flumethasone with clioquinol ear drops (cont.)
SIDE EFFECTS: Stinging during use may occur. If this reaction persists or worsens, notify your doctor. Tell your doctor immediately if any of these serious side effects occur: rash, redness, itching, swelling, severe pain of the ear. Tell your doctor immediately if any of these unlikely but serious side effects occur: vision problems, headache, increased thirst, increased urination. If you notice other effects not listed above, contact your doctor or pharmacist.
PRECAUTIONS: Before using this drug, tell your doctor your medical history, including: any allergies (especially drug allergies), tuberculosis of the skin, syphilis skin infections, chickenpox, skin problems from vaccinations or viral infections. This product may cause staining of the: skin, nails, hair, fabrics. It is very unlikely, but possible, the flumethasone in this product will be absorbed into your bloodstream. Therefore, if this product is used over a long period (months), upon discontinuing the product additional corticosteroids may be needed during times of increased stress such as a serious infection, major surgery or serious injury. Tell your doctor of your flumethasone use if the stress situations mentioned above occur. This precaution should be observed for one year after stopping prolonged use of this product. Report promptly unusual weakness, weight loss, nausea/vomiting, fainting, or dizziness. This drug should not be used during pregnancy. If you become pregnant or think you may be pregnant, inform your doctor immediately. It is not known if this drug is excreted into breast milk. Consult your doctor before breast-feeding.
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