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Cetirizine ophthalmic Side Effects

Medically reviewed by Last updated on Mar 15, 2022.

For the Consumer

Applies to cetirizine ophthalmic: ophthalmic solution


Follow all directions on your medicine label and package. Tell each of your healthcare providers about all your medical conditions, allergies, and all medicines you use.

Get emergency medical help if you have signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficult breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.

Common side effects may include:

This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects.

For Healthcare Professionals

Applies to cetirizine ophthalmic: ophthalmic solution


Common (1% to 10%): Hyperemia, instillation site pain, reduced visual acuity[Ref]

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1. "Product Information. Zerviate (cetirizine ophthalmic)." Eyevance Pharmaceuticals LLC (2020):

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