Neo-Synalar Side Effects Center

Last updated on RxList: 5/16/2022
Neo-Synalar Side Effects Center

What Is Neo-Synalar?

Neo-Synalar [neomycin sulfate 0.5% (0.35% neomycin base), fluocinolone acetonide 0.025%] Cream is a combination of an antibiotic and a corticosteroid indicated for the treatment of corticosteroid-responsive dermatoses with secondary infection.

What Are Side Effects of Neo-Synalar?

Common side effects of Neo-Synalar include:

Dosage for Neo-Synalar

Neo-Synalar cream is generally applied to the affected area as a thin film dose from two to four times daily depending on the severity of the condition.

What Drugs, Substances, or Supplements Interact with Neo-Synalar?

Neo-Synalar may interact with other drugs. Tell your doctor all medications and supplements you use.

Neo-Synalar During Pregnancy or Breastfeeding

Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant before using Neo-Synalar. Corticosteroids such as Neo-Synalar should not be used extensively on pregnant patients, in large amounts, or for prolonged periods of time. It is unknown whether topical Neo-Synalar passes into breast milk. Systemically administered corticosteroids pass into breast milk in quantities unlikely to have a negative effect on the infant. Consult your doctor before breastfeeding.

Additional Information

Our Neo-Synalar [neomycin sulfate 0.5% (0.35% neomycin base), fluocinolone acetonide 0.025%] Cream 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.

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

Call your doctor at once if you have:

  • hearing problems, ringing in your ears;
  • little or no urination;
  • worsening of your skin condition;
  • redness, warmth, swelling, oozing, or severe irritation of any treated skin;
  • high blood sugar--increased thirst, increased urination, dry mouth, fruity breath odor; or
  • possible signs of absorbing this medicine through your skin--weight gain (especially in your face or your upper back and torso), slow wound healing, thinning or discolored skin, increased body hair, muscle weakness, nausea, diarrhea, tiredness, mood changes, menstrual changes, sexual changes.

Common side effects may include:

  • burning, itching, or irritation of treated skin;
  • increased hair growth;
  • white or "pruned" appearance of the skin;
  • rash, pimples; or
  • changes in color of treated skin.

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.

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SIDE EFFECTS

The following local adverse reactions are reported infrequently with topical corticosteroids. These reactions are listed in an approximate decreasing order of occurrence:

Burning
Hypertrichosis
Maceration of the skin
Itching
Acneiform eruptions
Secondary infection
Irritation
Hypopigmentation
Skin atrophy
Dryness
Perioral dermatitis
Striae
Folliculitis
Allergic contact dermatitis
Miliaria

The following adverse reactions have been reported with the topical use of neomycin:

Ototoxicity
Nephrotoxicity

Read the entire FDA prescribing information for Neo-Synalar (Neomycin And Fluocinolone Acetonide Cream)

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