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Side Effects


Cardiovascular Effects

Tachycardia, arrhythmias and hypertension have been reported with ocular administration of epinephrine.

Local Effects

The most frequent side effects reported with PROPINE® (dipivefrin) alone were injection in 6.5% of patients and burning and stinging in 6%. Follicular conjunctivitis, eye pain, mydriasis, blurry vision, eye pruritus, headache and allergic reaction to PROPINE® (dipivefrin) ophthalmic solution have been reported. Epinephrine therapy can lead to adrenochrome deposits in the conjunctiva and cornea.

Read the Propine (dipivefrin) Side Effects Center for a complete guide to possible side effects


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Last reviewed on RxList: 12/9/2008
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.

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