Visine A.C. Side Effects

Generic Name: tetrahydrozoline / zinc sulfate ophthalmic

Note: This document contains side effect information about tetrahydrozoline / zinc sulfate ophthalmic. Some of the dosage forms listed on this page may not apply to the brand name Visine A.C..

Some side effects of Visine A.C. may not be reported. Always consult your doctor or healthcare specialist for medical advice. You may also report side effects to the FDA.

For the Consumer

Applies to tetrahydrozoline / zinc sulfate ophthalmic: eye drops

Check with your doctor if any of these most COMMON side effects persist or become bothersome:

Blurred vision; minor stinging or tingling when the medicine is dropped into the eye.

Seek medical attention right away if any of these SEVERE side effects occur while taking tetrahydrozoline / zinc sulfate ophthalmic:

Severe allergic reactions (rash; hives; difficulty breathing; tightness in the chest; swelling of the mouth, face, lips, or tongue); changes in vision; eye pain; worsening or persistent eye irritation or redness.

For Healthcare Professionals

Applies to tetrahydrozoline / zinc sulfate ophthalmic: ophthalmic solution

Ocular

Ocular side effects have included temporary mydriasis, increased redness, and transient stinging after instillation. Other sympathomimetics have been associated with blurred vision, irritation, lacrimation, increased intraocular pressure, and punctate keratitis. Mydriasis, conjunctival hyperemia, and blepharoconjunctivitis have been reported with tetrahydrozoline.

Nervous system

Nervous system side effects associated with ocular sympathomimetic agents have included headache, tremor, trembling, dizziness, nervousness, and drowsiness.

Cardiovascular

Cardiovascular side effects associated with tetrahydrozoline have rarely included palpitations, hypertension, and bradycardia.

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