BSS Plus 500

Last updated on RxList: 12/14/2015
BSS Plus 500 Side Effects Center

Medical Editor: John P. Cunha, DO, FACOEP

Last reviewed on RxList 12/14/2015

BSS Plus 500 (balanced salt solution enriched with bicarbonate, dextrose, and glutathione) is a sterile intraocular irrigating solution for use during all intraocular surgical procedures, including those requiring a relatively long intraocular perfusion time (e.g., pars plana vitrectomy, phacoemulsification, extracapsular cataract extraction/lens aspiration, anterior segment reconstruction, etc.). Common side effects of BSS Plus 500 include eye inflammation, corneal swelling, and corneal decompensation.

Dose of BSS Plus 500 is determined by a physician. BSS Plus 500may interact with other drugs. Tell your doctor all medications and supplements you use. During pregnancy, BSS Plus 500 should be administered only if indicated. Consult your doctor before breastfeeding.

Our BSS Plus 500 (balanced salt solution enriched with bicarbonate, dextrose, and glutathione) Side Effects Drug Center provides a comprehensive view of available drug information on the potential side effects when taking this medication.

This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

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BSS Plus 500 Consumer Information

Get emergency medical help if you have signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficult breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.

Call your doctor at once if you have:

  • vision problems;
  • eye pain or redness; or
  • increased sensitivity to light.

Common side effects may include:

  • headache; or
  • mild eye discomfort.

This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

Read the entire detailed patient monograph for BSS Plus 500 (Sterile Intraocular Irrigating Solution)

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SIDE EFFECTS

Postoperative inflammatory reactions as well as incidents of corneal edema and corneal decompensation have been reported. Their relationship to the use of BSS PLUS has not been established.

Read the entire FDA prescribing information for BSS Plus 500 (Sterile Intraocular Irrigating Solution)

© BSS Plus 500 Patient Information is supplied by Cerner Multum, Inc. and BSS Plus 500 Consumer information is supplied by First Databank, Inc., used under license and subject to their respective copyrights.

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