Visine A.C. Side Effects
Generic name: tetrahydrozoline / zinc sulfate ophthalmic
Note: This document contains side effect information about tetrahydrozoline / zinc sulfate ophthalmic. Some of the dosage forms listed on this page may not apply to the brand name Visine A.C..
For the Consumer
Tetrahydrozoline and zinc ophthalmic is for temporary relief of minor eye irritation, or to clear mucus build-up from the surface of the eye.
Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction while taking tetrahydrozoline / zinc sulfate ophthalmic: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.
Stop using tetrahydrozoline and zinc ophthalmic and call your doctor at once if you have:
ongoing or worsening eye redness;
changes in your vision;
chest pain, fast or uneven heart rate; or
Common side effects may include:
mild burning or stinging of the eye;
blurred vision, watery eyes; or
This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects.
For Healthcare Professionals
Applies to tetrahydrozoline / zinc sulfate ophthalmic: ophthalmic solution
Frequency not reported: Changes in vision, enlarged pupils, eye irritation, eye pain, eye redness[Ref]
Frequency not reported: Temporary tingling sensation[Ref]
More about Visine A.C. (tetrahydrozoline / zinc sulfate ophthalmic)
- During Pregnancy
- Dosage Information
- Drug Interactions
- En Español
- 2 Reviews
- Drug class: ophthalmic antihistamines and decongestants
- Other brands
- Visine Totality Multi-Symptom Relief
Related treatment guides
1. "Product Information. Visine A.C. (tetrahydrozoline-zinc ophthalmic)." Pfizer U.S. Pharmaceuticals Group, New York, NY.
Some side effects may not be reported. You may report them to the FDA.