ImproVue Side Effects
Generic Name: hydroxypropyl methylcellulose ophthalmic
Note: This document contains side effect information about hydroxypropyl methylcellulose ophthalmic. Some of the dosage forms listed on this page may not apply to the brand name ImproVue.
Applies to hydroxypropyl methylcellulose ophthalmic: intraocular solution
Along with its needed effects, hydroxypropyl methylcellulose ophthalmic (the active ingredient contained in ImproVue) 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 or nurse immediately if any of the following side effects occur while taking hydroxypropyl methylcellulose ophthalmic:
- Blurred vision
- change in vision
- decreased vision
- loss of vision
- Pain in the eye
- redness of the white part of the eye or inside of the eyelid
- sensitivity of the eye to light
- tearing of the eye
- throbbing eye pain
- Pooling of a whitish fluid visible on the colored part of the eye
Some side effects may not be reported. You may report them to the FDA.