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VisionBlue Side Effects

Generic Name: trypan blue ophthalmic

Note: This document contains side effect information about trypan blue ophthalmic. Some of the dosage forms listed on this page may not apply to the brand name VisionBlue.

For the Consumer

Applies to trypan blue ophthalmic: intraocular solution

Along with its needed effects, trypan blue ophthalmic (the active ingredient contained in VisionBlue) 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 trypan blue ophthalmic:

Incidence not known
  • Blue color remaining in the eye
  • Discoloration of artificially implanted lens

For Healthcare Professionals

Applies to trypan blue ophthalmic: intraocular solution


Frequency not reported: Discoloration of high water content intraocular lenses; staining of the posterior lens capsule and vitreous face (staining of the posterior lens capsule or vitreous face is generally self-limited, lasting up to one week)[Ref]


1. "Product Information. VisionBlue (trypan blue ophthalmic)." Dutch Ophthalmic USA, Kingston, NH.

2. "Product Information. MembraneBlue (trypan blue ophthalmic)." Dutch Ophthalmic USA, Kingston, NH.

Some side effects of VisionBlue may not be reported. Always consult your doctor or healthcare specialist for medical advice. You may also report side effects to the FDA.

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