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Boric acid ophthalmic Side Effects

Applies to boric acid ophthalmic: ophthalmic solution

Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction while taking boric acid ophthalmic: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.

Call your doctor at once if you have a serious side effect such as:

  • severe burning or stinging of your eyes;

  • severe eye pain;

  • vision changes that last for several hours after use; or

  • if your eye condition does not improve or if it gets worse after using boric acid.

Less serious side effects of boric acid ophthalmic may include:

  • mild stinging or eye irritation;

  • blurred vision;

  • watery eyes; or

  • eye redness.

This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Tell your doctor about any unusual or bothersome side effect.

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

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Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances.

Some side effects may not be reported. You may report them to the FDA.

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