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Medrysone ophthalmic Side Effects

Applies to medrysone ophthalmic: ophthalmic suspension.


Ocular side effects have included burning and stinging upon instillation. Less frequent ocular side effects include elevation of intraocular pressure with possible development of glaucoma, visual field defects, posterior subcapsular cataract formation, and optic nerve damage.

Corticosteroid containing preparations have also been reported to cause acute anterior uveitis, perforation of the globe, keratitis, conjunctivitis, corneal ulcers, mydriasis, conjunctival hyperemia, loss of accommodation, and ptosis.[Ref]


1. "Product Information. HMS (medrysone ophthalmic)." Allergan Inc (2001):

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