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imiquimod topical

Does imiquimod topical have side effects?

The following side effects are associated with imiquimod topical:

Common side effects of imiquimod topical:

Shallow Skin UlcerSevere
Small Skin BlisterSevere
Crusted SkinSevere
Infection caused by a FungusSevere
Stinging of SkinLess Severe
Fibrous Thickening of SkinLess Severe
Acute Infection of the Nose, Throat or SinusLess Severe
Skin InflammationLess Severe
Redness of SkinLess Severe
ItchingLess Severe
RashLess Severe
Puffy SkinLess Severe
Complication at Treatment SiteLess Severe

Infrequent side effects of imiquimod topical:

Severe Redness of the SkinSevere
Ringworm of Groin AreaSevere
Spreading Cancer of Skin's Surface CellsSevere
Sun-Sensitive SkinLess Severe
Dry SkinLess Severe
Decreased Pigmentation of SkinLess Severe
BackacheLess Severe
FeverLess Severe
Low EnergyLess Severe
Visible Water RetentionLess Severe
Head PainLess Severe
DiarrheaLess Severe

Rare side effects of imiquimod topical:

Accumulation of Fluid or Edema in the Tissues of the VulvaSevere
Flu-Like SymptomsSevere
Cannot Empty BladderSevere
Malignant LymphomaSevere
Decreased Function of Bone MarrowSevere
Sinus Irritation and CongestionLess Severe
Herpes Simplex InfectionLess Severe
EczemaLess Severe
Hair LossLess Severe
DizzyLess Severe
ChillsLess Severe
Throwing UpLess Severe
Stomach CrampsLess Severe

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