Wintergreen Oil Side Effects
Generic Name: methyl salicylate topical
Note: This document contains side effect information about methyl salicylate topical. Some of the dosage forms listed on this page may not apply to the brand name Wintergreen Oil.
Applies to methyl salicylate topical: topical cream, topical film, topical gel, topical liquid, topical lotion, topical oil, topical ointment, topical spray, topical stick
Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction while taking methyl salicylate topical (the active ingredient contained in Wintergreen Oil) hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.
Wash the skin and get medical attention right away if you have severe burning, pain, swelling, or blistering of the skin where you applied this medication.
Less serious side effects may include a mild cold or burning sensation.
This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects.
Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances.
Some side effects may not be reported. You may report them to the FDA.