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Pyrithione Zinc Related Burning Sensation

Official FDA Reports3
Social Media Events1
Active Ingredients
  • Pyrithione Zinc
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Additional Terms for Burning Sensation
  • Burning
  • Burning Pain
  • Skin Feels Like It's On Fire
  • Muscles Felt Like They Were On Fire
  • Earlobes Feeling On Fire
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The following are comments from users that experienced side effects while taking Milnacipran Hydrochloride

Pyrithione Zinc

As I snapped closed the lid to the dandruff shampoo which contained Pyrithione Zinc , the shampoo that was under the cap had shut directly in my eye causing immediate burning . I tried rinsing and rinsi...

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Druginformer Identified Side Effects: Pain, Burning sensation, Eye swelling

Posted By Anonymous in drugs.com on February 16, 2008 @ 12:00 am

... and rinsing a,but it was so hard to get my eye open. Once I took out my contact lense, the burning intensified. I went to bed that evening and awoke 2 hours later with severe pain,eye was swollen and ...

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