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Exelderm




Exelderm Side Effects Center

Medical Editor: John P. Cunha, DO, FACOEP

Last reviewed on RxList 4/20/2016

Exelderm (sulconazole nitrate) Solution, 1.0% is a topical (for the skin) antifungal medication used to treat skin infections such as athlete's foot (cream only), jock itch, and ringworm. Common side effects of Exelderm include:

  • skin burning
  • stinging
  • swelling
  • irritation
  • redness
  • pimple-like bumps
  • dryness
  • tenderness, or
  • flaking of the treated skin

The dose of Exelderm is to gently massage a small amount of the solution into the affected and surrounding skin areas once or twice daily. Other drugs may interact with Exelderm. Tell your doctor all medications and supplements you use. Exelderm should be used only if prescribed during pregnancy. It is unknown if this drug passes into breast milk. Consult your doctor before breastfeeding.

Our Exelderm (sulconazole nitrate) Side Effects Drug Center provides a comprehensive view of available drug information on the potential side effects when taking this medication.

This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

What is Patient Information in Detail?

Easy-to-read and understand detailed drug information and pill images for the patient or caregiver from Cerner Multum.

Exelderm in Detail - Patient Information: Side Effects

Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficult breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.

Stop using sulconazole topical and call your doctor at once if you have severe blistering, itching, redness, peeling, dryness, or irritation of treat skin areas.

Less serious side effects may include mild skin dryness or irritation.

This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

Read the entire detailed patient monograph for Exelderm (Sulconazole)

What is Patient Information Overview?

A concise overview of the drug for the patient or caregiver from First DataBank.

Exelderm Overview - Patient Information: Side Effects

SIDE EFFECTS: Burning, stinging, swelling, irritation, redness, pimple-like bumps, tenderness, or flaking of the treated skin may occur. If any of these effects persist or worsen, notify your doctor or pharmacist promptly.

Remember that your doctor has prescribed this medication because he or she has judged that the benefit to you is greater than the risk of side effects. Many people using this medication do not have serious side effects.

Tell your doctor immediately if any of these unlikely but serious side effects occur: blistering, oozing, open sores.

A very serious allergic reaction to this drug is unlikely, but seek immediate medical attention if it occurs. Symptoms of a serious allergic reaction may include: rash, itching/swelling (especially of the face/tongue/throat), severe dizziness, trouble breathing.

This is not a complete list of possible side effects. If you notice other effects not listed above, contact your doctor or pharmacist.

In the US -

Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

In Canada - Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to Health Canada at 1-866-234-2345.

Read the entire patient information overview for Exelderm (Sulconazole)

What is Prescribing information?

The FDA package insert formatted in easy-to-find categories for health professionals and clinicians.

Exelderm FDA Prescribing Information: Side Effects
(Adverse Reactions)

SIDE EFFECTS

There were no systemic effects and only infrequent cutaneous adverse reactions in 370 patients treated with sulconazole nitrate solution in controlled clinical trials. Approximately 1% of these patients reported itching and 1% burning or stinging. These complaints did not usually interfere with treatment.

Read the entire FDA prescribing information for Exelderm (Sulconazole)

Exelderm - User Reviews

Exelderm User Reviews

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Report Problems to the Food and Drug Administration

 

You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit the FDA MedWatch website or call 1-800-FDA-1088.


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