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Healon

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Healon

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SIDE EFFECTS

Healon (sodium hyaluronate) is extremely well tolerated after injection into human eyes. A transient rise of intraocular pressure postoperatively has been reported in some cases.

In posterior segment surgery intraocular pressure rises have been reported in some patients, especially in aphakic diabetics, after injection of large amounts of Healon (sodium hyaluronate) .

Rarely, postoperative inflammatory reactions liritis, hypopyon as well as incidents of corneal edema and corneal decompensation have been reported. Their relationship to Healon (sodium hyaluronate) has not been established.

Read the Healon (sodium hyaluronate) Side Effects Center for a complete guide to possible side effects

DRUG INTERACTIONS

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Last reviewed on RxList: 12/8/2004
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.

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