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Rimexolone ophthalmic Side Effects

Medically reviewed by Drugs.com. Last updated on Aug 25, 2022.

Applies to rimexolone ophthalmic: ophthalmic suspension.

Side effects include:

Elevated IOP, blurred vision, discharge, discomfort, ocular pain, foreign body sensation, hyperemia, pruritus.

Adverse systemic events include headache, rhinitis, pharyngitis, taste perversion, and hypotension.

For Healthcare Professionals

Applies to rimexolone ophthalmic: ophthalmic suspension.

General

The most commonly reported side effects were blurred vision, ocular discharge, discomfort, ocular pain, increased intraocular pressure, foreign body sensation, hyperemia, and pruritus.[Ref]

Ocular

Common (1% to 10%): Blurred vision, ocular discharge, discomfort, ocular pain, increased intraocular pressure, foreign body sensation, hyperemia, pruritus

Frequency not reported: Sticky sensation, increased fibrin, dry eye, conjunctival edema, corneal staining, keratitis, tearing, photophobia, edema, irritation, corneal ulcer, browache, lid margin crusting, corneal edema, infiltrate, corneal erosion, optic nerve damage, visual acuity and field defects, posterior subcapsular cataract formation, secondary ocular infection from pathogens including herpes simplex, perforation of the globe where there is thinning of the cornea or sclera[Ref]

Nervous system

Frequency not reported: Headache, taste perversion[Ref]

Respiratory

Frequency not reported: Rhinitis, pharyngitis[Ref]

Cardiovascular

Frequency not reported: Hypotension[Ref]

References

1. "Product Information. Vexol (rimexolone ophthalmic)." Alcon Laboratories Inc (2001):

Further information

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