Boric acid ophthalmic Side Effects

Not all side effects for boric acid ophthalmic 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 boric acid ophthalmic: ophthalmic solution

Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction while taking boric acid ophthalmic: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.

Call your doctor at once if you have a serious side effect such as:

  • severe burning or stinging of your eyes;

  • severe eye pain;

  • vision changes that last for several hours after use; or

  • if your eye condition does not improve or if it gets worse after using boric acid.

Less serious side effects of boric acid ophthalmic may include:

  • mild stinging or eye irritation;

  • blurred vision;

  • watery eyes; or

  • eye redness.

This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Tell your doctor about any unusual or bothersome side effect.

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