Prolensa 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.
Unless your doctor or health care professional gives you other instructions, you should not wear contact lenses while you are using this medicine. If it is okay to wear your lenses, then wait 10 minutes after using this medicine before inserting your lenses.
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 as soon as possible if any of the following side effects occur:
Less common or rare
Bleeding in the eye or redness or swelling of the eye or the eyelid (not present before you started using this medicine or becoming worse while you are using this medicine)
blurred vision or other change in vision
fever or chills
itching or tearing
nausea or vomiting
sensitivity to light
shortness of breath
sticky or matted eyelashes
swelling of face
tightness in chest
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, stinging, or mild discomfort after application
Less common or rare
Bigger or smaller pupils (black part of eye)
trouble in sleeping
runny or stuffy nose
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.