Neo-Decadron Ocumeter Side Effects

Generic Name: dexamethasone / neomycin ophthalmic

Note: This page contains side effects data for the generic drug dexamethasone / neomycin ophthalmic. It is possible that some of the dosage forms included below may not apply to the brand name Neo-Decadron Ocumeter.

It is possible that some side effects of Neo-Decadron Ocumeter may not have been reported. These can be reported to the FDA here. Always consult a healthcare professional for medical advice.

For the Consumer

Applies to dexamethasone / neomycin ophthalmic: ophthalmic solution

Serious side effects are not expected with this medication.

Some burning, stinging, irritation, itching, redness, blurred vision, eyelid itching, eyelid swelling, or sensitivity to light may occur.

This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects.

For Healthcare Professionals

Applies to dexamethasone / neomycin ophthalmic: ophthalmic ointment, ophthalmic solution

Ocular

Ocular side effects have included elevation of intraocular pressure with possible development of glaucoma, delayed wound healing, and posterior subcapsular cataract formation. Optic nerve damage has been reported infrequently.

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.

Hypersensitivity

Hypersensitivity reactions due to allergic sensitization to the neomycin component have been reported.

Other

Dexamethasone-neomycin ophthalmic can facilitate the development of a secondary bacterial or fungal infection.

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