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Xepi Side Effects

Generic name: ozenoxacin topical

Medically reviewed by Last updated on Dec 21, 2023.

Note: This document contains side effect information about ozenoxacin topical. Some dosage forms listed on this page may not apply to the brand name Xepi.

Applies to ozenoxacin topical: topical application cream.

Serious side effects of Xepi

Along with its needed effects, ozenoxacin topical (the active ingredient contained in Xepi) may cause some unwanted effects. Although not all of these side effects may occur, if they do occur they may need medical attention.

Other side effects of Xepi

Some side effects of ozenoxacin topical may occur that usually do not need medical attention. These side effects may go away during treatment as your body adjusts to the medicine. Also, your health care professional may be able to tell you about ways to prevent or reduce some of these side effects.

Check with your health care professional if any of the following side effects continue or are bothersome or if you have any questions about them:

Incidence not known

For Healthcare Professionals

Applies to ozenoxacin topical: topical cream.


Adverse reactions were reported in 1 adult patient and included rosacea and seborrheic dermatitis.[Ref]


Frequency not reported: Rosacea, seborrheic dermatitis[Ref]


Frequency not reported: Microbial overgrowth[Ref]

Frequently asked questions


1. Product Information. Xepi (ozenoxacin topical). Medimetriks Pharmaceuticals Inc. 2017.

Further information

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.