Povidone iodine ophthalmic Side Effects
Applies to povidone iodine ophthalmic: ophthalmic solution
A healthcare professional will apply this medicine while you are being prepared for eye surgery or medical procedure.
Get emergency medical help if you have signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficult breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.
Common side effects may include:
mild irritation where the medicine was applied;
temporary yellow discoloration of the whites of your eyes; or
temporary yellow discoloration on the skin where this medicine was applied.
Less serious side effects may be more likely, and you may have none at all.
This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects.
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Some side effects may not be reported. You may report them to the FDA.