Provisc Side Effects

Generic Name: sodium hyaluronate ophthalmic

Note: This page contains side effects data for the generic drug sodium hyaluronate ophthalmic. It is possible that some of the dosage forms included below may not apply to the brand name Provisc.

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

Applies to sodium hyaluronate ophthalmic: intraocular kit, intraocular liquid

Ocular

Ocular side effects have included isolated reports of diffuse particulates or haziness appearing after injection of sodium hyaluronate ophthalmic (the active ingredient contained in Provisc) into the eye. Transient postoperative increases in intraocular pressure have been observed following the use of sodium hyaluronate in anterior segment surgery. On rare occasions, postoperative reactions including inflammation, corneal edema, and corneal decompensation have been reported.

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