Difluprednate Side Effects
What should I watch for?
Tell your doctor or healthcare professional if your symptoms do not start to get better or if they get worse.
You should not wear contact lenses while using this medicine. Ask your doctor or health care professional when you can start wearing your contact lenses again.
Wear sunglasses if this medicine makes your eyes more sensitive to sunlight.
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 immediately if any of the following side effects occur:
change in color vision
decreased vision or other changes in vision
difficulty seeing at night
increase in blood flow to the whites of the eyes
increased sensitivity of the eyes to sunlight
painful irritation of the front clear part of the eye
sensitivity of the eyes to light
swelling or redness of the eye and lining of the eyelid
Eyelid irritation and crusting
throbbing eye pain
watering of the eyes
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, itching, or soreness of the eye
feeling of having something in 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.