Artificial Tears Side Effects

Generic Name: ocular lubricant ophthalmic

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

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

Applies to ocular lubricant ophthalmic: ophthalmic device

Along with its needed effects, ocular lubricant ophthalmic (the active ingredient contained in Artificial Tears) may cause some unwanted effects. Although not all of these side effects may occur, if they do occur they may need medical attention.

Some side effects of ocular lubricant ophthalmic may occur that usually do not need medical attention. These side effects may go away during treatment as your body adjusts to the medicine. Also, your health care professional may be able to tell you about ways to prevent or reduce some of these side effects. Check with your health care professional if any of the following side effects continue or are bothersome or if you have any questions about them:

Less common
  • Blurred vision
  • eye redness or discomfort or other irritation not present before use of this medicine
  • increased sensitivity of eyes to light
  • matting or stickiness of eyelashes
  • swelling of eyelids
  • watering of eyes

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