Xepi Side Effects
Generic name: ozenoxacin topical
Medically reviewed by Drugs.com. Last updated on Apr 12, 2022.
Note: This document contains side effect information about ozenoxacin topical. Some of the dosage forms listed on this page may not apply to the brand name Xepi.
For the Consumer
Applies to ozenoxacin topical: topical application cream
Side effects requiring immediate medical attention
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.
Side effects not requiring immediate medical attention
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
- Dry, flaky, scaling skin on the scalp, eyebrows, near the ears, and around the nose
- dry, irritated, or swollen eyes
- enlarged nose
- redness of the face
- swollen red bumps on the face
For Healthcare Professionals
Applies to ozenoxacin topical: topical cream
Frequency not reported: Rosacea, seborrheic dermatitis[Ref]
Frequency not reported: Microbial overgrowth[Ref]
Frequently asked questions
More about Xepi (ozenoxacin topical)
- Dosage information
- During pregnancy or Breastfeeding
- Reviews (1)
- En español
- Drug class: topical antibiotics
- FDA approval history
Related treatment guides
1. "Product Information. Xepi (ozenoxacin topical)." Medimetriks Pharmaceuticals Inc (2017):
Some side effects may not be reported. You may report them to the FDA.