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OcuClear Side Effects

Generic Name: oxymetazoline ophthalmic

Note: This page contains side effects data for the generic drug oxymetazoline ophthalmic. It is possible that some of the dosage forms included below may not apply to the brand name OcuClear.

Applies to oxymetazoline ophthalmic: ophthalmic solution

As well as its needed effects, oxymetazoline ophthalmic (the active ingredient contained in OcuClear) may cause unwanted side effects that require medical attention.

When this medicine is used for short periods of time at low doses, side effects usually are rare.

Severity: Moderate

If any of the following side effects occur while taking oxymetazoline ophthalmic, check with your doctor or nurse as soon as possible:

With overuse or long-term use
  • Increase in irritation or redness of eyes
Symptoms of too much medicine being absorbed into the body
  • Fast, irregular, or pounding heartbeat
  • headache or lightheadedness
  • nervousness
  • trembling
  • trouble in sleeping

It is possible that some side effects of OcuClear may not have been reported. These can be reported to the FDA here. Always consult a healthcare professional for medical advice.

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