Always tell your healthcare provider of all prescriptions, over the counter medications, and supplements you are taking.
Common side effects include:
- mild irritation where the medication is applied; or
- numbness in places where the medicine is accidentally applied.
Call your doctor at once if you have:
- severe burning, stinging, or irritation where the medicine was applied;
- swelling or redness;
- sudden dizziness or drowsiness after medicine is applied;
- confusion, blurred vision, ringing in your ears; or
- unusual sensations of temperature.
Get emergency medical help if you have signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.
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.
See also: Side effects (in more detail)