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Are there any side effects of Caldecort?

When using topical hydrocortisone acetate like Caldecort, it's important to talk to your doctor about unwanted side effects associated with long-term use. Unwanted side effects may include: blistering, burning, itching, peeling, redness, abdominal striae (skin streaking) and thinning of treated skin. Other more serious side effects may include allergic reaction symptoms. If an allergic reaction develops, talk to your doctor right away. Symptoms of allergic reaction include: difficulty breathing, hives and swelling of face, throat, tongue or lips. Although little is expected to be absorbed into the bloodstream, Caldecort may cause severe side effect such as blurred vision, irregular heartbeat, fatigue, insomnia, puffiness (face) and weight gain. If any severe side effect develops, stop using Caldecort and talk to your doctor right away.

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