reaction, scar, irritation
Uncommon (0.1% to 1%): Localized inflammation
Very common (10% or more): Erythema (70%), pruritus (69%), vesicular rash (20%)
Common (1% to 10%): Desquamation, rash
Frequency not reported: Pyodermitis, cutaneous facial rash[Ref]
Very common (10% or more): Edema (45%)
Frequency not reported: Genital herpes simplex, superinfection of warts and ulcers, perianal infection[Ref]
Common (1% to 10%): Regional/inguinal lymphadenitis
Frequency not reported: Staphylococcemia[Ref]
Common (1% to 10%): Phimosis
Frequency not reported: Dysuria, vulvitis, cervical dysplasia, pelvic pain[Ref]
Common (1% to 10%): Type IV hypersensitivity
Frequency not reported: Hypersensitivity[Ref]
Frequency not reported: Hyperesthesia[Ref]
Frequency not reported: Urethral meatal stenosis, erosions in urethral meatus, urethritis[Ref]
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1. Product Information. Veregen (sinecatechins topical). Fougera. 2016.
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