Viroptic Side Effects
Generic Name: trifluridine ophthalmic
Note: This page contains side effects data for the generic drug trifluridine ophthalmic. It is possible that some of the dosage forms included below may not apply to the brand name Viroptic.
Applies to trifluridine ophthalmic: ophthalmic solution
As well as its needed effects, trifluridine ophthalmic (the active ingredient contained in Viroptic) may cause unwanted side effects that require medical attention.
If any of the following side effects occur while taking trifluridine ophthalmic, check with your doctor or nurse as soon as possible:Rare
- Blurred vision or other change in vision
- dryness of eye
- irritation of eye
- itching, redness, swelling, or other sign of irritation not present before use of this medicine
Minor Side Effects
Some trifluridine ophthalmic side effects may not need any medical attention. As your body gets used to the medicine these side effects may disappear. Your health care professional may be able to help you prevent or reduce these side effects, but do check with them if any of the following side effects continue, or if you are concerned about them:More common:
- Burning or stinging
It is possible that some side effects of Viroptic may not have been reported. These can be reported to the FDA here. Always consult a healthcare professional for medical advice.
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