Difluprednate Side Effects
Please note - some side effects for Difluprednate may not be reported. Always consult your doctor or healthcare specialist for medical advice. You may also report side effects to the FDA.
Side Effects of Difluprednate - for the Consumer
Applies to: ophthalmic emulsion
All medicines may cause side effects, but many people have no, or minor, side effects. No COMMON side effects have been reported with difluprednate emulsion. Seek medical attention right away if any of these SEVERE side effects occur when using Difluprednate Emulsion:
Severe allergic reactions (rash; hives; itching; difficulty breathing; tightness in the chest; swelling of the mouth, face, lips, or tongue); changes in vision (eg, blurred vision, decreased vision); continued or worsening itching, tearing, or irritation; delayed healing after surgery; discharge from the eye; eye pain; feeling of having something in your eye; new or worsening redness, inflammation, or swelling of the eye or eyelid; sensitivity to light.
This is not a complete list of all side effects that may occur. If you have questions about side effects, contact your health care provider. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. To report side effects to the appropriate agency, please read the Guide to Reporting Problems to FDA.Top
Side Effects by Body System - for Healthcare Professionals
Applies to: ophthalmic emulsion
Ocular side effects have included elevated intraocular pressure, which may be associated with optic nerve damage, visual acuity and field defects, posterior subcapsular cataract formation, secondary ocular infection from pathogens including herpes simplex, and perforation of the globe where there is thinning of the cornea or sclera. Other side effects have included corneal edema, ciliary and conjunctival hyperemia, eye pain, photophobia, posterior capsule opacification, anterior chamber cells, anterior chamber flare, conjunctival edema, and blepharitis. Other ocular side effects occurring in 1 to 5% of subjects included reduced visual acuity, punctate keratitis, eye inflammation, and iritis. Ocular side effects occurring in less then 1% of subjects included application site discomfort or irritation, corneal pigmentation and striae, episcleritis, eye pruritis, eyelid irritation and crusting, foreign body sensation, increased lacrimation, macular edema, scleral hyperemia, and uveitis. Most of these events may have been the consequence of the surgical procedure.Top
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