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Pemirolast ophthalmic Side Effects

Medically reviewed by Drugs.com. Last updated on Apr 26, 2021.

For the Consumer

Applies to pemirolast ophthalmic: ophthalmic solution

Side effects include:

Headache, rhinitis, cold/flu symptoms.

For Healthcare Professionals

Applies to pemirolast ophthalmic: ophthalmic solution

Respiratory

Respiratory side effects have included rhinitis and cold or flu symptoms in 10% to 25% of patients. Less common side effects that have occurred in less than 5% of patients have included bronchitis, cough, sinusitis, sneezing, and nasal congestion.[Ref]

Nervous system

Nervous system side effects have included headache in 10% to 25% of patients.[Ref]

Ocular

Ocular side effects have included burning, dry eye, foreign body sensation, and ocular discomfort in less than 5% of patients.[Ref]

Hypersensitivity

Hypersensitivity reactions have been reported in less than 5% of patients.[Ref]

Genitourinary

Genitourinary side effects have included dysmenorrhea (less than 5%).[Ref]

Musculoskeletal

Musculoskeletal side effects have included backache in less than 5% of patients.[Ref]

References

1. "Product Information. Alamast (pemirolast ophthalmic)" Santen Inc, Napa, CA.

Further information

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Some side effects may not be reported. You may report them to the FDA.