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What are side effects of fluorometholone ophthalmic suspension?

Common fluorometholone ophthalmic suspension side effects include blurred vision, temporary stinging or burning and strange mouth taste. Other side effects include eye irritation, redness, stinging, itching and sores. Seek immediate medical attention if you develop an allergic reaction to the medication characterized by difficulty breathing, hives, rash, chest tightness or swelling of the mouth, lips, tongue, throat or face. Stop using the medication if the following serious side effects develop, including sudden vision changes, pain behind the eyes or a severe headache. Other serious side effects include: tunnel vision, sudden eye irritation, eye pain, halos around light or light sensitivity. Be aware of the signs of an eye infection that might be characterized by swelling, crusting and draining, and notify your doctor if they occur.

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