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Altazine Side Effects

Generic Name: tetrahydrozoline ophthalmic

Note: This page contains information about the side effects of tetrahydrozoline ophthalmic. Some of the dosage forms included on this document may not apply to the brand name Altazine.

Not all side effects for Altazine may be reported. You should always consult a doctor or healthcare professional for medical advice. Side effects can be reported to the FDA here.

For the Consumer

Applies to tetrahydrozoline ophthalmic: ophthalmic solution

Side effects include:

Ophthalmic: Blurred vision, irritation, mydriasis.

For Healthcare Professionals

Applies to tetrahydrozoline ophthalmic: compounding powder, ophthalmic solution

Other

Systemic side effects are rare because of the minor extent of absorption after topical application.

Ocular

Ocular side effects have included blurred vision, irritation, mydriasis, conjunctival hyperemia, and blepharoconjunctivitis. Conjunctival application, especially when high concentrations have been used in the elderly, may liberate pigment granules, presumably from the iris.

Nervous system

Nervous system side effects associated with ocular sympathomimetic agents have included headache, tremor, trembling, dizziness, nervousness, and drowsiness.

Cardiovascular

Cardiovascular side effects have rarely included palpitations, hypertension, and bradycardia.

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