Systane Side Effects
Generic name: ocular lubricant ophthalmic
Medically reviewed by Drugs.com. Last updated on Apr 10, 2022.
Note: This document contains side effect information about ocular lubricant ophthalmic. Some of the dosage forms listed on this page may not apply to the brand name Systane.
Applies to ocular lubricant ophthalmic: ophthalmic device
Side effects requiring immediate medical attention
Along with its needed effects, ocular lubricant ophthalmic (the active ingredient contained in Systane) 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 ocular lubricant 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:
- Blurred vision
- eye redness or discomfort or other irritation not present before use of this medicine
- increased sensitivity of eyes to light
- matting or stickiness of eyelashes
- swelling of eyelids
- watering of eyes
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