Lidocaine-HC Cream Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • Redness Of Skin
  • Stinging Of Skin

INFREQUENT side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • Giant Hives
  • Hives
  • Inflammation Of A Hair Follicle
  • Itching
  • Large Purple Or Brown Skin Blotches
  • Rash
  • Redness Of Skin
  • Skin Infection
  • Skin Inflammation Due To A Topically Applied Medication
  • Stinging Of Skin
  • Thin Fragile Skin

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • Complication At Treatment Site
  • Head Pain
  • Itching
  • Numbness And Tingling
  • Rash
  • Small Red Skin Lesions Caused By Dilated Blood Vessels

RARE side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • Abnormal Heart Rhythm
  • Abnormally Low Blood Pressure
  • Accumulation Of Fluid In The Tissues Of The Eyelid
  • Cataracts
  • Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
  • Decreased Function Of The Adrenal Gland
  • Decreased Lung Function
  • Decreased Pigmentation Of Skin
  • Drowsiness
  • Head Pain
  • Hives
  • Increased Pressure In Eyes
  • Increased Pressure In The Eye
  • Inflammation Of The Skin With Blisters
  • Insufficiency Of The Hypothalamus And Pituitary Gland
  • Life Threatening Allergic Reaction
  • Lung Failure Causing Loss Of Breath
  • Methemoglobinemia
  • Seizures
  • Shaking Extremities
  • Skin Stretch Marks
  • Skin Ulcer
  • Slow Heartbeat
  • Toxic Effect On Brain Or Spinal Cord Function
  • Turn Blue
  • Unconscious

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • Apprehension
  • Blurred Vision
  • Confused
  • Contact Dermatitis
  • Cushing's Syndrome
  • Dizzy
  • Dry Skin
  • Excessive Hairiness
  • Extreme Sense Of Well Being
  • Feeling Cold
  • Feeling Warm
  • Hair Loss
  • Heat Rash
  • High Blood Sugar
  • Increased Feeling Of The Skin
  • Nervous
  • Ringing In The Ears
  • Skin Discoloration
  • Skin Irritation
  • Skin Irritation Or Rash Around The Mouth Or Lips
  • Skin Rash Resembling Acne
  • Small Skin Blister
  • The Presence Of Sugar In The Urine
  • Throwing Up
  • Twitching
  • Visible Water Retention

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