Medrysone ophthalmic Side Effects

Not all side effects for medrysone 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.

For the Consumer

Applies to medrysone ophthalmic: ophthalmic suspension

Serious side effects are not expected with this medication. Rarely, an increase in the pressure inside of the eye, formation of cataracts, or perforation of the cornea have been reported. Talk to your doctor about any possible side effects.

More commonly, some burning, stinging, irritation, itching, redness, blurred vision or sensitivity to light may occur. Continue to use medrysone ophthalmic and talk to your doctor about any side effects that you experience.

For Healthcare Professionals

Applies to medrysone ophthalmic: ophthalmic suspension

Ocular

Ocular side effects have included burning and stinging upon instillation. Less frequent ocular side effects include elevation of intraocular pressure with possible development of glaucoma, visual field defects, posterior subcapsular cataract formation, and optic nerve damage.

Corticosteroid containing preparations have also been reported to cause acute anterior uveitis, perforation of the globe, keratitis, conjunctivitis, corneal ulcers, mydriasis, conjunctival hyperemia, loss of accommodation, and ptosis.

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