Oxervate Side Effects
Generic Name: cenegermin ophthalmic
Medically reviewed by Drugs.com. Last updated on Aug 29, 2020.
Note: This document contains side effect information about cenegermin ophthalmic. Some of the dosage forms listed on this page may not apply to the brand name Oxervate.
For the Consumer
Applies to cenegermin ophthalmic: ophthalmic solution
Side effects requiring immediate medical attention
Along with its needed effects, cenegermin ophthalmic (the active ingredient contained in Oxervate) may cause some unwanted effects. Although not all of these side effects may occur, if they do occur they may need medical attention.
Side effects not requiring immediate medical attention
Some side effects of cenegermin ophthalmic may occur that usually do not need medical attention. These side effects may go away during treatment as your body adjusts to the medicine. Also, your health care professional may be able to tell you about ways to prevent or reduce some of these side effects.
Check with your health care professional if any of the following side effects continue or are bothersome or if you have any questions about them:
- Decreased vision or any change in vision
- feeling of having something in the eye
- irritation, pain, redness, or swelling of the eye
For Healthcare Professionals
Applies to cenegermin ophthalmic: ophthalmic kit
Very common (10% or more): Eye pain (16%)
Common (1% to 10%): Corneal deposits, foreign body sensation, ocular hyperemia, ocular inflammation, tearing, photophobia, conjunctival hyperemia, eye irritation, eyelid pain, blepharitis, increased lacrimation
Uncommon (0.1% to 1%): Corneal abscess, corneal neovascularization[Ref]
1. "Product Information. Oxervate (cenegermin ophthalmic)." Dompe U.S. Inc., San Bruno, CA.
Frequently asked questions
More about Oxervate (cenegermin ophthalmic)
- During Pregnancy or Breastfeeding
- Dosage Information
- Drug class: miscellaneous ophthalmic agents
- FDA Approval History
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Some side effects may not be reported. You may report them to the FDA.