ImproVue Side Effects
Generic Name: hydroxypropyl methylcellulose ophthalmic
Note: This page contains information about the side effects of hydroxypropyl methylcellulose ophthalmic. Some of the dosage forms included on this document may not apply to the brand name ImproVue.
Applies to hydroxypropyl methylcellulose ophthalmic: intraocular solution
In addition to its needed effects, some unwanted effects may be caused by hydroxypropyl methylcellulose ophthalmic (the active ingredient contained in ImproVue). In the event that any of these side effects do occur, they may require medical attention.
If any of the following side effects occur while taking hydroxypropyl methylcellulose ophthalmic, check with your doctor or nurse immediately:More common:
- 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
Not all side effects for ImproVue may be reported. You should always consult a doctor or healthcare professional for medical advice. Side effects can be reported to the FDA here.
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