Xerese Side Effects
Generic Name: acyclovir / hydrocortisone topical
Note: This document contains side effect information about acyclovir / hydrocortisone topical. Some of the dosage forms listed on this page may not apply to the brand name Xerese.
For the Consumer
Applies to acyclovir / hydrocortisone topical: topical application cream
Along with its needed effects, acyclovir / hydrocortisone topical 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 acyclovir / hydrocortisone topical:Rare
- Burning, itching, redness, rash, swelling, soreness, or tingling at the application site
- change in skin color at the application site
- dryness or flaking of the skin
- flushing or redness of the skin
- unusually warm skin
- Blistering, burning, or crusting of the skin
- itching, scaling, severe redness, soreness, or swelling of the skin
For Healthcare Professionals
Applies to acyclovir / hydrocortisone topical: topical cream
The most frequently reported side effects were local skin reactions and included drying or flaking of the skin; burning or tingling; erythema; pigmentation changes; and application site reactions including signs/symptoms of inflammation.[Ref]
Frequency not reported: Dry skin, flaking skin, burning, tingling, erythema, pigmentation changed, inflammation[Ref]
Frequency not reported: Contact allergy, sensitization[Ref]
Frequency not reported: Contact dermatitis[Ref]
1. "Product Information. Xerese (acyclovir-hydrocortisone topical)." Meda Pharmaceuticals, Somerset, NJ.
Some side effects of Xerese may not be reported. Always consult your doctor or healthcare specialist for medical advice. You may also report side effects to the FDA.
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