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What are the side effects of halcinonide ointment?

In rare cases, halcinonide ointment may cause a severe allergic reaction that leads to difficulty breathing, swelling in the face or throat and hives. If you develop these symptoms, get medical attention right away. If you absorb too much halcinonide through your skin, you may develop symptoms like muscle weakness, blurred vision, difficulty sleeping, mood changes and weight gain. Other serious side effects of halcinonide ointment may include severe irritation or swelling of the skin, excessive hair growth, acne or skin discoloration. Less severe side effects include: swollen hair follicles and temporary itching, burning, stinging or dryness of the affected skin. As other side effects may be possible, talk to your doctor if any new or unusual symptoms develop while using halcinonide ointment.

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