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pimecrolimus topical

Side Effects

List pimecrolimus topical side effects by likelihood and severity.

The following side effects are associated with pimecrolimus topical:

Common side effects of pimecrolimus topical:

  • Acute Infection of the Nose, Throat or SinusSevere
  • BronchitisSevere
  • FeverSevere
  • Infection caused by a VirusSevere
  • Inflammation of the Lining of the Stomach and IntestinesSevere
  • Inflammation of the TonsilsSevere
  • Outer Ear Inflammation caused by Allergy or InfectionSevere
  • Skin InfectionSevere
  • Strep ThroatSevere
  • The FluSevere
  • Complication at Treatment SiteLess Severe
  • CoughLess Severe
  • DiarrheaLess Severe
  • Head PainLess Severe
  • Inflammation of a Hair FollicleLess Severe
  • ItchingLess Severe
  • Skin IrritationLess Severe
  • Throat IrritationLess Severe
  • Throat PainLess Severe

Infrequent side effects of pimecrolimus topical:

  • Allergic Reaction caused by a DrugSevere
  • AsthmaSevere
  • ChickenpoxSevere
  • Contagious Wart-Like LesionsSevere
  • Cut or WoundSevere
  • Herpes Simplex InfectionSevere
  • HivesSevere
  • Infection caused by BacteriaSevere
  • Infection Confined to the Surface of the EyeSevere
  • PneumoniaSevere
  • Trouble BreathingSevere
  • AcneLess Severe
  • BackacheLess Severe
  • Feel Like Throwing UpLess Severe
  • Incomplete or Infrequent Bowel MovementsLess Severe
  • Joint PainLess Severe
  • Loose StoolsLess Severe
  • Middle Ear InfectionLess Severe
  • NosebleedLess Severe
  • Painful PeriodsLess Severe
  • Redness of SkinLess Severe
  • Runny NoseLess Severe
  • Sinus Irritation and CongestionLess Severe
  • Skin NodulesLess Severe
  • Stomach CrampsLess Severe
  • Stuffy NoseLess Severe
  • Throwing UpLess Severe
  • ToothacheLess Severe
  • Type of Skin Infection - ImpetigoLess Severe
  • WheezingLess Severe

Rare side effects of pimecrolimus topical:

  • Malignant Tumor or CancerSevere
  • Skin DiscolorationLess Severe

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