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Emedastine ophthalmic Side Effects

Medically reviewed by Drugs.com. Last updated on April 6, 2020.

For the Consumer

Applies to emedastine ophthalmic: ophthalmic solution

Side effects include:

Headache.

For Healthcare Professionals

Applies to emedastine ophthalmic: ophthalmic solution

General

The most common side effect reported was headache.[Ref]

Ocular

Common: Eye pain, eye pruritus, conjunctival hyperemia

Uncommon: Corneal infiltrates, corneal staining, blurred vision, eye irritation, dry eye, foreign body sensation in eyes, increased tearing, asthenopia, ocular hyperemia

Frequency not reported: Discomfort, keratitis[Ref]

Nervous system

Very Common: Headache (11%)

Uncommon: Sinus headache, dysgeusia[Ref]

Hypersensitivity

Uncommon: Rash[Ref]

Dermatologic

Frequency not reported: Dermatitis[Ref]

Psychiatric

Uncommon: Abnormal dreams[Ref]

Cardiovascular

Frequency not reported: Tachycardia[Ref]

Respiratory

Frequency not reported: Rhinitis, sinusitis[Ref]

References

1. Cerner Multum, Inc. "UK Summary of Product Characteristics." O 0

2. "Product Information. Emadine (emedastine ophthalmic)." Alcon Laboratories Inc, Fort Worth, TX.

Further information

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.