Rimexolone Side Effects
Please note - some side effects for Rimexolone 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 Rimexolone - for the Consumer
All medicines may cause side effects, but many people have no, or minor, side effects. Check with your doctor if any of these most COMMON side effects persist or become bothersome when using Rimexolone:
Seek medical attention right away if any of these SEVERE side effects occur when using Rimexolone:
Blurred vision; eye discomfort; feeling of having something in your eye.
Severe allergic reactions (rash; hives; itching; difficulty breathing; tightness in the chest; swelling of the mouth, face, lips, or tongue); dizziness or light-headedness; eye pain, pressure, discharge, redness, or swelling; fainting; persistent blurred vision or other vision changes; pooling of blood in the eye; sensitivity to light; severe or persistent eye irritation or itching; sores on the eye.
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 suspension
Ocular side effects have included blurred vision, discharge, ocular pain and discomfort, increased intraocular pressure, foreign body sensation, pruritus, and hyperemia in 1% to 5% of patients. Dry eye, tearing, conjunctival and corneal edema, keratitis, photophobia, corneal erosion, corneal ulcer, corneal staining, increased fibrin, tearing, photophobia, edema, irritation, browache, lid margin crusting, and infiltrate have been reported in less than 1% of patients. In addition, prolonged use of rimexolone ophthalmic solution (and other ophthalmic corticosteroids) has caused ocular hypertension/glaucoma, optic nerve damage, defects in visual acuity and fields of vision, posterior subcapsular cataract formation, and secondary infections of the eye. The use of topical corticosteroids has caused perforation of the globe where there is preexisting thinning of the cornea or sclera.
Nervous system side effects have included headache in less than 2% of patients.
Respiratory side effects have included rhinitis and pharyngitis in less than 2% of patients.
Cardiovascular side effects have included hypotension in less than 2% of patients.
Other side effects have included taste perversion in less than 2% of patients.Top
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