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Side Effects


The most frequent adverse event was burning/itching/stinging at the applica-tion site; the incidence and severity of this event were as follows:

incidence and severity of burning/itching/stinging
Product Total incidence Maximum severity
Mild Moderate Severe
Luxiq Foam n=63 34 (54%) 28 (44%) 5 (8%) 1 (2%)
Betamethasone valerate lotion n=63 33 (52%) 26 (41%) 6 (10%) 1 (2%)
Placebo Foam n=32 24 (75%) 13 (41%) 7 (22%) 4 (12%)
Placebo Lotion n=30 20 (67%) 12 (40%) 5 (17%) 3 (10%)

Other adverse events which were considered to be possibly, probably, or definitely related to Luxq occurred in 1 patient each; these were paresthesia, pruritus, acne, alopecia, and conjunctivitis.

The following additional local adverse reactions have been reported with topical corticosteroids, and they may occur more frequently with the use of occlusive dressings. These reactions are listed in an approximately decreas-ing order of occurrence: irritation; dryness; folliculitis; acneiform eruptions; hypopigmentation; perioral dermatitis; allergic contact dermatitis; secondary infection; skin atrophy; striae; and miliaria.

Systemic absorption of topical corticosteroids has produced reversible hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal (HPA) axis suppression, manifestations of Cushing's syndrome, hyperglycemia, and glucosuria in some patients.

Read the Luxiq (betamethasone valerate foam) Side Effects Center for a complete guide to possible side effects


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This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.

Last reviewed on RxList: 3/23/2016

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