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Ultra Tears Side Effects

Generic Name: hydroxypropyl methylcellulose ophthalmic

Note: This document contains side effect information about hydroxypropyl methylcellulose ophthalmic. Some of the dosage forms listed on this page may not apply to the brand name Ultra Tears.

Applies to hydroxypropyl methylcellulose ophthalmic: intraocular solution

Along with its needed effects, hydroxypropyl methylcellulose ophthalmic (the active ingredient contained in Ultra Tears) may cause some unwanted effects. Although not all of these side effects may occur, if they do occur they may need medical attention.

Check with your doctor or nurse immediately if any of the following side effects occur while taking hydroxypropyl methylcellulose ophthalmic:

More Common

  • Blurred vision
  • change in vision
  • decreased vision
  • loss of vision

Less Common

  • Pain in the eye
  • redness of the white part of the eye or inside of the eyelid
  • sensitivity of the eye to light
  • tearing of the eye
  • throbbing eye pain

Rare

  • Pooling of a whitish fluid visible on the colored part of the eye

Further information

Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances.

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

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