Healon5 Side Effects
Generic Name: sodium hyaluronate ophthalmic
Note: This page contains information about the side effects of sodium hyaluronate ophthalmic. Some of the dosage forms included on this document may not apply to the brand name Healon5.
Applies to sodium hyaluronate ophthalmic: intraocular kit, intraocular liquid
Ocular side effects have included isolated reports of diffuse particulates or haziness appearing after injection of sodium hyaluronate ophthalmic (the active ingredient contained in Healon5) into the eye. Transient postoperative increases in intraocular pressure have been observed following the use of sodium hyaluronate in anterior segment surgery. On rare occasions, postoperative reactions including inflammation, corneal edema, and corneal decompensation have been reported.[Ref]
1. Schrader J, Luders S, Kulschewski A, et al. "Microalbuminuria and tubular proteinuria as risk predictors of cardiovascular morbidity and mortality in essential hypertension: final results of a prospective long-term study (MARPLE Study)*" J Hypertens 24 (2006): 541-548
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