Xibrom Side Effects

Generic Name: bromfenac ophthalmic

Note: This document contains side effect information about bromfenac ophthalmic. Some of the dosage forms listed on this page may not apply to the brand name Xibrom.

Some side effects of Xibrom 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 bromfenac ophthalmic: ophthalmic solution

Along with its needed effects, bromfenac ophthalmic (the active ingredient contained in Xibrom) may cause some unwanted effects. Although not all of these side effects may occur, if they do occur they may need medical attention.

Check with your doctor immediately if any of the following side effects occur while taking bromfenac ophthalmic:

More common
  • Blurred vision
  • change in color vision
  • decreased vision or other changes in vision
  • difficulty seeing at night
  • eye pain
  • red, sore eyes
  • sensitivity to light
  • tearing

Some side effects of bromfenac ophthalmic may occur that usually do not need medical attention. These side effects may go away during treatment as your body adjusts to the medicine. Also, your health care professional may be able to tell you about ways to prevent or reduce some of these side effects. Check with your health care professional if any of the following side effects continue or are bothersome or if you have any questions about them:

More common
  • Abnormal sensation in the eye
  • burning or stinging of the eye
  • feeling of having something in the eye
  • headache
  • itching of the eyes

For Healthcare Professionals

Applies to bromfenac ophthalmic: ophthalmic solution

Ocular

Ocular side effects associated with the treatment of postoperative inflammation have included abnormal sensation in the eye, conjunctival hyperemia, eye irritation, eye pain, eye pruritus, eye redness, headache, and iritis in 2% to 7% of patients. Corneal erosion, corneal perforation, corneal thinning, and epithelial breakdown have also been reported.

The most common adverse reactions (in 3 to 8% of patients) for Prolensa were anterior chamber inflammation, foreign body sensation, eye pain, photophobia, and blurred vision.

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