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OcuCoat Side Effects

Generic Name: hydroxypropyl methylcellulose ophthalmic

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

Applies to hydroxypropyl methylcellulose ophthalmic: intraocular solution

As well as its needed effects, hydroxypropyl methylcellulose ophthalmic (the active ingredient contained in OcuCoat) may cause unwanted side effects that 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
Less common:
  • 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
Rare
  • Pooling of a whitish fluid visible on the colored part of the eye

It is possible that some side effects of OcuCoat 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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