Oxymetazoline ophthalmic Side Effects
Applies to oxymetazoline ophthalmic: ophthalmic solution
Along with its needed effects, oxymetazoline ophthalmic may cause some unwanted effects. Although not all of these side effects may occur, if they do occur they may need medical attention.
When this medicine is used for short periods of time at low doses, side effects usually are rare.
Check with your doctor as soon as possible if any of the following side effects occur while taking oxymetazoline ophthalmic:With overuse or long-term use
- Increase in irritation or redness of eyes
- Fast, irregular, or pounding heartbeat
- headache or lightheadedness
- trouble in sleeping
Some side effects of oxymetazoline ophthalmic may not be reported. Always consult your doctor or healthcare specialist for medical advice. You may also report side effects to the FDA.
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