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Lacrisert

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SIDE EFFECTS

The following adverse reactions have been reported in patients treated with LACRISERT (cellulose) , but were in most instances mild and transient:

Transient blurring of vision (See PRECAUTIONS)
 Ocular discomfort or irritation
 Matting or stickiness of eyelashes
 Photophobia
 Hypersensitivity
 Edema of the eyelids
 Hyperemia

Read the Lacrisert (cellulose) Side Effects Center for a complete guide to possible side effects

DRUG INTERACTIONS

Application of hydroxypropyl cellulose ophthalmic inserts to the eyes of unanesthetized rabbits immediately prior to or two hours before instilling pilocarpine, proparacaine HCl (0.5%), or phenylephrine (5%) did not markedly alter the magnitude and/or duration of the miotic, local corneal anesthetic, or mydriatic activity, respectively, of these agents. Under various treatment schedules, the anti-inflammatory effect of ocularly instilled dexamethasone (0.1%) in unanesthetized rabbits with primary uveitis was not affected by the presence of hydroxypropyl cellulose inserts.

Last reviewed on RxList: 3/13/2008
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.

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