resorcinol (topical) (cont.)
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What happens if I miss a dose (R A Acne, Resinol)?
Use the medication as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for the next dose, skip the missed dose and wait until your next regularly scheduled dose. Do not use extra medicine to make up the missed dose.
What happens if I overdose (R A Acne, Resinol)?
Seek emergency medical attention if you think you have used too much of this medicine. Symptoms of an overdose of resorcinol absorbed through the skin may include weakness, shortness of breath, slow heart rate, nausea, vomiting, or severe headache.
What should I avoid while using resorcinol (R A Acne, Resinol)?
Avoid getting this medication in your eyes, mouth, or nose. If it does get into any of these areas, rinse with water.
Avoid using other skin products that can cause dryness or irritation such as harsh soaps, abrasive skin cleansers, medicated cosmetics, or skin products with alcohol, spices, astringents, or lime. Applying these products to the same skin you treat with resorcinol may cause severe irritation. Follow your doctor's instructions about using any other products on skin treated with resorcinol.
What other drugs will affect resorcinol (R A Acne, Resinol)?
Do not use other medicated skin products unless your doctor has told you to, especially:
This list is not complete and there may be other topical medications that can interact with resorcinol.
It is not likely that other drugs you take orally or inject will have an effect on topically applied resorcinol. But many drugs can interact with each other. Tell your doctor about all your prescription and over-the-counter medications, vitamins, minerals, herbal products, and drugs prescribed by other doctors. Do not start a new medication without telling your doctor.
Where can I get more information?
Your pharmacist can provide more information about resorcinol topical.
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You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit the FDA MedWatch website or call 1-800-FDA-1088.
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