Diclofenac Sodium Side Effects
What should I watch for?
Tell your doctor or health care professional if your eye symptoms do not get better within 2 to 3 days. Do not use for longer than directed by your doctor or health care professional.
You may have to wear a special bandage for up to 3 days after your surgery.
Wear sunglasses if your eyes are more sensitive to light.
Common and Rare Side Effects
Along with its needed effects, a medicine may cause some unwanted effects. Although not all of these side effects may occur, if they do occur they may need medical attention.
Check with your doctor or nurse immediately if any of the following side effects occur:
Eye redness, irritation, or pain
tearing of the eyes
burning, dry, or itching eyes
clear or yellow fluid from the eye
decreased vision or any change in vision
redness, pain, or swelling of the eye, eyelid, or inner lining of the eyelid
sensitivity to light
sticky or matted eyelashes
Incidence not known
Feeling of something in the eye
Some side effects may occur that usually do not need medical attention. These side effects may go away during treatment as your body adjusts to the medicine. Also, your health care professional may be able to tell you about ways to prevent or reduce some of these side effects. Check with your health care professional if any of the following side effects continue or are bothersome or if you have any questions about them:
Burning and stinging of the eye
Other side effects not listed may also occur in some patients. If you notice any other effects, check with your healthcare professional.
Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to the FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.