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Clinical Studies Experience
Because clinical trials are conducted under widely varying conditions, adverse reaction rates observed in the clinical trials of a drug cannot be directly compared to rates in the clinical trials of another drug and may not reflect the rates observed in practice.
The safety data described below reflect exposure in controlled clinical trials of six months to 19 years duration in approximately 300 patients.
The most frequently reported ocular adverse reactions occurring in ≥ 10% of patients were sensitivity to light, redness, and eye pain/irritation, headache and visual field defects.
Read the Cystaran (cysteamine ophthalmic solution) Side Effects Center for a complete guide to possible side effects
No information provided.This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
Last reviewed on RxList: 10/11/2012
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